Most Overhyped games on PlayStation, Xbox, and PC that Flopped

Hyping up upcoming games is extremely common in the industry with the demos and trailers leaving players all excited. However, not every time these games live up to expectations. Let's look at some of the most overhyped Playstation, box, and PC games of all time.


Haze was going to be a PlayStation 3 title that was supposed to directly compete with Halo, the one reason Xbox always stayed on top of the PS, but the game failed miserably.

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Watchdogs was a classic example of how trailers often misrepresent how the final product is going to look like as its launch severely disappointed fans.

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Mighty No. 9

Mighty No. 9 had a promising Kickstarter campaign that attracted many players but the sales and reviews of the game were contrary to its hype.

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Fallout 76

Fallout fans already anticipated the failure of Fallout 76. However, Bethesda put in a lot of effort to hype it up only to disappoint players.

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Battlefront II

While the early Battlefront games were really impressive, later editions saw a massive deterioration in gameplay as well as storyline.

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Bioware was going to use all its experience in making a blockbuster game but ended up delivering yet another boring futuristic shooter with Anthem.

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Mass Effect

From the makers of Apex Legends, Titanfall 2 is a single-player campaign FPS packed with actions and inventive twists and has even made its way to Apex.

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