2014 has been a rough year for gaming. Despite a number of great releases, these 12 months seem to have hosted more gaming controversies and disappointments than any other year. The Xbox One and PlayStation 4 are well into their life cycles now, with several major releases having been released this year. With many of the more prominent exclusives turning out to be a bit underwhelming, its hard to shake the feeling that the latest console generation wont really hit its stride until 2015, with massive titles like Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, Uncharted 4: A Thiefs End and The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. Beyond AAA disappointments, weve also seen controversies that have shaken the very core of the industry. Gamergate brought to light many issues that had been lurking under the surface for years, while freemium titles have come under serious fire for ripping off players in the worst possible way. This list takes a look at 10 of the worst gaming moments we saw in 2014. From beloved franchises being transformed into money-grabbing husks of their former selves, to AAA disasters that made us lose faith in once-great developers, heres 10 reasons to keep your eyes firmly on the future.