1UP: Top 5 Video Game Non-troversies

Dip a toe into any comments section or message board and you'll find the countless faceless hordes of the Internet levying their complaints and passionate arguments about the controversies of the day. This is simply how the Internet works -- outrage is the web's number one export. To a certain extent, it's healthy to vent about whatever's gotten under your skin. But inevitably, we sometimes get our proverbial underpants in a twist over relatively unimportant things; we jump to conclusions, misunderstand, or just overestimate the importance of a given problem. Of course, video games aren't exempt from this phenomenon; in fact, some of our greatest e-wars were fought over gaming controversies that fizzled out so fast, it's hard to remember why they had any fizz at all.

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