#1 Posted by falserelic (5407 posts) -

Alone in the Dark comes to my mind. There was a bad and worse ending pretty much. In the end you''ll feel like everything you've done was pointless. I remember laughing thinking to myself how everything I've done was meaningless.

#2 Posted by Video_Game_King (36272 posts) -

I hereby declare that Mass Effect 3 CANNOT be mentioned in this thread. It simply ain't happening.

#3 Posted by falserelic (5407 posts) -

Yeah outside of mass effect name something else people.

#4 Posted by TheHBK (5563 posts) -

Metal Gear Solid series.

Maybe not the events per se, well after the first one, each one was just horrible. The endless monologues about some lesson or theme Kojima was focused on. The cliffhangers and nonexistant surprises that just turned out to be nothing.

#5 Edited by Elyk247 (371 posts) -

Indigo Prophecy was played up quite well, but the aftermath and what happened was so cliche. Yeah, there were multiple endings but they were all just tiny variations, kinda like the no-no game mentioned earlier.

#6 Posted by falserelic (5407 posts) -

@TheHBK said:

Metal Gear Solid series.

Maybe not the events per se, well after the first one, each one was just horrible. The endless monologues about some lesson or theme Kojima was focused on. The cliffhangers and nonexistant surprises that just turned out to be nothing.

I'm kinda surprised to see you said metal gear.

#7 Posted by Godlyawesomeguy (6402 posts) -

Red Dead Redemption

Darksiders

Portal 2

Silent Hill 2

#8 Posted by Discoman (171 posts) -

I didn't like the LA Noire ending much, but it had to end that way. Well, they probably didn't need to do the flood thing but whatever.

I think any game that has a cliffhanger ending and never had a sequel is up there.

MGS4 was too corny and too much fanservice. Having Big Boss come back was a really poor decision.

#9 Posted by Hailinel (25205 posts) -

@Video_Game_King said:

I hereby declare that Mass Effect 3 CANNOT be mentioned in this thread. It simply ain't happening.

PARADOX.

#10 Posted by Video_Game_King (36272 posts) -

@Hailinel said:

@Video_Game_King said:

I hereby declare that Mass Effect 3 CANNOT be mentioned in this thread. It simply ain't happening.

PARADOX.

NIXON WINS THE ELECTION.

#11 Posted by ZeForgotten (10397 posts) -

I played through some Sniper game (it was terrible and free!) that came out like.. 2010 or 2011? something like that.. shot a guy, credits.. 

#12 Posted by HellBrendy (994 posts) -

Can't really come up with THAT ending I hated, but I will say the latter part of Deus Ex Human Revolution was crap. Here they have a great opportunity to comment on human augmentation and where to draw the line and so forth and so forth, but they jerk it into some conspiracy shit instead. That dissapointed me alot.

#13 Posted by falserelic (5407 posts) -

@HellBrendy said:

Can't really come up with THAT ending I hated, but I will say the latter part of Deus Ex Human Revolution was crap. Here they have a great opportunity to comment on human augmentation and where to draw the line and so forth and so forth, but they jerk it into some conspiracy shit instead. That dissapointed me alot.

I felt the same way too.

#14 Posted by Zaccheus (1805 posts) -

Well I would have said the game that is not going to be mentioned in this thread, but the other one that comes to mind is Kane & Lynch 2: Dog Days. That game has the most amazing anticlimax, it just rolls credits and stuns you. What the fuck was that?

#15 Posted by MiniPato (2751 posts) -

@TheHBK said:

Metal Gear Solid series.

Maybe not the events per se, well after the first one, each one was just horrible. The endless monologues about some lesson or theme Kojima was focused on. The cliffhangers and nonexistant surprises that just turned out to be nothing.

I partly agree. I really liked the endings to MGS2 and MGS3. But I felt MGS4 was a poor ending to the series overall.

