10 Video Game Bugs That Became Features

Inspiration can come from the most unlikely of places...

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Video game development is a funny thing. Sometimes great ideas go perfectly to plan and end up being really cool and sometimes a mechanic might be overlooked resulting in a glitch or a bug.

Then there are the times that a mechanic being overlooked and resulting in a bug actually ends up being really cool and that’s what we call a mission failed successfully.

A couple of years ago we did a list on video game bugs that worked so well they became features and in this list we’re breaking down 10 more examples where a technical misstep in a dev studio panned out just fine.

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