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Most Disappointing Games of the Year 2013

(CriticalIndieGamer) 2013 has been a great year for both the Indie and AAA scene. Scores of great games, from studios big and small, have delighted us all these past 12 months, but it hasn’t all been great. Sometimes a game isn’t up to scratch; it doesn’t quite live up to the hype that preceded it. And sometimes they just downright suck. Here’s a few of Ryan’s most disappointing games of 2013.

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Axonometri912d ago

We are all entitled our own opinion. I read your opinions and I must say, in my opinion, your opinions suck.

Axonometri912d ago

More appropriately, other than the cube game, I think the other games were great indie titles this year. Gone Home may have been a boring book to you but there are a lot of things they managed to pull of that I don't think you gave credit to.

Anyway... Have a Nice Day.

3-4-5911d ago

I wouldn't call those games disappointments. I never really expected anything of them.

That is just me personally though.

yugovega912d ago

biggest disappointment = walking dead: survival instinct
could have been so great. how do you mess up something with such a simple concept? this game does it.

NukaCola912d ago

Guacamelee was fantastic on Vita. Also Gone Home is critically acclaimed. What is this?

TGR912d ago

It's my opinions. To me they didn't live up to the hype. Also, I was judging Guacamelee based on the terrible PC port (again, my opinion). You don't have to agree, in fact I'm glad you don't. What are your most disappointing games?

NukaCola912d ago

I get it. Sad it wad a bad port because it is a really good game.

Personally I didn't have any major disappointments. Only one possibly that I was disappointed with the linearness of Bioshock Infinite. Really wanted it to be open world.
I thought of all the games I played, 2013 turned out to be a great year. But if one pops into my head, I'll PM you.

metalgod88912d ago

Cube World..sure. I was disappointed due to the lack of updates, but this list is overall pretty terrible. These were all great games for what they were.

Did this person not play Aliens: Colonial Marines or Ride To Hell? Those were genuinely disappointing, terrible games.

Rzep912d ago

A disapointing game does not have to mean a bad game. Everyone knew that Ride to hell would be terrible. It's not hard to pick bad games that no one played for a list and get some views. Dissapointing games lists are more interesting.

Gone Home is an interactive story, it is a love ir or hate it game. For me while I appreciated the story, the detail, it was still boring. It was not enough of a game for me.

Gucamelee is great, can't agree with his opinion.

Cube World...oh Cube World how you pain me. It was one of my most anticipated games and what happened? Nothing that's what. They started selling the game, but unfortunately they kept on working on it as if it were a hobby. I doubt that Cube World will ever see a release.

TGR912d ago

I didn't play those games. Neither was I looking forward to them. These are games I, personally, wanted to play, and was disappointed when I did.

metalgod88911d ago (Edited 911d ago )

Hmm, I see TGR. I suppose I was looking at this article the wrong way.

I felt Gone Home was a fantastic game because it always had me wondering what happened. I was always fearing the worst for the world and this girls family. Sure there wasn't a lot of action we're all accustom to these days, but I thought it did everything perfectly. Storytelling, atmosphere, audio was all excellent, but yes, not actually a lot for the player to do.

I never got the chance to play Guacamelee, but I've seen people play it and it looks like fun. I can't really comment.

Two Souls, I felt was a good game, but I too was disappointed by the fact that if you played the game again, nothing changed story wise like it would in Heavy Rain.

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