Visuals are one of gaming's biggest selling points. Even if you don't like to admit it, there's something special about laying your eyes on a video game beauty.

While there's plenty of titles out there that also back this up with all the other bells and whistles you'd expect, there are others that don't fare so well. In fact, they don't fare so well at all. Hoping to get by on just their looks, they're soon forgotten about, left as nothing more than a memory. What a powerful lesson that is...

So, with that in mind, here's 5 games that were nothing more than graphical showcases.

You see what we did there. All build-up.