What's The Most Overused Gameplay Mechanic In Existence?

What's the one established gameplay system that has worn out its welcome? Which is the one that was great when it debuted, but has now grown tired?

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Batzi1700d ago

Gears of War cover system and everything COD4 introduced.

maniacmayhem1700d ago (Edited 1700d ago )

hands down QTE's.

HA! I just read the article and he said the same ;)

SpiralTear1700d ago

I agree that QTE's are well overdue for a retirement, but I'm reminded that they existed long before Resident Evil 4. A lot of old-school arcade and CD-based games used QTE's as their main gameplay style, like Dragon's Lair and Space Ace.

Nowadays, though, it's just...lazy.

OokuChicken1700d ago

Movement keys. Every game has them and it's getting really old, really fast.

Splice1700d ago

Escort missions are the worst

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