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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Batzi1576d ago

Gears of War cover system and everything COD4 introduced.

maniacmayhem1576d ago (Edited 1576d ago )

hands down QTE's.

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

SpiralTear1576d 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.

OokuChicken1576d ago

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

Splice1576d ago

Escort missions are the worst

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