15 Strange Ways Video Games Tried Stopping You From Playing

Sometimes you just want to keep going but the game has other ideas.

Posted By | On 27th, Jun. 2018

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Video games are truly interesting creations. As much as developers want you to play a game, they also introduce creative methods to halt less-than-moral ways of playing it. Of course, some games tend to halt your progress in creative ways, even if you ultimately find a way through. Let’s take a look at 15 insane ways video games tried to stop you from playing.

No Faith – Mirror’s Edge

In a game that’s primarily about parkour, what happens when the protagonist can’t effectively rim? Such was the anti-piracy measure introduced in Mirror’s Edge. Every time Faith is close to a jump, she’ll slow down. This makes it impossible to go anywhere past the opening rooftop in the first stage. At least there’s the gorgeous view to admire.


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