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It’s nice to look back and smile at the best games of the year, but let’s be real — we all have more fun being snarky a-holes. With that in mind, the GamesBeat Decides podcast handed out The Bad Awards as part of its GamesBeat Rewind 2018.

For this episode, we created a bunch of awards to hand out to the worst games, the biggest disappointments, and some noticeable embarrassments. Enjoy!

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  • Detroit’s back of the bus mistake
  • We worked 100 hours weeks
  • Riot Games sexual harassment
  • The “Hey, why I am playing the baby version when I can play the real thing”
  • Worst “Let’s Build a Castle” Midgame of the Year
  • Ain’t No Roach
  • This is Sparta? This is boring
  • Caving into Japanese shareholders Award
  • Best Argument for a Union Award
  • “MUSHROOOM POWERRRRR”
  • Sick of mobile timers
  • “I hate Spiders” award
  • The Award For Loving Your Own Farts
  • The Best Game At Saving Me Time By Being Bad
  • The “Oh, great. Now I have a responsibility” Award
  • The John McAfee Award For Destroying Wealth and Wasting Time
  • The “Why Is This OK in Video Games” Award
  • The He-Man’s Manly Game for Men Award
  • I’m a bad Tolkein fan Award
  • The “I guess that was a bad idea after all” Award
  • The Game I Should have Like But Didn’t Award

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