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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 2012.
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The Most Rewarding Glitch Ever – Borderlands 2
Bad News Bears – MLB 2K12
The Man In The Box – Max Payne 3
Wield The Dog – Dragon's Dogma
Pinata Head – Sniper Elite V2
The Bashful Conversation – Mass Effect 3
Attack of the Killer Head – NeverDead
The Dancing Readcoat – Assassin's Creed III
Spawning Into Oblivion – Medal of Honor: Warfighter
Singing Dogs – Far Cry 3
Super Domestic Violence – Dishonored
The Hercules Check – NHL 13
The Glitch of the Year
The Player Impact Engine – FIFA 13
We normally award the Glitchie to one specific glitch, but this year the FIFA 13 physics engine was the gift that kept on giving. Take a look at this amazing greatest hits collection of crazy animation glitches.
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the first one is how me and my friends act
Lol, excellent choices of glitchery.
Wow. I wanna play Fifa just for the glitches.
That impact engine...
Oh man, when that Mass Effect 3 one happened to me I was really weirded out. XD
the medal of honor one is wierd
What you don't know about that Mass Effect 3 glitch, is that it isn't a glitch. As it turns out, a group of Weeping Angels had made their way onto the Normandy and Shepard and Liara were just making sure they didn't make any sudden movements.
It's a Rocket Launcherrr! Lmao.
the dishonored one was hilarious!!!
1st video: "we are so Jewish it's not even cool!"
I probably shouldn't be laughing this hard at that, but I am.
Loved the Dishonored one
Couldn't agree more with the choice for glitch of the year. When my mates and I get together to play FIFA, it's always so damn hilarious. It's true, it keeps on giving. Great glitches!
I might buy FIFA 13 just to watch players beat the crap out of each other.
Isn't the FIFA engine the gift that keeps on giving every year? I am pretty sure I've seen some crazy leg breaks and flying dudes before.
Just the idea of wielding a wolf's corpse as a club...
And that maid got pwned.
I don't think the Max Payne 3 one was a glitch, that was just the great animations.