#16 Posted by MariachiMacabre (7099 posts) -
@Godlyawesomeguy

Red Dead Redemption

Darksiders

Portal 2

Silent Hill 2

Oh god what the fuck, man! RDR, Darksiders and Portal 2? They have awesome endings! I hate you do much right now. Come here so I can cut you.
#17 Posted by TaliciaDragonsong (8606 posts) -

Dragon Age 2.

#18 Posted by DreDavis (37 posts) -

Kane & Lynch 2: Dog Days - it doesn't end, it just stops. Oh, also Assassin's Creed II. Hate cliffhangers.

#19 Posted by Jackhole (390 posts) -

@Godlyawesomeguy said:

Red Dead Redemption

what

#20 Edited by Vestigial_Man (311 posts) -

Enslaved : Odyssey to the West had an awful ending. The really interesting emotional peaks came too early and then it introduces a whole bunch of new ideas before... CREDITS. It just stops with no indication of what happens next despite setting up a whole bunch of stuff. Which is sad because the rest of the game's story was great with a fascinating world, really good characters and the some moments leading up to the end that were some of the most touching I've seen in the last 10 years of gaming.

#21 Posted by cutyoface (553 posts) -

@Discoman said:

I didn't like the LA Noire ending much, but it had to end that way. Well, they probably didn't need to do the flood thing but whatever.

I would have to agree with this because it was so sudden.

#22 Posted by xaLieNxGrEyx (2605 posts) -

Silent Hill 2, MGS2 and 3 all have some of the greatest endings in gaming.

Whatever you guys are smoking keep it the hell away from me.

#23 Posted by Jothel (936 posts) -
@Jackhole

@Godlyawesomeguy said:

Red Dead Redemption

what

Yeah seriously
#24 Posted by huntad (1958 posts) -

Wow, you're on a roll with these questions.

I didn't care for MGS2's ending.

#25 Posted by JoeyRavn (4983 posts) -

Sniper's ending is pretty bad. Finish last mission, fade to black, "THE END". Just like that.

#26 Posted by mosespippy (4449 posts) -

Borderlands was pretty shit.

I disliked Devil May Cry's ending some but I can't remember why. Maybe I thought it was too easy compared to the rest of the game. That game ended with just shooting the final boss twice and then flying off the island before it blew up right?

#27 Posted by Jay444111 (2441 posts) -

@xaLieNxGrEyx said:

Silent Hill 2, MGS2 and 3 all have some of the greatest endings in gaming.

Whatever you guys are smoking keep it the hell away from me.

I may not have played Silent Hill 2 all the way yet, I will have to agree with your statement. Also I am including RDR in this as well because I freaking love that ending. Also Enslaved for just being fucking awesome IMO of course.

Prince of Persia 08... it is... just horrible.

Borderlands.

Sims 3 because the only way to end that game is if it glitched or if you died.

Viewtiful Joe 2... where is 3... oh yeah, Capcom are dicks.

I am going to include a movie one in here as well and am going to just say it.

Starship Troopers 3 is not only the worst movie of all time. (I am completely willing to fight on this one.) But it also has a HORRIBLE ending. Basically the military officially becomes a sort of holy army now or something. It is a level of stupid above even... hm... Mass Effect 3's ending. Just saying.

#28 Posted by NMC2008 (1237 posts) -

Enslaved, RAGE, Crackdown, all Splinter Cell games after part 1, Deathsmiles, Ghostbusters The Game, Monster Madness, Perfect Dark Zero, Eat Lead.

Endings that pissed me off:

L.A. Noire, Mafia 2, Lost Odyssey(you know why).

#29 Posted by Erk_Forever (157 posts) -

Finished Syndicate today.

#30 Edited by awesomeusername (4216 posts) -

I would have to say Jak 3, not because it was bad, but because I hated it. Why? because Jak kissed that bitch Ashelin instead of Keira! Naughty Dog doesn't know anything about romance those fuckers. You just don't build up relationships in games just to throw it out the window like that! Ashelin was flirting with Torn at the end of Jak II because they had a thing for each other and Jak and Keira almost kissed in both the first 2 games! Fuck Naughty Dog! Seriously!

