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12 Frustrating Things In Video Games Only Gamers Will Understand

Twinfinite: “In a hobby like gaming, you’d expect it to be all sunshine, rainbows, and fun times. And to a certain degree it is. However, there are times when your favorite pastime sneaks behind you when you least suspect it, and backstabs you with a devastating critical attack. Yes, let’s be honest: Video games can occasionally veer into frustrating territory. So, for your reading pleasure, here are a bunch of things only gamers will understand that really grind our gears.”

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Nacho_Z135d ago

Lack of regular autosave is a bummer. I'm playing Lego HP with the kids and you can't just turn it off whenever and it saves your progress, you'll often be glued to the controller for an unwelcome half an hour plus while you get to a recognised save point.

Weapon degradation can F off too. Never a good thing, why would it be.

CoNn3rB135d ago

Weapon degradation can be a fun mechanic if done properly, for example it really fits well in Metro Exodus but more often than not you get it in games like Breath of the Wild where it takes away from the experience.

Inverno135d ago

I've become increasingly intolerant to literally ALL of those things LOL.
The problem is that people have voiced their distaste for all of those but developers double down and continue to include em as features rather than admitting they're a problem.

Popsicle135d ago (Edited 135d ago )

Weight limits when carrying items in massive games where almost everything can be picked up. If some gamers want a sim experience with weight limits that’s fine, but can others who don’t like it just turn that feature off? Have wasted so much time just moving items to chests, etc while managing inventory.

CoNn3rB135d ago

First mod I often install on any game is one to remove weight limits

andy85135d ago (Edited 135d ago )

Missions that force you to walk. I hate them. Or walk with someone. And weight limits. That's the only thing that's annoying me with BG3.

CoNn3rB135d ago (Edited 135d ago )

The one that gets my goat is NPCs that basically won't shut up until you move forward. I wanna look around an area without hearing "over here" for the upteen time in a row.

Bonus points for annoyance if it's an RPG

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I Hope 2024 Isn't As Bad For PC Ports As 2023 Was

Ahmed from eXputer writes "The quality of PC ports has been seeing a severe decline recently, and many gamers have had enough."

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Star Wars Jedi: Survivor Patch 8 Releases Today, Adds A New Audio Ping Functionality

Electronic Arts has announced the arrival of highly anticipated Star Wars Jedi: Survivor Patch 8. The patch arrives today, i.e. January 11, 2024 for PC, Xbox

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Psychonaut8542d ago

Sweet! I figured they’d abandoned it at this point. Fantastic game, sucks it released in such a poor state

TheColbertinator42d ago

Cool game but it has some issues on PC even months after launch. As usual I blame EA

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The Best Video Games Of 2023

from paulsemel.com: Though not as good as the year before (few years are), 2023 was still a really good year for video games. Or at least for the kind of games I like to play. Here are my favorite games of 2023.

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