The most exciting time of the year for any gamer is the fall, when all our favorite series get their long-awaited sequels. Blockbuster series like Call of Duty, The Elder Scrolls, Assassin's Creed, The Legend of Zelda, Battlefield, Uncharted, and many others are launching new games this season, and with some serious fanfare. But all this excitement might actually be bad for your gaming. Here are five good reasons why you shouldn't believe the hype when gaming season rolls around. And no, we're not just talking about this gaming season. We're talking about every gaming season.