what was the biggest game letdown for u this year

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  1. CJL18
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    Me would be destiny
     
  2. eriol33

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    watch dogs, and this review describes this game perfectly:

    "It's like waking up on Christmas morning after being promised a puppy, only to find a skeleton in a box."
     
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  3. Joe88

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    watch dogs
    glitchfest, poor graphics compared to show game play videos, terrible driving controls

    assassins creed unity
    glitches, glitches, and more glitches

    yoshi new island
    pretty much all recycled content, made the graphics shitty looking, redesigned the game for 5 year olds

    ultimate nes remix
    most of the games lag

    pokemon or/as
    lazy port/cashgrab using inefficient xy engine, too much water
     
  4. Hyro-Sama

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    I believe it wouldn't be a stretch to say that most of 2014's major releases were pretty disappointing.
     
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    Easily Watch_Dogs. It was announced together with a new nintendo console that had an extra touchscreen. Ideal for hacking, right?

    Wrong. Not only was it delayed for apparently no other reason except to let the news out that the story wasn't very good, it didn't make good use of that extra time. From what I gather, it uses the extra screen less than zombiu, and certainly not for hacking events. I haven't bought it, and I don't see a reason to either (it's already 50% of on steam right now, which gives even LESS than no reason to buy the wiiu version).
     
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    Biggest game letdown would be Team Tridef dropping the ball on Oculus Rift DK2 support; luckily, the slack has been picked up by Team Vireio. This is ALREADY a golden age of virtual reality.
     
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    Didn't most actual NES games lag too? I seem to recall something about a sprite limit causing lag.

    As to Pokemon... if that was a letdown, you really need to learn to lower your expectations for Pokemon games (especially remakes).
     
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    I'd have to go with Bravely Default. Don't get me wrong, I really liked the game, but that second half was just extremely repetitive, and it was far too easy to come up with one of the numerous strategies that would result in an instant win. Other games like Watch_Dogs may have been far more disappointing for most people, but I didn't have high hopes for them in the first place
     
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    A Link Between Worlds. Even if it was released last year, I played it this year and boy was I disappointed. It looked pretty but it was too damn easy.
     
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    Watch Dogs - It had so much hype and then it fell really flat on its ass.

    I can't really say Sonic Boom since this game looked like a piece of shit from the day it was revealed.
     
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    Smash Bros 3DS, promised a good fighting portable game turns out that it was created for 5 year olds, i think i played 3-4 online matches then sold the game
     
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    I'd say sonic boom(tho after shit like colors and lost world I didn't expect much),destiny (it was way overhyped) or I'd probably pick watch dogs.
     
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    Sonic Colours is one of the best Sonic games right behind Sonic Generations (because Colours was the Gens for Wii) and Lost World was pretty good too (though you had to learn the controls yourself just like a Platinum Games).
     
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    I think it's great, I still play it more than any other 3DS game. What about it makes you think it's for 5 year olds? How is it different than previous Smash games?

    Did you play For Glory mode? No items, 2 stock, 6 minutes, 1v1.
     
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    Depend I found colors to be one of the worst sonic games in the modern era about around the werehog levels of unleashed. Lost worlds was also pretty awful because of the controls and the play style. Either way that just my opinion
     
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    Okay. I guess we just have different tastes (mine being infinitely better). ;O;
     
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    The internet is the one place where your always right and everybody else is wrong. :)

    Either way we all just have different opinions
     
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    I don't know it just bored the hell out of me, but maybe that's just saying more about how my taste has evolved over the last few years than it is about the game itself. The question was just what games let me down and that one disappointed me. Doesn't make it a bad game.

    The 5 year old comment is cause my 5 year old son loves it.
     
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    Sonic Boom. After how good Sonic Colors and Sonic Generations were, I made the foolish mistake of having expectations for the franchise again.
     
  20. ilikegoldengrahams

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    Smash Bros. For Wii U I'm really struggling with. Either I'm just getting old and shit or this really feels like a step back.... Can't put my finger on it it, it just doesn't feel right.