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

#21LEGEND_725Posted 8/23/2014 12:43:37 PM
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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#22Balzak74Posted 8/23/2014 12:55:57 PM
Invisible walls.

When sleeping and you awake completely healed
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#23MasterSword546Posted 8/23/2014 3:24:08 PM
Having to poop really bad.
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#24the36thchamberPosted 8/23/2014 3:34:14 PM
when you cant skip cutscenes
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#25slyman19Posted 8/23/2014 3:36:10 PM
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.
#26Garage_ManPosted 8/23/2014 3:47:31 PM
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.
#27NeonYoshi11Posted 8/23/2014 4:13:14 PM
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.
#28NSGraphitePosted 8/23/2014 4:13:15 PM
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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#29NSGraphitePosted 8/23/2014 4:19:19 PM
This is my experience.

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

Unfortunately, i'm not joking.
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#30NoMoreDeadCopsPosted 8/23/2014 4:28:24 PM
Doritos and Mountain Dew commercials.