Already a majorly successful cable TV show and a hit game franchise from Telltale Games, The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct didn't match any of its licensed brethren. Some critics called the game "dead on arrival," and we'll leave it just at that.
Along with Killzone: Shadow Fall, Sony touted Knack as the spotlight launch title for the new PlayStation 4 console. Unfortunately, Knack failed to generate any sort of buzz once gamers got their hands on it and it dampened the PS4 exclusive launch lineup.
While the original Dead Island won gamers over, its sequel went in the opposite direction. Filled with shortcomings and repetitive mechanics, Dead Island: Riptide was never fully realized, and was one of the worst sequels in recent memory.
Colonial Marines was uninspired, ugly, and featured a mindless campaign that failed to generate any sense of pacing. Some called it boring, others called it buggy; we're calling it one of the most disappointing of the year.