The 11 Biggest Facepalms In Gaming
Posted on Tuesday, March 27 @ 15:06:41 Eastern by Daniel BischoffWhether you're just an average gamer or an industry bigwig, video games offer up plenty of horrifyingly stupid moments. Here are the 11 most worthy of that renowned gesture of failure.
11) Getting Sent Back Three Hours Because You Didn't Save
Let's start with an easy one! Everyone's been there, everyone's done this, but it doesn't change the fact that when it happens to you, you feel like a total ass. Press the Start Button. Select Save Data. Don't repeat the previous few hours of the video game you're playing. How hard is that?
10) Demonstrating Any Wii Game On-Stage At E3
Haven't we learned our lesson yet Nintendo? When a developer or executive is on-stage at E3 waving a Wii-mote around or trying to check the Wii-mote's batteries while the on-screen character just sits there staring at the audience, the rest of the audience brings their palms slowly up to their faces.
9) Parents Who Walk In Front Of The TV Screen Knowing Full Well You're Playing A Game
I sometimes think cords were the better way to go. It at least gave you the opportunity to trip the neadarthals who raised you if they crossed in front of your vision. My parents would act like they were getting shot when they stood in front of the TV, even if I was playing Mario Party.