#51 Edited by crusader8463 (14422 posts) -

I will just copy paste my post from the other thread about the same topic.

LA Noir on PC. I can run crysis on high at 1920x1080 at a nice 30 FPS and tons of other high end "power" games with zero problems, but I can't even run LA noir at 800x600 with everything turned off. It's literally a slide show it runs so terribly. I'm well and beyond the minimum specs as well, but it's literally unplayable. Between that and GTA 4 being in basically the same boat I will never buy a Rockstar game on PC again.

Also, Dragon Age 2. That game made me so dam sad after how much I loved Origins.

#52 Posted by SamFo (1529 posts) -

spore

#53 Posted by Sgtpierceface (624 posts) -

@Coreymw said:

Halo 2.

Halo: CE was, at the time, one of the greatest games I had ever played. Everything about it appealed to me, space, a stellar war between several races, it was everything I thought I wanted in a game. Then, leading up to the release of Halo 2 I took part in the ARG, I was pumped, everyone I knew was pumped. When I got it home and played it I was devastated. It was a mixture of my own anticipation and the over hyping in the media. That game was everywhere at all times.

I suppose I could understand someone not liking it, but I guess it worked for me because Halo 2 was my first Halo. I couldn't get enough of it, especially the multiplayer.

As a matter of fact it is my favorite.

#54 Posted by BrockNRolla (1702 posts) -

The answer to this question is and forever will be "Dragon Age 2."

#55 Posted by whatsarobot (1 posts) -

South Park for the N64. And it cost about $100. So sad.

#56 Posted by sawtooth (442 posts) -

@SamFo said:

spore

agreed

#57 Posted by Napalm (9020 posts) -

Twisted Metal.

Yes, I am serious.

#58 Posted by mordukai (7150 posts) -

Dead Space 2. That game disappointed me on so many levels.

#59 Posted by Deranged (1837 posts) -

Most disappointing game? Gears of War 2... Awesome story, horrendous gameplay and multiplayer. Gears 3 barely redeemed itself but it became WAY too noob friendly.

@Sgtpierceface said:

@Coreymw said:

Halo 2.

Halo: CE was, at the time, one of the greatest games I had ever played. Everything about it appealed to me, space, a stellar war between several races, it was everything I thought I wanted in a game. Then, leading up to the release of Halo 2 I took part in the ARG, I was pumped, everyone I knew was pumped. When I got it home and played it I was devastated. It was a mixture of my own anticipation and the over hyping in the media. That game was everywhere at all times.

I suppose I could understand someone not liking it, but I guess it worked for me because Halo 2 was my first Halo. I couldn't get enough of it, especially the multiplayer.

As a matter of fact it is my favorite.

I've played every Halo game yet and Halo 2 is still my favourite. Campaign was better in most regards save for the cliffhanger and the multiplayer was absolutely incredible.

#60 Posted by Pinworm45 (4088 posts) -

Far and away Command and Conquer 4.

WHAT THE FUCK

#61 Posted by mosdl (3228 posts) -

Rage on PC probably. Bought it on sale and played some, the shooting wasn't great and there were still textures issues.

#62 Posted by warxsnake (2650 posts) -

Probably Brink because I had decent amount of anticipation for it unlike shitty games that we all know are shitty.

#63 Posted by juanvaldes (185 posts) -

MOO3

Largest drop in game quality from one game to another ever. So bad it killed a franchise dead.

#64 Edited by _Zombie_ (1462 posts) -

I have two. Halo: ODST, and Viking: Battle for Asgard. Now I'll address ODST first, as it's the more disappointing one, because me and my brother split the game to pay new. And what we got was.. well, just not fun. I actually got excited over playing as a human ODST soldier with stealth-heavy gameplay. I didn't exactly get that. A lot of the levels have you basically pulling off some of the same shit as before, 'cept now you don't have shields, which the developers equate with increased mortality, or something. Then there's the fact that the storyline was just so god damned confusing. One flashback happened, then another, and another, and after awhile.. I just lost track of how these were supposed to line up chronologically. Also, it kind of feels like the developers wanted to go for a more open-ended mission structure.. but it ended up being somewhat linear regardless. Not fun, and the multiplayer barely made up for the original cost of the game.

