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?
Gears of War cover system and everything COD4 introduced.
hands down QTE's. Edit: HA! I just read the article and he said the same ;)
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.
Movement keys. Every game has them and it's getting really old, really fast.
Self regeneration ?
Escort missions are the worst
Shenmue literally defined QTE's.
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