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This isn't about games that are necessarily 'bad', just games you wish you hadn't spent your money on. Here's my list:

Borderlands: This is probably a fun coop game, unfortunately, all my friends bought it on Xbox. In single-player, I got burned out about half way through the story.
Rogue Squadron: I was expecting another TIE Fighter. If I had had internet at the time, I should have read some reviews.
Age of Conan: It was a great game, but a horrible piece of software. The first month of patches added more bugs that they fixed.
Left 4 Dead: This suffers from the same problem as UT2003. It's not a bad game, but the next year's version blew it out of the water.
DarkStar One: Freelancer is one of my favorite games ever. DS1 takes that formula and simplifies it to the point where all the excitement is gone.
Star Wars: Galactic Battlegrounds: It's not just based on the AOEII engine, they took the same basic units and structures and put new skins on them.
Star Wars: Battlefront 2: The key to the Battlefield games is that every role is fun. Being a Stormtrooper or droid is not fun, everyone wants to be a Jedi or walker pilot.

Edit: There are plenty of threads were people rant about games they hate, my intent here was to get a list of games that just weren't your cup of tea.
Edited by Nuxes - 2/21/12 at 7:05pm
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I don't play many games but I'd have to say the closest to buyers remorse I've felt was after playing L4D2. It felt like an unnecessary sequel/expansion pack. I don't feel that it offered enough over the original to have been worth buying for the price. Don't get me wrong, I enjoyed it. I just felt like it should have been available as like a $5 purchase for people who already owned the first L4D.
Edited by tehmaggot - 2/21/12 at 3:04pm
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Shadowgrounds : I was new to the PC gaming after a switch from PS3 about 7-8 months ago. ShadowGrounds was a daily deal and i was like OH MY GOD THEY ARE HAVING A SALE ON THE GAME. bought it.

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BF3 because it doesn't work on our Uni network so i've never been able to play it.
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Homefront, MW2, Black Ops, Dragon Age 2
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Heroes of might and magic 6
Star wars mmo
Most of my Xbox games...

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Quote:
Originally Posted by Faraz View Post

Homefront, MW2, Black Ops, Dragon Age 2

I actually quite enjoyed Homefront.

Bought it for 20 bucks though. The game does not deserve a full retail price if you ask me.
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Republic Commando. Didn't bother playing through it, and the worst part is I bought it at full retail. :/
    
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