VG247’s The Best Games Ever Podcast – Ep.12: Best game that you hated for a very specific reason

Disclaimer: For authorized causes a few of the names of the folks concerned on this story have been altered.

”Steve,” exclaimed the availability trainer, Miss Character Vacuum.

”Sure, Miss,” replied Steve.


”Right here, Miss,” replied Frank.


”Sure, Miss,” replied George.


”Sure, Miss, right here” replied Stacey.

”Dickhead,” continued Miss Character Vacuum.

There was silence, solely damaged by the slight sound of heads turning and necks rubbing towards shirt collars.

”Dickhead,” Miss Character Vacuum said as soon as extra, this time accompanied by a imprecise look out throughout the classroom.

Nonetheless solely pores and skin on cotton could possibly be heard, however the turned heads may as properly have been drawing an arrow pointing straight at Dickhead.

”Dickhead, if that’s you, please are you able to reply,” requested Miss Character Vacuum fairly politely.

”My title isn’t Dickhead,” stated Dickhead with all of the petulance of speaking child Jack Russell.

”I’m sorry,” stated Miss V. “What’s your title?”

”Dick,” sneered Dickhead.

”OK, thanks,” stated Miss V, letting the tone go unpunished to only get by means of the register.

”Kate,” enquired Miss V.

”Aren’t you going to name my title?” interrupted Dickhead.

”OK, sure,” stated Miss V now slightly flustered and clearly barely aggravated however making an attempt to not present it. “Dick.”


Miss V stared at Dickhead with the sort of stare that will both flip you to stone or burn a gap straight by means of you.

”My title is Dickhead,” stated Dickhead.

I fucking hated Dickhead. And with that, Welcome to the VG247 Finest Video games Ever Podcast, Episode 12: Finest recreation you hated for a really particular cause.

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Please do tell us what you consider the present – and if that is your first time listening, do return to listen to the previous episodes. In case you’ve acquired recommendations for matters, we’d love to listen to them. I do not wish to say we’re scraping the barrel, however properly… somebody instructed “Finest recreation with a duck” the opposite day and for a second I assumed it was one of the best concept of all time.

“What’s VG247’s Finest Video games Ever Podcast?” you ask whereas making an attempt to work out what Dickhead’s actual title was. Three syllables and could possibly be shortened to 2. That’s the one clue you’re getting. I count on he is gone on to star in a 30-minute panel present the place folks resolve on one of the best recreation in a particular class, identical to this podcast – though in contrast to this podcast, that present is probably going imply spirited, clueless, and never as sensible because it thinks it’s.

We’ve acquired some particulars on the present’s content material under (if you wish to get a refresher earlier than heading to the feedback to make an exquisite, thought of submit or don’t wish to hear however do wish to know what video games we picked), so if you wish to keep away from spoilers, don’t scroll previous this fan-made creation of what Chris Bratt would seem like if he was a quite massive chocobo (Assist associates of VG247, Individuals Make Video games, on Patreon).

Chris Bratt as a large chocobo

The Finest Recreation that you just hated for a really particular cause

That is the subject of Episode twelve of VG247’s Finest Video games Ever Podcast. Right here’s a rundown of who picked what.

Tom – Last Fantasy 7 (unique launch)

Sure, I’ve picked one of the crucial liked video games of all time, however no, I haven’t gone given that the sport’s advertising offered folks a recreation that wasn’t because it appeared. Primarily, I acquired caught on disc one, OK? Perhaps I used to be bored and actually couldn’t be bothered to determine what I used to be meant to be doing, however in my thoughts the Saucer space was so unhealthy that I simply gave up.

Alex – From Russia With Love

Sean Connery offering his voice and likeness to a brand new Bond recreation! What may go flawed? Effectively, it appears the efficiency may. As a lot as Sean is liked within the basic James Bond motion pictures, his appearing within the PS2-era online game is borderline horrible. Such a disgrace.

James – Persona 4

Persona 4 is a incredible recreation the place you discover out that rural life will be extra thrilling than you ever imagined, as you resolve the enigmatic case of an otherworldly killer and make the sort of friendships that final a lifetime. The one bother is you may throw all of that away within the house of a single dialog, together with doubtlessly hours-upon-hours of progress and invested time. Nowhere inside the sport does it let you know any of this, however it is best to’ve labored on the nook store extra, fool.

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