Top Ten Worst Things That Could Happen In Video Games

Ethier you or the game there both going to be bad, Real bad!

The Top Ten

1 You Were About to Beat a Video Game and Then the Power Goes Out.

Isn't the same thing but about to win minecraft survival games, going to kill last guy then my server connection loses

Happened to me while playing Disney/Pixar's Brave (2012) on John Decker's original PS3 at his house during a 2 player game and BOOM! The power goes out throughout Sugar Land because it ain't funny at all. Now that's what I call a major whimsy situation of a blackout (no it is not funny). I was stuck in the darkness without my precious princess flashlight (I left it at home), falling off the stairs, not knowing that I tripped over something rollable while trying to get myself a bite to eat. - playstationfan66

It once happened to me in SM64 DS (Well, no, I wasn't about to beat the game). Wario was in Lethal Lava Land fighting against the big Bully. I don't even want to know what happened to him after my power went out :P

And if the DS runs out of power in pokemon! - B1ueNew

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2 Little Kids Deleted Your Save File

IKR! My little sister can't keep her hands off my stuff. I boot up Mario 3D World on FINAL WORLD (and it was the real one) but I have to eat. My little sister wanted to play Just Dance 4 and the stupid little girl thought 'delete game' was the way to get back to the menu. Then, I come to the T.V. and see the 'file deleted screen' and beat her to a pulp. Then I put a password on my Wii you account and deleted hers. While shes tied up in a cellar. For 5 hours. Too short by the way. - happyday

Ouch. That must hurt. I think people should read before they press, I mean who confuses delete with exit? Not even toddlers.

My Super Mario 3D world save file got removed because MY CRAPPY BROTHER and MY SISTER WANT TO PLAY JUST DANCE 4! And I punch to they faces and then they both get crying for 2 hours L0L.

P.S. You better slap him over 9000 times if he/she will do this crap again.

I used to delete my sister's Cooking Mama save file all the time when I was younger. She had a lot of gold medals and because I was 4, I didn't know what I was doing. She always raged at me and would chase me around the house. 9 and a half years later, we sometimes bring up those events whenever we are having a conversation. Speaking of which, my sister purposely deleted my save file for Mario 1 on the 3DS virtual console and I was at World 6, she did it on purpose because she wanted revenge after what I did with her Cooking Mama save file. A late payback because she deleted my Mario 1 save file 4 years ago and the Cooking Mama stuff happened 6 years earlier.

When I was younger my little brother (who was 8 at the time) deleted my Mario Kart DS save file after I had grinded on it for 3 years. At the time I had 3 stars on all Grand Prix and invested hundreds of hours into time trials. If you think having the power run out before beating a game is bad, imagine having to restart the game from scratch

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3 You Nearly Beat the Game and Your Save File Corrupts

My friend was up to the sixth gym in Pokemon Emerald. He had just spent over 13 hours on his game. He goes on it and it says his file corrupted. He has to do the WHOLE GAME AGAIN!

Happened to me TWICE!

I was on my Xbox 360 one day and have completed Skyrim, Grand Theft Auto V, Red Dead Redemption, and loads more games that took a lot of time and skill. I had to turn it off and go do something and when I got into Skyrim I was put in a new game so I checked my profile and it said "Corrupted Profile" what's worse is that I forgot my Xbox Live password and now it's gone forever and now I have a new Xbox Live profile. - SirSkeletorThe3rd

My spiderman ps4 file corrupted, I'm at nearly at 50%, but still, Thankfully I had a Backup file, If I didn't I would be calling Sony or Insomniac saying that I paid 60$ for a game that crashes that isn't even online! - B1ueNew

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4 Unskipable Cut Scenes

Oh my God there is this one game where I watched this 5 minute cut scene, then died, and had to watch it again. I died about 25-30 times... A 5 MINUTE LEVEL TOOK WHAT IT SEEMED LIKE 6 HOURS.

I despise this. Games like Mass Effect are littered with these. Sometimes you go through a really long cut scene, die a while later and have to go through the whole thing again.

So annoying when on the sims you have to watch teenagers ask each other out while you were building up someone's first kiss that you wanted to watch!

I like cutscenes, I want to know what's going on in the game - B1ueNew

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5 You Throw the Wii Remote and Break the TV by Accident

This almost happened to us... Thank goodness for the Wii remote jackets! Xp - NintendoROCK3T

You break it! You brought it!

My mom once did this with our fan on the roof while playing Wii Tennis.

