Fans of video games are no stranger to disappointment. For every revolutionary, exhilarating gaming experience, there are perhaps two dozen duds. Nothing hurts more though than a new title releasing from your favorite developer, or from one of the top franchises, and it being a complete and utter letdown. Now, not all disappointing games are technically bad; but because hopes and expectations are so great, when it fails to deliver it can hurt worse than a punch directly in the gut.
In recent years, there have been some truly spectacular failures in video games, with some of the most notable being Fallout 76, Mass Effect Andromeda, Cyberpunk 2077, and Marvel’s Avengers. There’s no singular reason for their lukewarm reception in the gaming community, though one thing they all have in common are exceedingly high expectations while delivering mediocre performances.
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