Top 10 TERRIBLE Handheld Ports

  • Published on Mar 5, 2017
    Having our favorites seems like a dream come true - but in these cases, it’s too good to be true. These are the worst versions of great games - the ones so mangled to get them down to portable status for the Gameboy, Vita, Nintendo DS or Smartphone that they were basically unrecognizable and in some cases, literally unplayable. Welcome to and today we’re counting down our picks for the Top 10 Worst Handheld Ports!
    00:39 #10. “Medal of Honor Underground” (2002) GameBoy Advance
    01:24 #9. “Hyrule Warriors Legends” (2016) Original 3DS
    02:19 #8. “Minecraft” (2014) Playstation Vita
    03:08 #7. “Jak and Daxter Collection” (2013) Playstation Vita
    04:06 #6. “BioShock” (2014) Apple iOS
    04:53 #5. “Earthworm Jim” (2001) GameBoy Advance
    05:45 #4. “Borderlands 2” (2014) Playstation Vita
    06:36 #3, #2 & #1: ????
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Comments • 2 333

  •  2 years ago +163

    You may want to try some of these games anyway, despite them being bad:
    Jak and Daxter Collection - PlayStation Vita
    Borderlands 2
    Myst - Nintendo 3DS

    • Call Me maybe
      Call Me maybe Year ago

      Tr0vb13makr Kazak bro, they have it mapped to the D-pad for a reason.

    • Macqueen0071
      Macqueen0071 Year ago

      Nidowott h

    • Nicholas Johnson
      Nicholas Johnson Year ago

      *Clicks on the video.*
      *Sees Sonic Genesis at number 1.*
      *Questions why humanity is so unoriginal.*

    • Tr0vb13makr Kazak
      Tr0vb13makr Kazak Year ago also I have the PS Vita version of Minecraft and it's pretty bad there's no L2or r2

    • Tr0vb13makr Kazak
      Tr0vb13makr Kazak Year ago Hyrule Warriors Legends is not very bad sure it's pretty hard but any game can be hard besides I've never even played the original Hyrule Warriors

  • Random Reviewer
    Random Reviewer 9 days ago +1

    Basically, most of DS ports are awful, true story. Like the Lego Star wars 2 for the DS, you forgot this glitchfest of a game.

  • Hell Seeker
    Hell Seeker 20 days ago

    Minecraft for vita is awesome i dont have crashes and lag

  • Awakens
    Awakens 26 days ago

    TASM 2 3DS The Smurfs 2 DS which makes TASM 2 3DS seem like borderlands or any great game.

  • OkcRyan_ Yt
    OkcRyan_ Yt 2 months ago

    I remembered buying bio shock on the ipad

  • Dewey Biggs 6069
    Dewey Biggs 6069 2 months ago

    I want to get a ps vita. I don't really know much about it. But i have a question: can i transfer my ps3 account to the ps vita??

  • Asmr A.J.
    Asmr A.J. 2 months ago

    Where's call of duty black ops for 3ds?

  • The Good Good Fine Fine Player

    What about minecraft on the 3ds? It's trash

  • Dr.Gamer Man
    Dr.Gamer Man 3 months ago

    Good thing I have a New Nintendo 3ds XL for Hyrule Warriors Legends.😇

  • Cat Doy
    Cat Doy 4 months ago

    Minecraft vita is not bad i played that everday even in school

  • Princess Leia Organa
    Princess Leia Organa 5 months ago

    So basically don't get a PS Vita...

  • Lochlann Donnelly
    Lochlann Donnelly 5 months ago


  • Majak Majak
    Majak Majak 5 months ago

    At least SM64DS isn't on this list

  • IceFireWolf225
    IceFireWolf225 5 months ago

    Drill for a hand is awesome epic and protective

  • SirDickCheney
    SirDickCheney 5 months ago

    Terrible fucking list...its like you just shit out a video because you had to. Then you leave referral links to buy the "bad" games....what a piece of shit.

  • Yuchen Wang
    Yuchen Wang 6 months ago

    Man fuck this! Bioshock for me as someone who never experienced the console version is still one of the greatest mobile single player!!!!

