10 Worst PlayStation Launch Games Ever

Knack's just the beginning.

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We're just a few short months away from the release of the PlayStation 5, which should be finalising its launch line-up in the coming months.

Though a quality platter of launch titles are an easy way to incentivise console sales, most gamers are well aware that even the greatest consoles don't necessarily come storming out of the gate.

And even when a new console launches with a fleet of good-to-great games, there are sure to be a dud or two among the bunch.

We've all played those launch titles across platforms which were basically glorified tech demos, or worse still, previous-gen games which were ported to the new hardware at the last minute.

It's fair to say that the PlayStation launch line-ups have been incredibly inconsistent over the last 25 years, and between the four flagship consoles and two handhelds, there's a share of flop releases among the bunch.

If you haven't sampled any of these terrible PlayStation launch games, countless yourself lucky, because for anyone looking to get the most out of their shiny new toy day one, these weren't the games to do it...

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