9 video games that will break your console or wipe your saves…

Game News 9 video games that will break your console or wipe your saves…

There are bad games and there are ones that need to be taken care of. Console breakers and other backup erasers abound in the video game landscape. So watch out for these 9 games that sometimes have the worst in store for you!

DS

Age of Empires is a well-known franchise. Although recognized as PC, it still managed to win over console players and especially those from Nintendo. They were really welcomed by many in a positive way when the Nintendo DS license arrived in 2006. This port of the first opus, Age of Empires: The Age of Kings, was relatively well received by players and critics, but a devastating bug ruined everything. Corrupt save, drop framerate, freeze… Why do you want to just reboot the game, right? Well done, you can say goodbye to your cartridge, which has become obsolete. A situation that is even more annoying that this bug can be avoided. It is enough to name his empire with a name with more than four letters, which is simple.


PS5

You might be tempted to believe that modern consoles are too powerful to crash a simple game. A recent example proves the opposite: Foreign game. Don’t be fooled by its name, this FPS has nothing to do with the movies of the same name. And you are not advised to try it anyway. Besides the fact that the game is not very good, it can screw up your new PS5. Overheating and freeze Forcing you to restart your console can cause a lot of irreversible damage. Youtuber Conkerax also made a video of the game, which he described as “biggest scam ever”. Just look at the latter and the various comments to understand that Aliens is a game to avoid entirely for the sake of your PS5.


Anthem was never a game with a good reputation. This greatly damaged BioWare’s reputation and will undoubtedly go down in history as one of the biggest failures in the video game world. Some players have a very bad memory of it, because this game broke their PS4. Many have complained about this on the official EA support forums. After being forced to restart their PS4, players find themselves faced with an extremely slow console and checking all files one by one before launching (as usual occurs after a critical error). Some say their console just stopped working or their hard drive is fried. If the problem is not widespread (even raising some doubts), it is important enough for Sony to decide to compensate some of the players concerned.

9 video games that will break your console or wipe your saves...

SNES

Do you remember Diddy Kong, this primate star (along with his fiance Dixie Kong) in the game Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy’s Kong Quest ? A very nice little creature, isn’t it (for a game this nice, by the way)? Well if you have found this bug, you probably disagree with this statement. Disaster strikes in the Castle Crush level. A glitch about the first barrel of the latter can be pure and simple destroy your game cartridge. the glitch is as follows: smash a barrel against the wall but while making the game believe that you are still holding it in your hands. If you’re lucky, this conflict “only” crashes your game before wiping out all your saves. On the other hand, if the latter turns out to be more corrupt, it may be impossible to launch the game…

9 video games that will break your console or wipe your saves...

3DS

Do you know the passwords? The ancestors of our backups, they especially allow direct access to some levels of our favorite games. Metroid used these famous passwords of the time. In addition to this backup feature, some allow you to increase your skills or discover the game a little differently (password fans JUSTIN BAILEY, we met you). When others, like the one just mentioned, become more popular, it’s not always for the right reasons. HIRE RIDLEY MOTHER FUCKER, by triggering invalid data, will just crash your game. A funny little spade from the developers? Well, that depends on your console. On Nintendo 3DS, entering this password may damage the system, forcing you to completely reset it and lose all your data in the process.

9 video games that will break your console or wipe your saves...

Wii U

The Mighty No. 9 is a title that fans of Mega Man and other games in the genre have been waiting for. The latter are even big spenders on the title, eager to see the light of day. But the unofficial revival of the Mega Man series proved to be a disappointing release. As you can imagine, we prefer that this is his only fault. Unfortunately, the Wii U version is a real nightmare for many gamers. In addition to framerate drops and other technical issues, The Mighty No. 9 has two glitch ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​izes has hass, with all the loss and despair that entails…

9 video games that will break your console or wipe your saves...

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Before working on Halo and Destiny, Bungie acquired an almost forgotten license: Myth. At the time, however, his heroic fantasy universe, its 3D aesthetics and its tactical side pleased the players, even justifying the development of the second opus. Yes, but here it is, the latter comes with one of the most important bugs. He can actually erase, not just your backups, but your entire hard drive. And to launch this terrible curse, it is enough to uninstall the game from the main root folder of its hard drive, which is still common. Fortunately, Bungie saved the furniture. Aware of the bug before the release of the title, the studio recalled the discs and replaced them extremis with a corrected version. A pretty crazy story we told you a few months ago.

9 video games that will break your console or wipe your saves...

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In its early days, Ubisoft dabbled in all kinds of games, for better or worse. In 2001, unfortunately, at worst the French publisher led its game-playing in the Dungeons & Dragons universe, Pool of Radiance: Ruins of Myth Drannor. At the time, the game received a shy 13 out of 20 in our columns, but that was not the most embarrassing. The save system actually spends its time corrupting yours when you close the game. worse, Uninstalling the game will cause you to lose all your other installed titles and even the rest of your hard drive. In the end, the bugs we’re constantly pointing out today in some Ubisoft games are less disruptive in comparison.

9 video games that will break your console or wipe your saves...

PS2

Disc game demos… An era that is over and made many gamers happy. Their mere mention will no doubt evoke fond memories for some of you. But some may remember less pleasant moments. In 2004, a demo disc for the PlayStation 2 was particularly damaging: that of Watch Joe 2. Amateur of the first game, you can, at the time, get the chance to know the beginning of the new adventures of the eponymous hero. And maybe you are suffering from his severe technical problem. Running the demo turns absolutely everything on the memory cards plugged into your console into corrupted and unusable savegames. There is no choice, you have to format your memory cards and permanently lose all your backups. A real pleasure…

9 video games that will break your console or wipe your saves...

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