Lockpicking in Video Games: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Lockpicking seems to be a popular video gaming trend as a game mechanic. From simple "click here to pick this lock" controls to more complicated ones where you have to rotate and hold the right stick while moving and holding the left stick and then clicking frantically on the right trigger and then stand on your head, lockpicking seems to be a common theme in a variety of video games, regardless of genre.

So which games have the best and worst lockpicking experience?

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jd6664181d ago

I'd call it common rather than popular as it's a pain in the arse!!

Kyosuke_Sanada4181d ago

Should have had a picture of Jill Valentine for the thumbnail XD...

Skate-AK4181d ago

It was really easy to lockpick in Kingdoms of Alamur.


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I tried, but it's a poorly made game that insults its customers.

lucian22914d ago

nah, only mods make it decent, and even then it's bad, and this is after i modded for at least 3 years

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