The worst video game of 2009 has been all but decided, with 2ch’s 2009 “Kusoge of the Year” award being handed down to a title so buggy as to barely be playable, in fact possessing even more bugs than were present in the PC original.
The sure winner (or possibly loser) of the award, 戦極姫～戦乱に舞う乙女達～ / Sengoku Hime -Senran ni Mau Otome-tachi-,” is a substantially remade PS2 port of an adult game for the PC, a title with such notoriously bad art that it became somewhat infamous.
As the award is given only to console titles, the atrocious PC original, as well as several other dire titles, are spared from competition.
Complaints centre on the amount of game-breaking bugs introduced into the game despite it having had “a fee-paying alpha-test” with the PC release.
The game is summed up as “replacing all the ero they took out with new bugs.”
The characters do however exhibit a significant improvement in character design, being now only mediocre instead of atrocious:
Not that this is saying much:
The erotic parts can be seen in the original article.
Other awful games of 2009 cited barely compare to this, mostly being obscure titles unworthy of mention, with the worst of Japan’s gaming industry easily shielding any undeserving top sellers from inclusion.
With the possible exception of Nippon Ichi’s “Let’s 全力ヒッチハイク!!!!!!!!! / Let’s Full Power Hitchhike!!!!!!!!!,” a title evidently intent on redefining Wii quality: