All to often, we are let down. Sometimes its by people, not following through on a promise. Sometimes its by governments, doing things they really shouldn't. Sometimes its by games, which fail to live up to our expectations.
Sometimes its by hardware. Gaming platforms that, for one reason or another, really weren't what they should have been. These weren't necessarily bad pieces of hardware - in fact, in one particular case, the hardware was eminently capable - but rather devices that were let down by design flaws, implementation or just plain bad decisions. Here's GameShard's 'top' 9.