"I'm about to break your back, fool."

We here at Complex love a good video game almost as much as we love a funny pause-worthy moment. That's why it was truly worlds colliding when we came across (uh, yeah) the just-dropped trailer for 505 Games' upcoming football title for...wait for it...Backbreaker. Yes, we've been known to pause rappers, MLB stars, and even Archie, but pause-worthy video games are really right up our alley (yep!). So without further ado, we present to you, in chronological order, The Most Pause-Worthy Video Game Titles of All Time...

Beamrider

CONSOLES: Atari 2600

YEAR: 1983

COMPLEX SAYS: Dude, you know your dad played this while you were sleeping.
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BallBlazer Champions

CONSOLES: PlayStation

YEAR: 1997

COMPLEX SAYS: Uh, "BallBlazer Champion"? That's a title you can keep for yourself, chief.

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Critical Blow

CONSOLES: PlayStation

YEAR: 1997

COMPLEX SAYS: The goal of this game is to get domed out by Janet Maslin. Ha. Ha.
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Eggs of Steel

CONSOLES: PlayStation

YEAR: 1998

COMPLEX SAYS: Video game addicts are quite familiar with getting left with that "eggs of steel" feeling. Ouch.
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Super Smash Bros.

CONSOLES: Nintendo 64

YEAR: 1998

COMPLEX SAYS: We had a feeling about that Mario. Never trust a mustachioed plumber.
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Irritating Stick

CONSOLES: PlayStation

YEAR: 1999

COMPLEX SAYS: We're pretty sure there's a cream for that, homie.
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Mr. Driller

CONSOLES: Wii, PlayStation, PC, Game Boy Color, WonderSwan Color, Arcade

YEAR: 2000

COMPLEX SAYS: Mr. Driller? Looks more like a bottom to us.
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Seaman

CONSOLES: PlayStation 2, Dreamcast, PC

YEAR: 2000

COMPLEX SAYS: Caution...Seaman. See? We gave you fair warning!
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Shrek Extra Large

CONSOLES: Xbox, GameCube

YEAR: 2002

COMPLEX SAYS: No wonder Fiona was so sprung.
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The Sims: Bustin' Out

CONSOLES: PlayStation 2, Xbox, Game Boy Advance, N-Gage

YEAR: 2003

COMPLEX SAYS: And you thought that Sims only got down by showing their little hearts and slinking away to the bedroom.
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Tube Slider

CONSOLES: Gamecube

YEAR: 2003

COMPLEX SAYS: If you get good at this racing game, you can tell your friends how great you are at tube-sliding. They'll like that.
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Brain Age

CONSOLES: Nintendo DS

YEAR: 2006

COMPLEX SAYS: We don't need this game to know the difference between 35-year-old brain and 16-year-old brain. Uh, we mean 18-year-old brain.
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Beatmania

CONSOLES: PlayStation 2

YEAR: 2006

COMPLEX SAYS: We know, we know—this brings back a lot of teenage memories.
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Face Training

CONSOLES: Nintendo DS

YEAR:2007

COMPLEX SAYS: Or, as we like to call it: "Dates 3-5."
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TouchMaster

CONSOLES: Nintendo DS

YEAR: 2007

COMPLEX SAYS: We heard Shane Sparks did the voiceover work for this one. Too soon?
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The Bigs

CONSOLES: 360, PS3, Wii, PS2, PSP

YEAR: 2007

COMPLEX SAYS: Dudes swinging some heavy bats in this one.
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Dragon Ball Z: Burst Limit

CONSOLES: 360, PS3

YEAR: 2008

COMPLEX SAYS: The whole Dragon Ball Z universe is kinda suspect: everybody's 'roided out and the Z-fighters periodically enter an isolated hyperbolic time chamber (with a two dude limit) to "train."
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Pipe Mania

CONSOLES: Wii, PlayStation 2, PC, Nintendo DS, PSP

YEAR: 2008

COMPLEX SAYS: A.k.a., "When Becky Went To College."
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My Horse and Me

CONSOLES: Wii, PC, Nintendo DS

YEAR: 2008

COMPLEX SAYS: We actually saw a show in Mexico last year with the same title.
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Wet

CONSOLES: 360, PS3

YEAR: 2009

COMPLEX SAYS: Complex cover girl Eliza Dushku did the voiceover work for this game, which is awesome. You telling your boys how excited you are about getting Wet is not.
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Shooting Love, 200X

CONSOLES: 360

YEAR: 2009

COMPLEX SAYS: Her: "200 times???" You: "It's shooting LOVE, baby. LOVE!"
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Squeeballs Party

CONSOLES:360, PS3, Wii, Nintendo DS

YEAR: 2010

COMPLEX SAYS: Ain't no party like a Squeeballs Party, y'all.
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Heavy Rain

CONSOLES: PS3

YEAR: 2010

COMPLEX SAYS: Alternate title: "Viscous Rain."
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