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post #31 of 57
Black & White 2. I absolutely loved the first one, the second was just a huge let down.

Spore. There was an insane amount of hype over that game, then it was average at best.

For me, Left 4 Dead. Even when I played it with friends, it just got repetative and I really didn't see any inovation or anything interesting.

I would mention Duke Nuken Forever but what's the point. Oh.....oops.
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Gothic 3 was a massive let down. But after over a decade of loving Command and Conquer (the first one was my first step into gaming) I cried a little when C&C Tiberian Twilight came out

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it still hurts
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post #33 of 57
Far Cry 2 (was expecting the Far Cry formula that Crysis used) and Crysis 2 (same, was expecting the Far Cry formula, not a more console corridor shooter).

Command & Conquer 4 deserves a mention too, especially since I feel EA did a rather fantastic job with Command & Conquer 3 and Kane's Wrath. Gameplay? Messed up. Story? Way to ruin the Tiberium universe.
post #34 of 57
crysis 2, just because all of the problems that with the game right at release, multiplayer was kinda fun for a bit... Other than that probably dragon age 2, got bored with it really quickly and then my hard drive died and my saves were gone and i had no will to reinstall and start over...
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post #35 of 57
The online in Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 and later CODs.

Then nothing else I don't think

After COD Waw is the downhill part for me :/
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post #36 of 57
Duke Nukem Forever.
I "stole" it from a friend of mine after he threatened to burn it...and I wish I hadn't wasted the effort. When I put it back he asked me to keep it.
I dont expect TOO much from my games...but somehow games never seem to be able to deliver.
Even ones that dont get hyped up.

Im really hoping Deus Ex Human Revolution isnt a huge let down. If its passable ill be happy...its the only thing left this year Im really interested in...and ill die inside if it fails anywhere near as much as DNF.
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Far Cry 2 is the big one I remember. As people said earlier on, you go across all of Africa to go do one mission, and you're getting nailed by unseen enemies hiding in the bushes along the way. You could stop and kill them, but it takes like 15 minutes because the AI is so broken that they kill you from any angle even when you're hiding, and you can basically only hope to win by sniping from across the map.

However, if you DID stop and waste the time killing them on the way there, they're going to all be there on the way back, too. So why bother? Incredibly frustrating game, not to mention boring.
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post #38 of 57
Quote:
Originally Posted by Draggin View Post
Crysis 2 was too short.
I loved the Crysis 2 SP. Though it was pretty short. And the ending didnt make to much sense to me.

I was hoping to see Nomad in crysis 2, but then again people who play on console wouldnt have any idea who nomad is.
Edited by brobanmanx2 - 8/4/11 at 8:10am
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Crysis 2
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post #40 of 57
-Every final fantasy after final fantasy 8 (some hated 8, I liked it)
-Every Call of Duty after 4 (they werent bad exactly, just more of the same)
-Every tekken after tekken tag tournament

I could go on. The main problem I have is that if I love one or more games in a series I expect to love every upcoming game in that series. Interesting that every new IP and independent projects I was hyped for delivered almost without exception.

I know some of these are console games. Though I have played FF's on PC. Too bad they are no longer released on the platform.,
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