The worst video games of 2009

This year wasn't without its disappointing gaming efforts. Each year we see hundreds of games, and this select few was bad enough to be declared year's worst.

Sorry Vin, but Wheelman stunk. Gamespot

We've already shared our picks for the best games of 2009 , so now it's time to check out the other end of the spectrum: the worst games of the year.

Before you jump over to the slideshow , we want to preface our list with a few important details. Our worst-of compilation doesn't include just games; it highlights some of the most disappointing hardware and trends that surfaced in 2009 as well.

So with that knowledge absorbed, we invite you to check out our picks for the worst that 2009 had to offer in the world of video games.

Don't see your most-despised game of 2009 on our list? Make sure to tell us in the comments section.

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Jeff has been at CNET for more than five years covering games, tech, and pop culture. When he's not playing ice hockey or pinball, you can catch him live every day as the host of CNET's infamous daily show, The 404 Show and every Friday in CNET's first-ever tech comic, Low Latency.

 

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