Now, Viking isn't as bad. I paid $8.95 for it in the bargain bin at GameStop, so I had a bit of an idea that it might be crap. But man, did I not know how bad. The gameplay was just.. ugh. Skarin's combat was sluggish and damned-near impossible when fighting against large groups. The stealth missions were infuriating, and the followup where you took over the fortress was worse, and the formula was basically cloned for each one. Go in at night, fuck up their shit in sneaky fashion, get eff out of dodge. Return with massive uber-army, burst down walls, defeat troll/other ginormous beast, take out their mages, then take out the leader, and hooray, you win! Got extremely trying towards the end of the game. The sieges themselves were chaotic and annoying, and the amount of enemies on-screen sometimes froze the disc. Dragons felt a bit tacked-on, and didn't really play as massive a role as they were supposed to. Overall, not a good game, but it was cheap, so I knew what I was getting into.

#65 Posted by catpowerd (153 posts) -

I brought a copy of Saints row 2 and when I got home there was no disk in the case. That was pretty disapointing

#66 Posted by devilzrule27 (1239 posts) -

Resistance 2. I absolutely loved the first game and was so excited for the second but they went and made it all generic. Probably the most let down by a game I've ever been. Ratchet Deadlocked, Dragon Age 2, and FF13 are right up there as well.

#67 Posted by Gnubberen (770 posts) -

Brutal Legend.

Had such high hopes.. and the charm was there... But man all that weird ass third person strategy game, really ruined the game for me.

#68 Posted by SilvarusLupus (310 posts) -

Spyro: A New Beginning. God that game sucks hard.

#69 Posted by sungahymn (1011 posts) -

@Canteu said:

@Crypt135 said:

Dragon Age 2.

#70 Posted by JC_Denton46 (2 posts) -

I agree with the RE5 comments

#71 Posted by hbkdx12 (779 posts) -

Facebreaker
 
Bought it thinking it was a spiritual successor to Ready 2 Rumble
 
>_>

#72 Posted by benitobb (291 posts) -

Fable III

#73 Posted by hbkdx12 (779 posts) -
@corruptsaves said:

NBA Street Homecourt

I loved NBA Street V3 on the Gamecube, with extra Nintendo characters to play as and it even seemed to suite the game pad as well. I was a bit late getting a PS3 so Homecourt had already been out awhile. I couldn't quite put my finger on it but it just didn't feel the same and was quite a bare bones game overall.

Hope another Street game comes out eventually.

To this i would say I found Street V3 disappointing. Pretty good game but man oh man NBA street Volume 2 was just on point with everything. The music was great, lots of modes, features and tons of new tricks. The game was smooth and it struck a nice balance between realistic and cartoony in terms of the visuals. It was just so fuckin great. Put so many hours into that game and that's not even considering that you could make your MJ dream team with 3 MJs from 3 different eras. Just fuckin awesome. Never bothered to pick up homecourt
 
@onan said:

Def Jam Icon. Def Jam Fight For New York was one of my favorite games of the last generation, but Icon managed to turn it into a piss-poor 2D fighter that has more in common with Beat Hazard than the previous title.

I co-sign on this so much. Def Jam FFNY was like fighting game perfection on a disc outside of your typical street fighters and such. There was so much to that game. Just the fact that you were able to have 4 special moves in your arsenal at any given moment was awesome. The gameplay was just top notch. I had people play that game that despise rap and hip-hop that ended up loving that game because of how it played. 
 
When i saw Icon and how great the game looked and great the characters looked, i was so excited thinking it's just gonna be a next gen FFNY. Smh...never been so wrong
 
FFNY is the only game (next to freedom fighters) that i wish MS would have made backward compatiable but nooooooo. Fuckers
 
Between Icon and Facebreaker, i can't give these two piece of shit games away.
#74 Posted by ShaggE (6455 posts) -

Dead Rising. Don't get me wrong, I love the game, but I bought a 360 mainly because the demo was so insanely fun. I expected the entire game to be as detailed and packed with stuff as the opening plaza was, but instead I got a whole bunch of stupidly frustrating boss fights and oddly empty plazas that got too dark to comfortably play in during the night cycle.

I still put an obscene number of hours into it, though, so it couldn't have been that bad.

#75 Posted by Soapy86 (2621 posts) -

Halo 2, Oblivion, Fable III, and Dragon Age II. It says a lot about Fable III that I didn't have very high expectations going in, and I was STILL bitterly disappointed by it.

#76 Posted by Nerolus (245 posts) -

SWTOR.

I cried.

#77 Posted by ImmortalSaiyan (4677 posts) -

@MasturbatingestBear said:

So this is similar to the topic about the worst game you ever bought?

Hmm, Crisis Core.

You never liked Crisis Core? I thought it was a great game that strengthened the story of FF7 as a whole by showing another side to Cloud and Sephiroth. It actually made me care for Aerith, unlike when I played 7. My favorite part of seven's story was the part in Nibelheim. Playing that was great and I loved the last ending.

