When we dive into our favorite video games, we’re typically excited about epic quests, brilliant characters, and immersive worlds. However, let’s not forget the unsung heroes of our gaming experiences – the cheeky glitches and bugs! These pesky little anomalies can often lead to hilarious moments, unexpected gameplay twists, or even brand-new ways to play the game. So, we’ve put together a list of the top video game glitches and bugs that have graced our screens over the years!
Some glitches can be a royal pain, disrupting our play and causing frustration. But then, there are those fun glitches that add an extra sprinkling of spice to our gaming encounters, making them strangely memorable. Whether they give characters funny faces, let us explore hidden areas, or just make things go wildly out of whack, these glitches and bugs remind us that even our most beloved games have a goofy side. So let’s dive in and have a good chuckle at the weird and wonderful world of video game glitches!
The Ladder Glitch (Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2)
A glitch that enables players to climb a ladder and simultaneously shoot, granting an unfair advantage in multiplayer matches.
The Doc Mitchell Glitch (Fallout: New Vegas)
A humorous bug that causes the character Doc Mitchell to spin uncontrollably during the game's opening scene.
The Heavy Rain Glitch (Heavy Rain)
A humorous glitch where the main character, Ethan, repeatedly shouts "Shaun!" during a dramatic scene, ruining the intended emotional impact.
The Face Code Glitch (Mass Effect 3)
A glitch that causes imported characters from Mass Effect 2 to appear with distorted facial features due to an incorrect face code.
The Catapult Glitch (Skyrim)
A physics bug that occasionally sends characters, enemies, or objects flying into the sky, usually after being struck by a powerful attack.
The Red Dead Redemption Horse Glitch (Red Dead Redemption)
A bug that causes human charactermodels to replace horses, resulting in strange animations and bizarre riding experiences.
The Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric Knuckles Infinite Jump Glitch (Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric)
A game-breaking bug that allows Knuckles to infinitely jump, enabling players to skip large sections of the game.
The Donkey Lady Glitch (Red Dead Redemption)
A peculiar bug that spawns a creature with a human body and a donkey head, resulting in a bizarre and unsettling hybrid.
The Assassin's Creed Unity Face Glitch (Assassin's Creed Unity)
A creepy glitch that causes characters' faces to disappear or become distorted, leaving only their eyes and mouth visible.
The Demon Baby Glitch (The Sims 4)
A terrifying bug that causes babies to appear with elongated limbs and distorted faces, resembling demons.
The MissingNo. Glitch (Pokémon Red and Blue)
A notorious glitch that allows players to encounter a glitched Pokémon called MissingNo., which can cause graphical errors and even corrupt save files.
The Rainbow Road Shortcut Glitch (Mario Kart 64)
A well-known exploit on the Rainbow Road track that allows players to jump off the track at a specific point and land further ahead, significantly shortening their lap time.
The Mantis Lords Fight Glitch (Hollow Knight)
A bug that makes the Mantis Lords boss fight unbeatable by trapping the player in an endless loop of the boss introduction sequence.
The Swingset Glitch (Grand Theft Auto IV)
A peculiar physics bug that causes vehicles and characters to be violently flung across the map when interacting with certain swing sets.
The Corrupted Blood Incident (World of Warcraft)
A game-breaking bug where a debuff spell, intended for a single raid encounter, inadvertently spread like a real-world disease, killing low-level characters and causing chaos in major cities.