We all know the video game hype cycle: a game is announced, a fancy trailer drops, we pick apart every second of every video released in its marketing, then, finally, the game is released.
You download it, start to play and very suddenly realize that this game isn’t what you quite expected it would be.
This cycle is nothing new; disappointment and the sharp sting of reality are feelings as old as time.
Take a look at some of the expectations we’ve had for recent popular games compared to the stark reality of what they actually were. Read more…