  • Argentenuem
    Argentenuem 6 months ago

    Why wasn't the Elder Scrolls 4: Oblivion on this list?

  • vector
    vector 6 months ago

    I mean Minecraft ps vita isnt that bad

  • Mysterionx
    Mysterionx 6 months ago

    I love bioshock

  • Exxelenen Setijadi
    Exxelenen Setijadi 7 months ago

    its your cell phone according to the thunbnail

  • Giro and Karin
    Giro and Karin 7 months ago

    Well, Sonic Genesis did one thing right. It got rid of that stupid instakill glitch involving spikes.

  • Zexal's Revenge
    Zexal's Revenge 7 months ago

    I agree with everything except Minecraft.

    • Takeo
      Takeo 7 months ago

      Zexal's Revenge bc your a kid

  • Nintendorak Yamato
    Nintendorak Yamato 8 months ago

    Hyrule Warriors Definitive Edition is the best
    In terms of graphics

  • Dog shit Has feelings too

    When a game from 1991 can’t run on a console from 2002 you know something is wrong.

  • vidygamer
    vidygamer 8 months ago

    Doom gba is also horrible.

  • Sonic The Bootleg Plush

    Anybody would pay for Sonic The Hedgehog to have spin dash cause the game is difficult without it

  • TOYBONNIE1ST- King of games

    you keep complainun about downgraded graphics.They HAD to be downgraded otherwise it would not run.
    I know this is a 2017 video but just puttin that out there.

  • Floyd Royds
    Floyd Royds 9 months ago

    Medal of honor shouldn't be considered a game with bad graphics, reason being the console it was on. The fact that they got that out of the GBA is actually quite impressive

  • ata_9Four
    ata_9Four 9 months ago

    minecraft bedrock edition for android is already terrible

  • DoritoFan80 Official Channel

    Mortal Kombat Advance should be number 1. It's even worse than the Gameboy and Game Gear versions.

  • Bill Blass
    Bill Blass 9 months ago

    damn i was hoping Bioshock was gonna come out for Android

  • Captain Resentiment
    Captain Resentiment 9 months ago

    Am I the only one who liked MGS 3D?

  • Mat Dub
    Mat Dub 10 months ago

    I was able until push through borderlands on the vita and still have some fun, though once I got the handsome collection I never played it again.

  • Phantom Rxsc
    Phantom Rxsc 10 months ago

    Bioshock mobile wasnt that bad

  • Bony Tablet
    Bony Tablet 10 months ago

    I agree with mortal kombat advance.

  • dk kanofkash
    dk kanofkash 10 months ago

    I loved being able to play Bioshock on my phone! I did not mind spending 8 dollars at all. It was my favorite fps on my phone.

  • Max Is my name
    Max Is my name 10 months ago

    I loved bioshock on the iPad

  • ded mnwlkn
    ded mnwlkn 10 months ago

    Bioshock actually wasn’t the worst and I miss it.

  • Vie
    Vie 10 months ago

    this wm narrator sucks

  • lolo lola
    lolo lola 10 months ago

    2k scammed mamy people with bioshock. No refund

  • Juan Flores
    Juan Flores 11 months ago

    Why is BioShock on Here it was the best port on appstore

  • DX Animates
    DX Animates 11 months ago

    Did you really think that appleos has the same power as a fucking PC. Wait..... Did you also expect The GBA could run a fucking console game
    you dicks at watch mojo

  • Anthony Lalama
    Anthony Lalama 11 months ago

    Surprised Tomb Raider for android isnt on the list, the abysmal controls make the game damn near impossible

    NICULL 11 months ago

    Number one should be Blur Overdrive

  • James Esterline
    James Esterline 11 months ago +1

    Before watching: I hope Myst for the DS/3DS is on this list. I mean, it was number 1 on "Top 10 Worst 3DS Games."
    After watching: At least it was number 2.