I've seen so many memes about this - B1ueNew

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6 Game Freezes

After my epic cave exploring, I have 3 stacks of iron, around a stack of gold, tons of redstone etc, and 34 diamonds. I am about to get to my house and the game freezes ;(

I was playing fallout new vegas once for an hour and it froze 5 times

Should be number one this happened to me over 40 times I mean it

This should be number 1. Happens to me all the time on Grand Theft Auto Online.

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7 Forgetting to Save and Dying

250% true it always happens to me

Hate it when that happens when playing Fallout. See, that's why you must save the game like every 5 minutes or else you'll get so pissed off that it makes you throw the controller at the T.V.

Oh my god this happens all the time. Your reaction, oh I died luckily I saved! No you didn't. Your answer : crap!


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8 Forgetting to Save

This should be higher up, it happens to me way to often and makes me want to strangle infants

This has happened to me A LOT. ON super Mario 3d World I was playing for about 5 hours. I got all the way up to CHAMPION'S ROAD. But I forgot to save before I went to eat and thanks to that I was back at world 7

On new super Mario bros Wii I'm on level 6-1 and hard for me to beat so whenever I beat it I always forget to save

This happened to me. I killed the wither and the ender dragon, got a new pet
and I upgraded my house and I didn't save my game.

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9 Have a Heart Attack

Wait, a legit heart attack?! Because that would suck no matter what you were doing! - Ironsights51

A real heart attack... It would be a whole lot worse than you're game getting messed up. YOU COULD DIE!

Yup played slender almost passed out noo Hitler might have a secret child I'm Jewish I keep thinking a bout that noo

If you are having a heart attack start couching REALLY HARD it will help push blood around your chest cavity while you drive to the hospital it might just keep you from dying

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10 Bugs and Glitches

Sometimes glitches help you but many and I say many are game-breaking/ruining. If you hate this please tell me so. Glitches shouldn't have negative effects on the games rating. If a game is good but glitchy it shouldn't be rated bad. It should be rated normally like any other game. There are glitches in every game. The glitchy games get recognition for the glitches. So my final rating for glitches is... a piece of cheese / 10

Do glitches count as freezing? If it does, my game froze on me at the end of a super long cut scene! I had to watch the some long cut seen three times! How would you like to waste about 2-3 hrs of your life trying to get past the stupid cut seen! I just hate when this happens!

Thinking about Sims 2. It has so many bugs that it's impossible to play long without manipulation...

All of the computers at school glitch so bad!

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The Contenders

11 Game Crashes

I hate it when that happens.

Cough, cough, Minecraft, cough, cough.

Happens every time when I play Super Mario World. I wonder why - Chaotixhero

*cough cough* modded PC master race minecraft *cough cough* - 404_name_missing

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12 You Can't Pause the Game.

The creator of Five Nights at Freddy's created a game called "There is no pause button! ". Oh boy...

Same thing happened in Disney Infinity 2.0 for PS3 (I was playing as The Lone Ranger). I accidentally pushed the select button (to bring up the building menu) instead of the start button (to pause the game). Same thing goes with Blu-ray Disc and DVD releases of feature films and television shows (especially PROM). - playstationfan66

Ghostbusters 2 on Nintendo?

In crash of cars offline mode, you can't pause the game, so I have to drive to an empty corner just to pause.

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13 Loading Time

I played terminator salvation and it's hard and when I die it takes almost a whole minute which is annoying when the game is hard enough - Sabbath

Skyrim is a great game but the loading times took forever! - SirSkeletorThe3rd

Yay buffering

Loading... Loading...loading... (after a while) (impatiant) LOADING ERROR PLEASE TRY AGAIN

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14 Your Friends Are Watching You Play a Video Game

That would make me feel uncomfortable. - Rorywilbren

If anything that motivates me to be better than them.

It's not that bad, and I feel boss when they watch,

When one of my friends is beating me at a game he/she's good at:
People watching - He/she's so much better at the game than you, you have no chance against him/her.
When I'm beating one of my friends at a game I'm good at:
People watching - You play dis game too much.

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15 Thank You Mario, But Our Princess Is In Another Castle

This is the reason why everyone wants to kill that character.

That's so legit It's like Mario's crawling on the floor after defeating a dragon over a flipping lava course (not a thing I bet but whatever) and he's right in front of the castle with the two guards and he says "The princess is here right? " and then they're like "laugh out loud you SUCK SHE'S LIKE IN ANOTHER COUNTRY" - maddyparrot22

Thank you but now it is time for me to stick a knife in your ass! - Artattack

crap butts

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16 When You're About to Kill a Hard Boss, He Heals Himself and Gets More Power

That happens a lot in Pokemon black version - bravenwolfzx

Ender Dragon Does It with the help of end crystals. Oh damn those obsidian towers, I had to go to another island to make a crafting table just to make ladders to climb the towers to stop that dragon from healing. Minecraft ain't for SG Noobs

Pokemon. Pokemon. Those full restores though.

