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

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


exactly - 23windomt

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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

We all know who loves these. - Ashes

I regret using Credit Card on this - Masonicon

Yet Rockstar gets away with it.

3 Unskippable Cutscenes

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

Sometimes founded in mario kart 7

FIFA's The Journey in a nutshell

(cough)Last of Us...

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4 Long Loading Screens

Lego city undercover. Great game though...

Midnight Club 3 DUB Edition on PSP. - SapphireDragon95

No I don't want to know about your backstory reggie

My internet - Solacress

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5 Bugs

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

La ferme

6 Over-Saturation Due to Too Many Sequels
7 Frame Rate Drops
8 Video Game Rip-Offs
9 Immature Kids Playing Violent Video Games

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

As long as the kids don't do anything in those games in real life. It's not that bad. - B1ueNew

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.

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

Never found it SUPER DUPER violent though - Epikrika

Ehh. I'm mature enough to handle the violence in those games. - B1ueNew

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10 Bad Controls

Everyone likes good controls. - LightningStrike

The Newcomers

? Can’t Skip the Credits

I was finishing assassin creed rogue and when I got to the credits it took 20 minutes for the credits to finish and I didn’t even get anything from sitting their and watching the credits.

? Scammers

The Contenders

11 Good Graphics but Bad Gameplay

Remember when Call of Duty was good?

It's still good though in my opinion. Just not as good as it used to be. - B1ueNew

Agreed - Phillip873

Madden much?

12 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

This is totally fine for me

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

13 Overhyped Games

Any modern Call of Duty game. - MrCoolC

Super Metroid and the Prime Trilogy, for example - xandermartin98

Fortnite in a nutshekl

Fortnite is dumb

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14 Bad Fandoms

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

Especially Fortnite! It's so overrated!

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

"I’m currently writing my 20th unofficially official FNaF shipping p***o. Yay for robot animal furries! ” - Nearly every fan base ever.

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15 Crashes

Very annoying

16 Overrated Games

Ahem "Fortnite" cough cough

Cough fortnite cough

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

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

Most annoying thing in the world. Even more annoying than that dog.

19 Bad Soundtracks

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

Not mario bros. - Epikrika

20 Tryhards
21 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.

22 Platforming in Non-Platforming Games

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

Bed of Chaos from Dark Souls

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

23 Have Nothing to Do After Finishing 100% the Game
24 Hackers

Making the game impossible or difficult to play at times.

25 Campers

I have a similar situation in some games. There's some Roblox games I play, and there's an "end zone". EVERYONE has to go in to go to the next level. Some peeps just wait outside of the end zone and waste time. It's so ' annoying.

Yes! one time I was playing black ops ( the first one, which is the best one of them all and if you don't agree I'll tell u why) and this one kid was camping the flag. he got 48 kills!

26 Dead Batteries
27 People Who Spam Voice and Text Chat

These people really can ruin the fun by being annoying sometimes.

28 Purposeful Trolling

I’m looking at you Mario maker

29 Day One Patches
30 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

31 Getting Knocked Backwards/Flying Backwards After Being Hit

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

32 Bad Ports

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

33 Pre-Rendered Backgrounds
34 When Noobs Want to Join the "Fun"

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

35 Opinion Disrespecters

These people said I suck nuts just for expressing a positive opinion on animal crossing

36 People Who Act Racist

I hate people like that I mean, it’s a game so just shut up and play.

37 Can't Find the Game You Wanna Play
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