  • TheWGamer43891
    TheWGamer43891 11 months ago

    What about those Skylanders ports to Mobile

  • Crazy Cookie Dib
    Crazy Cookie Dib 11 months ago

    This List Is Disgustingly bad
    Half of these games are great on these Handhelds

  • ThePrankGD
    ThePrankGD 11 months ago

    Honesly, your the only channel that says hyrule warriors legends isnt better than the original

  • Spooking
    Spooking 11 months ago

    How the hell is there not a single Need For Speed port for the GBA here?

  • fluffy tony
    fluffy tony 11 months ago

    This video is bullshit i finished borderlands 2 on vita many times also got the platinum trophy, and snake eater on 3ds was imo an excellent port

  • Slazy
    Slazy 11 months ago

    how about amazing spiderman 2 for 3ds

  • Renan Souza
    Renan Souza 11 months ago

    Snake Eater 3D and Minecraft for the Vita are great! What are you talking about!

  • Brayden Hatfield
    Brayden Hatfield 11 months ago

    Oh, before Minecraft came out on the 3ds. Still don’t know why they made that decision...

  • No Crow Here
    No Crow Here 11 months ago

    I’d still buy snake eater for 3ds

  • Team SKG
    Team SKG 11 months ago

    Weird how the first game shown when the video started is not on this list xD

  • NICE.
    NICE. Year ago

    No saints row 2

  • dGladiator
    dGladiator Year ago

    Hyrule warriors on the og 3ds wasn't that bad.

  • Ultima Fox
    Ultima Fox Year ago

    Yo, Lego Star Wars on the Nintendo DS was atrocious! Horrible graphics, animations, gameplay and it was packed with more bugs than a rotting carcass! The entire time, it felt like I was playin' a bootlegged version of the game!

  • Jimmy a Geek
    Jimmy a Geek Year ago

    Syberia is Worst Port on DS!

  • Jimmy a Geek
    Jimmy a Geek Year ago

    Minecraft on Vita is Better than PS4

  • ViPR King
    ViPR King Year ago

    MW3 for the ds was terrible

  • NCPTheChamp
    NCPTheChamp Year ago

    Update this list and put fortnite as #1, because the game is ass and nobody can convince me otherwise.

  • SupaIsaiah016
    SupaIsaiah016 Year ago +1

    My Minecraft PS Vita save got corrupted twice but I had a backup.

  • Call Me maybe
    Call Me maybe Year ago

    You put MoH underground above Borderlands 2 and Minecraft Vita, that's comparing a rotting corpse to a McDonald's meal. Come on, at least the Vita games are playable.

  • Itsjohnidk
    Itsjohnidk Year ago

    lol at jak and daxter being graphicly ground breaking

  • ChilledRacoonTM
    ChilledRacoonTM Year ago

    Black ops zombies? I mean, I had some trouble with the game, not much tho and it was easier than the original

  • ameerashour2018
    ameerashour2018 Year ago

    Is it just me or your completely against most Sonic games?

    • ameerashour2018
      ameerashour2018 Year ago

      Acel Damia I know but they're not THAT bad for me to be honest. I personally love Sonic 06 even though it's terrible for other reasons.

    • Acel Damia
      Acel Damia Year ago

      Most people are against most Sonic games.

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  • Lee Anderson
    Lee Anderson Year ago

    Hey don't go knocking down Snake Eater 3d!

  • omegadavid99
    omegadavid99 Year ago

    consoles fucking sucks balls

  • [HY] Rainstormzs
    [HY] Rainstormzs Year ago

    Number 1: *FORTNITE*

  • chris210racer
    chris210racer Year ago

    Doom 2 on GBA was also a bad port. From FPS issues to the inability to circle strafe or easily use the controls.

