Biggest Pet Peeves About Video Games

Most of the time, us gamers encounter something annoying in a video game. This list is about the things that can piss off a gamer.

The Top Ten

1 Lag

Every gamer's worst nightmare. Let's say you are playing a competitive shooter like Call of Duty or a Battle Royale game such as Fortnite or PUBG. You can get very annoying lag which disrupts your shooting and makes you stutter all over the place or eventually get disconnected from your game due to you or another player having a potato connection. - EvilEyedWarHawk

Lag is cool. But cool means cold. And cold means evil. So lag is evil. - Solacress

Tell me about it, my laptop is pretty old at this point and lag is very common - Phillip873


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2 Microtransactions

Well, there's an upside. If there are in-app purchases forced into your face in a game, it usually means the game was free. - Solacress

Self explanatory - EvilEyedWarHawk

We all know who loves these. - Ashes

Yet Rockstar gets away with it.

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3 Bugs

Just imagine getting stuck in a game level or quest due to some annoying bug or your game crashes for no reason. - EvilEyedWarHawk

I sometimes like bugs. They can be really interesting. - Solacress

4 Long Loading Screens

4 words: Grand Theft Auto Online - EvilEyedWarHawk

Lego city undercover. Great game though...

Midnight Club 3 DUB Edition on PSP. - SapphireDragon95

My internet - Solacress

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5 Unskippable Cutscenes

I don't care about cut-scenes just let me play the game already! - EvilEyedWarHawk

(cough) Summons in Final Fantasy VII, for example (dear God) - xandermartin98

I like some cutscenes however. - B1ueNew

The Legend of Spyro games in a nutshell. Now don’t get me wrong, I like the cutscenes, but sometimes, we just wanna play the game... - 3DG20

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6 Over-Saturation Due to Too Many Sequels

I don't know how many damn FIFA and Call of Duty sequels there are and it makes the franchise get worser. - EvilEyedWarHawk

Even worst their all pretty much the same game with little changes. - egnomac

7 Video Game Rip-Offs

There are tons and tons of Counter Strike, Call of Duty, Mario, Fortnite and PUBG rip-offs in the google play store - EvilEyedWarHawk

8 Immature Kids Playing Violent Video Games

I remember this 4 year old at Woody's. He said there was this game he liked to play, and I had no idea what he was talking about, so I asked him, is it innaproprite. And he said "very, lots of blood and weapons." Legend says he is playing Where the dead go to die : The game, right now.

Parents should know by thus point that kids under 13 or 17 shouldn't even be playing Call of Duty or Mortal Kombat. - Redrocm

I started playing Terraria at the age of... oh... 8 years plus.

Never found it SUPER DUPER violent though - Epikrika

My mom is very strict about these things

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9 Frame Rate Drops

This can happen if your PC is garbage at running games or you are playing a poorly optimized console game *cough* PUBG on Xbox *cough*. Here are some useful tips:

1: Buy a better console game
2: Buy a new gaming PC
3: Over-clock your Hardware
4: Turn down the graphics a bit (More specifically turn off shadows)
5: if you can't follow these steps. Just play around on Microsoft Paint. - EvilEyedWarHawk

10 Good Graphics but Bad Gameplay

*Cough* Call of Duty WWII: Multi player *cough* - EvilEyedWarHawk

Remember when Call of Duty was good?

Agreed - Phillip873

The Contenders

11 Bad Graphics but Good Gameplay

I know you people are probably going to make the generic "Nintendo has bad graphics" comment...

but honestly, have you SEEN how insanely stylish both they AND many of their affiliates make their games art-wise? - xandermartin98

Most Call of Duty Wii games have this. - B1ueNew

Bethsetha for example. Doom and Wolfeinstein looked amazing, but Skyrim and Fallout was a meh. - Not_A_Weeaboo

Trying not to laugh at you saying that Bethesda makes good gameplay - xandermartin98

12 Bad Controls

Everyone likes good controls. - LightningStrike

13 Crashes

Very annoying

14 Overhyped Games

Any modern Call of Duty game. - MrCoolC

Super Metroid and the Prime Trilogy, for example - xandermartin98

Fortnite in a nutshekl


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15 Overrated Games

Ahem "Fortnite" cough cough

Cough Overwatch cough Minecraft cough cough Zelda cough Mario cough - B1ueNew

Cough fortnite cough

16 Bad Fandoms

All nintendo games have this. - B1ueNew

Really? Are you sure you're not only speaking of the BAD parts of the fandom? Every fandom has one of these. - Marxcute19

Especially Fortnite! It's so overrated!

Me talking to some random video game obsessed teenager:

"Have you played Fortnite? "

Me: "No. That game is overrated."


Me: "Dude, I have not played it."


Doubt that's true. - Epikrika

Take any popular video games in this case. - MrCoolC

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17 DLC

I've already paid for the game itself! Now if I want to play more I have to buy more? - B1ueNew

18 When There’s a Waterfall Without Anything Behind It
19 Tryhards
20 Not Being Able to Sprint

Again you've got roblox... - Epikrika

This is so awful for me because I love sprinting everywhere and if I can’t sprint it bugs me.

21 Dead Batteries
22 Platforming in Non-Platforming Games

Who knew jumping in games not built around it would be so difficult

Oh dear God, I'm already getting Vietnam-esque flashbacks of the first Half-Life - xandermartin98

23 Bad Soundtracks

I've never had to deal with this, since I mostly play nintendo games. - Solacress

Not mario bros. - Epikrika

24 Day One Patches
25 Pretentious Storylines

POLL: Between Mother 3 and Undertale, which game has one of these more so?

(No, Final Fantasy VII is NOT included in this poll, as it would far too easily take the cake) - xandermartin98

26 Getting Knocked Backwards/Flying Backwards After Being Hit

I'm sure we all know how annoying this is in old video games. - SailorSedna

27 Have Nothing to Do After Finishing 100% the Game
28 Bad Ports

A great port example however is Resident Evil 4 on the Wii. - B1ueNew

29 Pre-Rendered Backgrounds
30 When Noobs Want to Join the "Fun"

They could make you start over, waste your stuff on their stuff etc. x46853

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