Ummm, pokemon - B1ueNew

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17 Having to Use the Bathroom During a Boss Battle

You can pause the game guys.

Pause game to go to the bathroom right when you're doing a double jump over lava, come back, and forget to press A again.

You have no choice! Lose or Dirty pants. WHICH ONE?

I usually just bring my DS in the bathroom, but if you have something connected to the T.V. you're screwed...

Pause the game - TopLucas

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18 Losing Connection On Online Games

Stick Arena loses connection really fast even if you have a GREAT connection - tent2

It's so stupid when the game says you lost connection even when WiFi is ON...

This thing happens a lot of times on games such as Clash Of Clans

This happen a lot when I play Roblox

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19 Magikarp In a Master Ball

Slow clap. Move this to one!

This is just terrible! - RiverClanRocks

You would get lucky

Only idiots throw master balls at magikarps am I right guys like how are you that dum

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20 Quick Time Events

Probably the most annoying things in video games if your not quick enough or if your not paying attention it can easily lead to cheap deaths. - egnomac

There so basic. Every game in this era ends either with quick time events, or boss battles.

One thing: Sonic Unleashed. - tent2

Sonic unleashed did the Quick Time Events too far example the final boss dark gaia, I had to press x 60 times in 25 seconds, how was I supposed to do that? the only series that does the qtes right used to be the paper mario series or the mario and luigi series

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21 343 Killing the Halo Series by Making It Look Bad

Yes. Halo 4 is just Black Ops, MCC had crappy multiplayer, and Halo 5 beta is just Destiny.

22 Your Favorite Video Game Never Gets a Sequel

Super Mario sunshine, no super Mario sunshine sequel :( I feel like my hopes in gaming were ripped out of me.

Looking by the ways Sonic is going, I can sorta wait for a Sonic Heroes remake. - TrueBlueHeroes

Again, Um Jammer Lammy - xandermartin98

Despacito 2, Fortnite 2, emoji movie 2, Team fortress 3 - B1ueNew

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23 Falling to Your Death After Being Hit by a Flying Enemy

Megaman, Iceman stage. 'enough said.

Castlevania I and III, enough said - xandermartin98

Terraria, zombies and demon eyes, 'nough said. - TheRedstoneWiz

24 Going Negative In Any Call of Duty
25 You're About to Beat a Game and Your Console Overheats and Shuts Off

This should be number 1 because you can never play any games anymore

Cough cough Red Ring of Death cough cough

26 You Fall Off of a Clift by an Enemy

I really hate falling of "clifts".

In Ocarina of Time 3D, you know that huge cliff by Gerudo valley? Yeah well I started exploring the world before I got to Hyrule castle. So I didn't know about the cuckoo thing. So I go up to one and start attacking it. I started chasing it near the edge. Then I hit it once more and it got angry and summoned its brethren. One of them hit me and I fell all the way down the cliff. Instead of falling into the river I ended up falling on the "shore" near the bottom where that cow is.

This. This is the main reason I will always hate Dark Souls 2... Or the first, or Demons Souls, or why I'll never play Bloodbourne. Dark Souls 2 just killed it for me...

I realize a lot of people love it, but I get too mad when I'm avoiding an enemy, rolling around, and I straight up roll off a cliff mid-fight... I find no happiness or enjoyment in those games, for precisely this reason.

Oh, unless you meant "Clift" literally, 'cause I have no idea what that is.

Oh noes a clift

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27 The Game Console Blows Up

How would that happen

If that happens, it's your fault; because the only way that can happen is if you put a stick of dynamite, a bomb, a TNT or some other kind of explosive.

I know right your playing a game and then for no reason BANG so realistic dumb@$$

Like I'm about to beat mr sandman's title defense and the Wii just blows up

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28 Lagging During a Firefight

I have a old computer, so this sometimes hapens

29 Scary Maze Game Scares You and You Have a Heart Attack.

A YouTube video shows this guy got so scared that he punched the monitor!

"A YouTube video shows this guy got so scared that he punched the monitor! "

By the way, that was staged.

When my friend was 4 years old, she played that because her cousin (or something like cousin). Yeah, she didn't like it very much.

