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Sometimes they're entertaining, and sometimes they make you want to throw your controller across the room in frustration, but any way you look at it, glitches are an ever-present part of the gaming experience. Despite thousands of hours of play testing and millions of lines of code, almost no game is safe from the occasional technological breakdown. We combed the web to find video evidence of the most egregious and laughable errors. Here are the most notable gameplay glitches of 2011, plus one lifetime achievement award for a game that's featured the same annoying glitch for years.
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When you watch a hockey game, you expect thunderous slap shots, players flying down the ice at breakneck speeds, and bone-crushing hits. You don't expect to see a guy go in for a little back door lovin' in front of a crowd of 18,000. This public display of affection brings new meaning to the term "stick handling."
As long as Bethesda has been making open-world role-playing games, players have been getting stuck on rock formations in mountainous regions far from civilization. When a game has as much content and such a vast continent to explore like Skyrim, bugs undoubtedly come with the territory. But you'd think after five entries Bethesda would have found a replicable solution for this all-too frequent dilemma. Congratulations Bethesda on your lifetime achievement award!
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That impact engine fail video was awesome. I didn't know that FIFA players were Cirque Du Soleil acrobats as well.
What about the glitches that dont let you play the game? I cant play my Uncharted3 and cant play LA Noire either
Ah man those gay dwarves freaked me out
The Battlefield 3 video has to be the glitchiest thing I've ever seen, I mean what da fuuu...also I couldn't seem to find the invisible player in the Madden 12 clip.
I could see the hilarious trend forming, but I unfortunately only saw the first page of videos due the error people have posted below.
WEll this sucks. None of the videos are loading. "Please visit site to view media" im on the f*$%ing site right now, and wont load the videos. Epic Fail.
Yeah, I have the "Please visit the site to view this media" thing too.
i guess the glitchies have glitches...>.<
None of the videos showed up for me, just "please visit the site to view this media". Irony?
what site are we supposed to visit to view the media?
I'm thinking that they may have done this on purpose... ya know, just for kicks.
BEAR LOVE LOL YEAH!!! Too funny! I can't get that song out of my head now.
Well it only took me close to an hour of refreshing, waiting, refreshing, waiting but I was finally able to view all 4 pages worth of videos. GI...can we please get links under the embed or something? This happens way to often with embedded YouTube videos in articles.
Getting stuck in geometry? Seriously? Just open the command console and type TCL and fly out. Its that easy.
HALA Bugfield 3
So this is about New Vegas then?