#78 Posted by HatKing (5952 posts) -

Lord of the Rings: Conquest. I absolutely adored Pandemic's work on the Star Wars: Battlefront games, and when I heard they were going to do something similar with another franchise I loved on this generation of consoles I ran out and pre-ordered instantly. I'm pretty sure I finished playing the game in a couple of days never to go back. Absolute disappointment. I still wish that there were some chance that a game like that could come out and do it right.

#79 Posted by ShaunassNZ (2128 posts) -

Black Ops for PC. When Treyarch said they were going to give a fuck, I thought they would. 360 version was fun for a little though.

#80 Posted by LordXavierBritish (6320 posts) -

Saints Row: The Third made me disappointed with my own mediocre existence.

#81 Posted by Dad_Is_A_Zombie (1225 posts) -

Brutal Legend. Easily.

#82 Posted by Deleth (250 posts) -

Dragon Age 2.

Dragon Age 2.

And let me think about it, I think Dragon Age 2.

#83 Posted by therabidfrog (349 posts) -

Ghostbusters for the NES.

#84 Posted by Swoxx (3000 posts) -

@sungahymn said:

@Canteu said:

@Crypt135 said:

Dragon Age 2.

#85 Posted by Jack268 (3387 posts) -

Crysis 2

That game is so ass compared to the first. The sandbox editor is good though.

#86 Posted by phrosnite (3518 posts) -

The Witcher: Enhanced Edition and Limbo

#87 Posted by sushisteve (184 posts) -

I'd say Final Fantasy 11, but if you're going for pure difference between expectations and reality Far Cry 2 stands as one of the most disappointing recent games I've bought.

#88 Posted by Asurastrike (2166 posts) -

Final Fantasy XIII

#89 Posted by jetsetwillie (857 posts) -

@Jack268 said:

Crysis 2

That game is so ass compared to the first. The sandbox editor is good though.

weird, i actually liked 2 more than the first. found it more focused and a better shooter. plus i got bored of the endless tree's and sand in the first.

still loved both though

#90 Edited by Seppli (10251 posts) -

@p00rdevil:

Rune? By Human Head? It's only like one of my most favorite games ever. Of course last I played it was like 10 years ago, when it came out, but I've fond memories of chopping off heads. Tight controls, fun dungeoneering and bloody guts & gore is what I remember. Don't you inform yourself before buying into games? Oh well...

I'm sure it didn't hold up too well... let's check a youtube video...

NOPE - still looks AWSUM!

#91 Posted by ZeForgotten (10397 posts) -

Wait For-Elevators 2... 
 
Damn it, I meant Half-Life 2. 

#92 Posted by Ravenlight (8040 posts) -

From Dust on PC. What a piece of trash. Fuck you, Ubisoft.

#93 Posted by GuyIncognito (445 posts) -

lee carvallo's putting challenge

#94 Posted by Viking_Funeral (1791 posts) -

Animaniacs for the SNES.

I was 12 and actually spent Christmas money on this. $60 was a lot to a kid at the time, and it's not like there were any places to return games to. It was also the first game I played right after finishing one of my all-time favorites, Final Fantasy VI. It just sat on my shelf, next to my good games, just mocking my bad decision.

Dragon Age 2 was a horrible disappointment, but it wasn't nearly as bad as some of the stuff I've shelled out money for not knowing how crap they were.

#95 Posted by Willin (1280 posts) -

Uncharted 2 and Bioshock simply because before I played them I was under the impression that they're the greatest games of this generation. They were not.

#96 Posted by RyuHayabusa (23 posts) -

King of fighters XII

Dead Rising 2 : off the record

Every GTA game after San Andreas

#97 Posted by Veiasma (194 posts) -

Brink.

I REALLY wanted to like that game...

#98 Posted by Daveyo520 (6761 posts) -

Dragon Age II. I still liked it but it was still very disappointing.

#99 Posted by Vegetable_Side_Dish (1727 posts) -

In recent memory, LA Noire. What a horrid, horrid way to implement game mechanics. 

#100 Edited by GuyIncognito (445 posts) -

@Willin said:

Uncharted 2 and Bioshock simply because before I played them I was under the impression that they're the greatest games of this generation. They were not.

I usually buy overhyped "best ever" games on steam sales for $5 or in a $5 bundle. That includes Bioshock. I didn't get into it either but at least I didn't lose a lot of money. I'm waiting for Skyrim to hit the $5 mark.