@MariachiMacabre said:

@Godlyawesomeguy

Red Dead Redemption

Darksiders

Portal 2

Silent Hill 2

Oh god what the fuck, man! RDR, Darksiders and Portal 2? They have awesome endings! I hate you do much right now. Come here so I can cut you.

Let's cut him together. I hate this guy!

#31 Posted by MariachiMacabre (7099 posts) -

@awesomeusername said:

I would have to say Jak 3, not because it was bad, but because I hated it. Why? because Jak kissed that bitch Ashelin instead of Keira! Naughty Dog doesn't know anything about romance those fuckers. You just don't build up relationships in games just to throw it out the window like that! Ashelin was flirting with Torn at the end of Jak II because they had a thing for each other and Jak and Keira almost kissed in both the first 2 games! Fuck Naughty Dog! Seriously!

@MariachiMacabre said:

@Godlyawesomeguy

Red Dead Redemption

Darksiders

Portal 2

Silent Hill 2

Oh god what the fuck, man! RDR, Darksiders and Portal 2? They have awesome endings! I hate you do much right now. Come here so I can cut you.

Let's cut him together. I hate this guy!

must die for his transgressions!

#32 Edited by YI_Orange (1172 posts) -

I guess the one that comes to mind first is Syndicate. Not because the rest of the story was good, but you should have just shot that other dude and Lily and been best friend murder-pals with Merit.

Also, I get strangest sense that is trying to bait responses.

#33 Posted by awesomeusername (4216 posts) -

@MariachiMacabre said:

@awesomeusername said:

I would have to say Jak 3, not because it was bad, but because I hated it. Why? because Jak kissed that bitch Ashelin instead of Keira! Naughty Dog doesn't know anything about romance those fuckers. You just don't build up relationships in games just to throw it out the window like that! Ashelin was flirting with Torn at the end of Jak II because they had a thing for each other and Jak and Keira almost kissed in both the first 2 games! Fuck Naughty Dog! Seriously!

@MariachiMacabre said:

@Godlyawesomeguy

Red Dead Redemption

Darksiders

Portal 2

Silent Hill 2

Oh god what the fuck, man! RDR, Darksiders and Portal 2? They have awesome endings! I hate you do much right now. Come here so I can cut you.

Let's cut him together. I hate this guy!

must die for his transgressions!

And for treason and his betrayal against the empire!

#34 Posted by Zaccheus (1805 posts) -

@YI_Orange said:

Also, I get strangest sense that is trying to bait responses.

No way! Who would do such a thing? And on the Internet of all places.

#35 Posted by Revan_NL (343 posts) -

Mass Effect 3 obviously (had to mention it). But MGS4 is pretty horrible. I could've ended strong, with Snake ending his life, instead we go a looooong monologue.

#36 Posted by Svenzon (729 posts) -

I bought the GOTY ediiton of Borderlands and was pumped to play all the DLC. Then I completed the main game. The final boss and ending made me so mad I never played the game again.

Homefront was terrible from beginning to end and the ending was just icing on the shitcake. Suddenly you're expected to care about the jackass that has done nothing but fuck up and cause trouble for everyone (and block doorways for you) because he out of the blue decides to sacrifice himself? Fuck you, Kaos Studios and fuck you, John Milius. God, that game pissed me off more than it should have.

Then there are the games where you're expecting a big payoff but the game basically goes "Well, time to call it a day" and fades to black. I guess at some level I'd rather have that than a bad ending, but you feel kinda cheated. Medal of Honor: Allied Assault, which was a great shooter back in the day, did this. You get on a train and "THE END". The original Syndicate also just goes "THE END", which was pretty disappointing considering how extremely difficult the final mission is.

