Mandatory Gaming Fails of the Week 6/28/2019

It’s finally Friday, which means it’s now time for your Mandatory Gaming Fails of the Week round-up. This is where we bring together all of the big video game fails that happened over the last seven days, and give them the spotlight that they deserve (but probably don’t want). If you find yourself wanting more content like this, be sure to visit But now, let’s jump into those fails!

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Fortnite Deep Dab exploit is letting players get easy headshots

A new Fortnite emote is causing big issues. The “Deep Dab” emote might have been a hilarious new addition to the game’s emote arsenal, if not for the fact that it allows players to get easy headshots!

Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled online issues fixed

Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled‘s launch was tainted by a terrible online experience. Disconnects and lag ruined the competitive experience. Thankfully, the issues were quickly remedied in the 1.02 patch.

NBA 2K19 contains seemingly unskippable loading screen ads

NBA 2K19 is a full-priced game, with an RRP of $60. Despite this, users have come across lengthy ads during the “2KTV” segments of the game.

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Google Stadia doesn’t interest European gamers, survey says

A recent survey suggests that gamers in Europe are not interested in Google Stadia and other streaming services. According to the survey carried out by Ipsos MORI for, 70% of respondents in the UK, France, Germany, and Spain stated that they were not interested in game streaming services.

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite makes about 1/28 of Pokemon Go’s revenue during launch weekend

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite had some huge shoes to fill when it launched on June 20. Following Pokemon Go was never going to be an easy thing to do, and unfortunately for developer Niantic, it didn’t even come close to matching the behemoth that is Pokemon.