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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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Funny, I've actually never gotten stuck on a rock in skyrim.
The Glitchie Awards are glitchie!
They were pretty cool.
Glitches are the best - unexpected and sometimes hilarious! Love it!
glitches are hilarious, especially the Skyrim ones
This made me giggle. And I've had the "Rock and a Hard Place" glitch, as you called it, effect me multiple times with one character in Skyrim.
I love that trophy image! That video of that guy commenting on the NBA jam demo gliches was so hilarious i pissed myself.
Is it really that hard to fast travel out of the mountain you're stuck in? I've never NOT been able to do that...
Glitches are funny.
Hoo-- RAYYYYY love these things.
Where are the links?
why are the videos not showing up
lol the backwards flying dragon. Got attacked by one 3 weeks ago and couldn't kill it.
add this site...the videos only worked on the first page, then nothing...now i can't even get them on the first page...
as soon as I went to the second page, there were no videos.
Really? No call of duty glitches? At all? I can't believe that. Oh well.
Mmmm, all of the links appear to be broken - by way of not being here at all. I see only "(Please visit the site to view this media)"
It is ironinc that the article about glitches is glitching and telling me I'm not on the site.