"When you play a game for dozens of hours, little quirks can really annoy you. I know I'm not the only one annoyed by the mission re-start mechanism in "Grand Theft Auto IV." Specifically, when you fail a mission, you re-start at the point where you technically begin the mission, not where the actual action starts. In the case of "GTA IV," that means you have to drive somewhere, sometimes all the way across Liberty City. That can take two, three, even five minutes."