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11 Long-Delayed Games That Disappointed

February 19, 2019 / K. THOR JENSEN

This week saw the release of Crackdown 3, a game that Xbox One owners have been waiting for since the release of the system. Developers Sumo Digital had lots of big promises for the latest-gen installment in their super-powered open world franchise — most notably a city of New Providence hosted in the cloud that would be fully destructible, allowing players to make their mark in new and hilarious ways. That didn’t really pan out – although the game (which came out last week) is perfectly fine, it sure doesn’t live up to the promises and delays that went into making it.Sometimes delays are necessary — look at Nintendo announcing that Metroid Prime 4 isn’t shaping up like they wanted it to, so they’re spending more time in the kitchen. But sometimes no matter how much polish you use, a turd is still a turd. Here’s a catalog of 11 games that were delayed a long time and still came out disappointing. Sony’s Gran Turismo racing series ha...