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Black Ops, I even ended up buying it for Xbox just to play with my friends and never played more than 3 hours.
Guild Wars, ok this game was given to me as a present and at the time I was a hardcore raider in wow that was in a top 200 Alliance raiding guild. Needless to say I played less time than it took to install and quickly removed it from my system. Now that I don't play wow I am debating buying Guild Wars 2 because of the amount of detail they are putting in the game, plus its free to play (hope I wont have buyers remorse).
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SWTOR
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Dead Island... I just can't get into it...
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COD Black Ops - It took everything I hated about MW2 and expanded on it. I loved COD4, and MW2 was fun too but I hated all the killstreak rewards and perks. When blackops came out and embraced the killstreak and perk system while taking a step backwards in graphics compared to MW2 I was blown.

MW3 - I bought it because I buy Call of Duty games. I was a huge fan ever since COD2 and COD4 was fantastic. Unfortunately MW2 started it down the wrong path. I was hoping Infinity ward could recapture the feelings COD4 gave me but instead I found myself using my thumbs to massage a steaming pile of regurgitated uninspired crap. I played it once for about 30 minutes and never touched it again.

Halo 3 - I bought this game several times used and traded it back in based on peer influence. Many of my friends are big into Halo and I enjoy the whole xbox live experience with them. Unfortunately, I suck at Halo. Big time. It didn't help that my friends are like rank 48 or whatever and they wouldn't even play with me sometimes because I'm so bad. It's not a bad game, I'm just really bad at it.

I might chime in with more later when I get my game library in front of me.
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post #35 of 1072
Battlespire - if you are familiar with the game, you need no explanation.

Witcher 2 - auto-targeting is always a deal breaker; made the game totally unplayable for me.
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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.

Ditto. The only games that come to mind for me are L4D2 and Sacred Gold.

Oh, and Race Driver GRID. Not because the game isn't awesome, but because CodeWeavers is the worst company in PC gaming.

Edit: I forgot to mention Grandmaster's Challenge 2 & 3 by Viva Media. What burns me is they were the same price as ChessMaster 9000 - just bought them to give someone else a chance.
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Naughty Bear - Terrible game
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Red Alert 3...played it for like a day
Crysis 2 (PS3)

I have now discovered RedBox and it has saved me from 3 purchases!
(At least for PS3)
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Oh, and how can I forget Soldier of Fortune: Payback... Might be the worst game I've ever played.

It was so bad I tried returning it knowing 100% that BestBuy doesn't accept returns on opened computer games.
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BF2 for the XBOX! I thought it would be like the PC one.
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