#37 Posted by CyborgDuo (105 posts) -

I really didn't like Max Payne 3's ending. It didn't feel right with the character, even though he had resolved a bit of the torment within himself. It seems like you can't go through that much fucked-up stuff, kill one dude, and move on with your life.

#38 Posted by Redbullet685 (6085 posts) -

LA Noire instantly came up in my mind.

#39 Posted by FluxWaveZ (19388 posts) -

I really didn't like L.A. Noire's ending. Apparently, it's typical to the "noire" genre, but I felt it was abrupt and unrewarding. I didn't need a good ending, but one that I felt was well executed, at least.

Also, MGS4's ending went on for too long. Snake killing himself would have obviously been very impactful, but even without that all of the talking made it pretty tedious.

#40 Posted by Nightriff (5338 posts) -

RDR, GTA4 and LA Noire, almost any Rockstar game sadly. For some reason the first 10 hours of their games are fantastic and then they just can't end the games. Very depressing.

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#41 Posted by Red (5994 posts) -

Fallout 3's ending could've been good (the moral choice it asks you is a good one), but its execution was awful.

Also, ending Fire Emblem: The Blazing Sword with a short scene detailing the beginning of FE6--which still isn't released stateside--was just evil.

#42 Edited by falserelic (5407 posts) -

I agree with the guys that said Kane And Lynch 2: Dog Shit. I just threw my hands up and said fuck this ending. I was so pissed how sudden the game ended. When the game was starting to get interesting it was over in a flash. The 60 bucks I spent was spent in vain dammit.

#43 Posted by zombie2011 (5048 posts) -

Halo 2.

While it wasn't a bad ending, i don't mind cliff hangers for games you know are going to get a sequal, it sucked we had to wait 3 years to finish the story.

#44 Posted by Village_Guy (2662 posts) -

Games that don't end but just stop, like Kane and Lynch 2 for example. Fallout 3 had a really crappy ending. Black Ops ending was decent, although the way you killed the bad guy was super underwhelming and the whole ending was both corny and ridiculous, just stupid.

Oh, and how can I forget! Halo 2! I was like: "Yeah! Let's fucking do this! What? Is that the ending?! What the fuck is going to happen?!"

#45 Edited by Vegetable_Side_Dish (1733 posts) -
@FluxWaveZ said:

I really didn't like L.A. Noire's ending. Apparently, it's typical to the "noire" genre, but I felt it was abrupt and unrewarding. I didn't need a good ending, but one that I felt was well executed, at least.

Also, MGS4's ending went on for too long. Snake killing himself would have obviously been very impactful, but even without that all of the talking made it pretty tedious.

While I like the ending they came up with, I do agree that Snake actually going through with it would've been the ultimate ending, quite literally. You can probably blame Konami HQ for that decision more than Kojipro, though. 
#46 Posted by TheHumanDove (2523 posts) -

Mass effect 3

#47 Posted by falserelic (5407 posts) -

@TheHumanDove said:

Mass effect 3

Holy Shit! you just had to go there didn't you?

#48 Posted by TheHumanDove (2523 posts) -

@falserelic said:

@TheHumanDove said:

Mass effect 3

Holy Shit! you just had to go there didn't you?

I regret nothing

#49 Posted by dietmango (1667 posts) -

@mosespippy said:

Borderlands was pretty shit.

I disliked Devil May Cry's ending some but I can't remember why. Maybe I thought it was too easy compared to the rest of the game. That game ended with just shooting the final boss twice and then flying off the island before it blew up right?

I agree. After you beat the final boss it was just like "Hey, congrats, you beat the game! Credits." I'm like what? That's it? Plus that boss fight was pretty freakin' lame.

The final boss of DMC1 still had a life bar so you kinda had to "fight" him in a specific amount of time. And then you shoot him once then flying off the island.

#50 Posted by mikey87144 (1806 posts) -

@Godlyawesomeguy said:

Red Dead Redemption

Darksiders

Portal 2

Silent Hill 2

Can't speak for Silent Hill 2 but the rest of those games have very good endings.