I played this when I was five. TRAUMATIZED FOR LIFE

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30 Xbox Gets RRoD

Good thing I play PlayStation! - DatIrishman

You know, under PROPER circumstances, an Xbox can live for a decade bug free.

This hasn't happened to me, but I think it's because I got my Xbox in 2014 so it was likely fixed. - Skullkid755

Happens all the time to me

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31 Being Stuck In a Vrmmorpg

Exactly like sword art online. You die in the game you die in real life and NO way to log out

It could happen in the future my friend. - EmperorCales

That would suck but how would it happen - ecool553

And if you die in the game you die in real life!

Me: Oh God! NOOO! I WANT OUT! - EmperorCales

32 Your Favorite Game Developer Goes Down.

I would get depressed if Nintendo goes down.

33 Good Game, Terrible Final Boss/Ending

Fullmetal Alchemist Dual Sympathy. That ending was too bad. - ItsDaWorldOfSNuGGLEZ

Super Mario Sunshine/ Galaxy 2. - FasterThanSonic

Metroid: Zero Mission and Mega Man 2. Yeah I remember - Chaotixhero

Axiom Verge, Bully, AM2R, Batman: Arkham Asylum - xandermartin98

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34 Running Out of Ammo In Resident Evil 4
35 Bloody Escort Missions

The worst thing is when the character you are escorting is slower than you and when you get to far away from it the mission restarts, worse when its not a side mission.

Resident Evil 4 was just one big escort mission with the most annoying girl ever - SirSkeletorThe3rd

Almost reaches the finish point Escortee gets one shot by THE WEAKEST GUN IN THE ENTIRE SERIES

How am I supposed to escort a B-29 in a jet?! Its nightmare in war thunder. Throttle 50% now 30% now WEP...

36 Bubsy 3d Gets On VC

Virtual Console does not support PlayStation games so that will never happen. - N64Dude

37 About to Beat Magolor and Die

Oh my god this is one of the worst things like in the ex and magalor soul are the worst things if you die when fighting magalor soul you cannot get another ability at the start and ex same but worse if you die while fighting magalor soul ex you have to start the other battle all over again

38 You Discard Something by Accident

Happened to a lot of YouTubers

39 You Fall Into the Void As Soon As You Killed the Enderdragon

, no dragon egg or credits for you :( - Harri666

That would be so horrible - top10epic

Happened to me once.
Long story short, I literally punched a hole in the wall. - CatCode

And Yes, you can still rsspawn... In overworld. Best way to die, Minecraft!

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40 Getting Trolled by Voice Trollers

Many a kid has experienced this on minecraft xbox.

41 Sonic Dies In Sonic 06

Why there dislike there.

I hated the whole Sonic franchise anyways...

Please don't remind me of that cutscene... :cries: No more Elise, please. - TrueBlueHeroes

42 You Beat a Game

How is this bad? - N64Dude

Actually, when I beat black flag it was kinda sad when I realized that's the end of fun with Edward Kenway

After is boring. But restart button exist.

When I beat Portal 2, I was actually sad. MAKE PORTAL 3 VALVE! - toptenzen

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43 Saving a Game Right Before You Die

This happens to me in Fallout and Skyrim all the time. I would hate Bethesda softworks for this, but I don't. Since they made really great games, so I forgive them. But still, this pisses me off all the time.

44 Hackers

Hackers r so annoying especially on roblox - top10epic

On Mario Kart Wii: it becomes imposible to win
-getting infinite blue shells

45 Stuck On the Very Last Level

There are tons of games with this

Wow. I keep trying and trying...
SM3DWORLD I was in champions road and I died at like 30 Lives and no white tanooki suit!

46 You Are About to Finish the Final Boss Then Mom Tells You to Do Homework

Pause the game.

47 Cat Jumps On the Keyboard and Breaks Off One of Your Keys You're About to Use

How would that happen?

I don't have a dang cat, so how would this happen?!

How could a cat break a key off a keyboard? - Minecraftcrazy530

That's so random lol

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48 SpongeBob Battle for Bikini Bottom Glitches

I hate the glitches

Hope that never happens

I had a small problem

Oh my god I just wanted to murder those robots during BtBB whenever a glitch came out just to relieve stress! - kurai803

49 Disk Freezes
50 Your TV Dies

It happened to Mordecai and Rigby on Regular Show - N64Dude

Wha!? What's going on here!? We should have stopped at 25!

What does that mean? How does that happen?

One time I was playing Sonic 2 and I was on Chemical Plant Zone and my T.V. automatically turned off. - FasterThanSonic

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