  • Keiji Johnson
    Keiji Johnson Year ago

    Oh come on now! Hyrule Warriors Legends is a part of the list?! I mean I know that the frame rate isn’t good on the regular 3DS or on other consoles, but the game is still quite playable, especially when played on the New 3DS. Same goes to the Vita version of Minecraft. And you were just starting off well with MoH Underground GBA...😒

  • warren byrne
    warren byrne Year ago


  • airslashe
    airslashe Year ago

    Damn it the problem is not the dev it the console that have bad cpu gpu

  • Cyborg KiWi
    Cyborg KiWi Year ago

    The thing to note is that the vita releases of Borderlands 2 and Minecraft got patched multiple times which significantly boosted the framerate. You can also overclock the console if you mod it allowing borderlands 2 to pull around 30 fps in many cases

  • markoo markoo
    markoo markoo Year ago

    snake eater 3d was pretty good

  • LocalTokenBlackKid

    Woah snake eater 3D is awesome on the New 3DS

  • One Punched
    One Punched Year ago

    Minecraft vita was gud do you can’t put it on because of one issue you know you shouldn’t do.

  • Loli4lyf
    Loli4lyf Year ago +1

    Potato mash graphic

  • LoganOnTheRun
    LoganOnTheRun Year ago

    Ok look Sonic the Hedgehog Advance is not #1

  • PlatinumEagleStudio's

    I'm not an animation expert, but I've seen enough Pixar movies to know that 3:13 is like beyond the WORST animation that I have ever seen >__

  • SpongeX
    SpongeX Year ago

    Sonic genesis didn't lag for me but it is still shitty

  • Lwilly Watherzon
    Lwilly Watherzon Year ago

    The developers are not to blame, they had to try to optimize it as best as possible and try to make the controls comfortable because of the shortage of them

  • Malek McFetridge
    Malek McFetridge Year ago

    Honestly, Snake eater 3d doesn't seem all that bad. It got positive reviews, fans enjoyed it, and it's handheld port of a metal gear solid game, which we have never gotten before. No, the GBC Metal Gear solid does not count.

  • Omega Coolster
    Omega Coolster Year ago

    im always surprised with these sorts of lists when i see Earthworm Jim 1 picked over 2, EWJ2 GBA is the worst port of any game (yes even Sonic Genesis) that i had displeasure of playing...

  • StickmanStudios
    StickmanStudios Year ago

    Minecraft on 3Ds XL is pretty good! No frame rate drops or crashes!

  • Darren Spohn
    Darren Spohn Year ago

    Regarding hyrule warriors.
    The reason it was not exclusive to the new 3ds is because that would have limited the sales. And thw game likely would not have sold enough copies to make back the development costs.

  • Matthew Strampe
    Matthew Strampe Year ago

    TBH the Lego Movie Videogame for the 3DS and stuff was pretty bad. The levels were bad and it was super difficult because once you died, you'd have to start all over, unlike the console versions, where you would respawn right where you died. The other handheld Lego games had bad graphics, as well. The thing is that the handheld devices had more power than the GameCube, and that still had full fledged console games.

  • James Burns
    James Burns Year ago

    The vita port of Minecraft was excellent wtf, the world size was exact same as PS3; too what shitty info

  • Leonassassin3
    Leonassassin3 Year ago

    These were so bad I love it

  • Nico Gabriel
    Nico Gabriel Year ago

    Where's Mortal Kombat X for iPhone?

  • Kenny Stumpmier
    Kenny Stumpmier Year ago

    Hyrule warriors was amazing and same with Minecraft psvita

  • Sergyman Sergyman

    7:26 jumpscare

  • Inferno Gaming YT

    GTA IV to pc

  • Narev
    Narev Year ago

    I'm sure Minecraft on the Vita was a great success, 5 of the estimated 7 Vita owners bought it.

  • Average Nerd
    Average Nerd Year ago

    I swear if Sonic the hedgehog Genesis isn't number 1.

  • Alex Gonzalez
    Alex Gonzalez Year ago

    I disagree on the Minecraft on Playstation Vita and Bioshock on phone I think both of them would be great handheld port

  • Whoa hey guys welcome to EB Games

    I personally thought metal gear 3d was fine...

  • tommylee652000
    tommylee652000 Year ago

    Borderlands and jax work perfect on slim but the original vita it horred jax still has one or two sound glitch in each games. Borderlands ok port just wish the better dlcs went to the vita.