Immersion-killers: What rips you out of the action, personally, when gaming?

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11 months ago#21
Honestly 95% of shooters seem to have those same looking red barrels that explode conveniently placed near the bad guys. I mean why the hell are red explosive barrels everywhere? I think their were even some in Quantam Break footage we saw. It kind of bothers me.
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11 months ago#22
Invisible walls.

When sleeping and you awake completely healed
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11 months ago#23
Having to poop really bad.
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11 months ago#24
when you cant skip cutscenes
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11 months ago#25
Dumb AI.

The Last of Us is a major offender of this. Sneaking around doesn't seem very cool when the AI is running in front of the enemy and nothing happens.
11 months ago#26
Recently? Frame skips and screen tearing. I haven't been susceptible to it before but lately its just been like...oh yea I'm playing a game. I'm not there....I usually stop shortly after.
11 months ago#27
Gamecuber777 posted...
Motion controls.


This.

Every movement reminds me I'm PLAYING a game and not "in the game".

When your only doing micromovements with your fingers it becomes entrancing almost and you forget you even have a controller in your hand.

Sounds cheesy, but you "become one" with the game.

Motion controls instantly takes you out of it.
11 months ago#28
When my son is watching me play a game and he steps in front of the tv and his fro blocks 75% of the screen and i have to yell "head! move!" in a Scottish accent.

I hate that.
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11 months ago#29
This is my experience.

http://m.youtube.com/results?q=head%20move

Unfortunately, i'm not joking.
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11 months ago#30
Doritos and Mountain Dew commercials.
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