25 Bizarre Video Game Glitches You Should Watch Out For

Do you ever play video games? Even if you’re just a casual gamer, you’ve probably come across some pretty funny video game glitches. Today we’re going to take a look at some of the most famous video game glitches out there. Although they can be annoying, they can also be quite funny! These are 25 bizarre video game glitches you should watch out for!

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25

Counter-Strike: Source

Counter-Strike: SourceSource: counterstrike.wikia.com

As in the original game, this version pits a team of counter-terrorists against a group of terrorists in a series of rounds. One well known glitch finds players walking around as though they were holding their guns, but their gun is actually floating next to them.

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=50MJSPm-lKw

24

Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes

Metal Gear Solid: Ground ZeroesSource: metalgear.wikia.com

In this action game you play as Snake, an undercover operative who works in the shadows. Usually, your kills are silent and deadly, but every once in a while when you shoot someone they’ll go flying!

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yh__k0gt-sE

23

Mass Effect

mass effect ssSource: masseffect.wikia.com

In his mission to save the galaxy from a powerful race of aliens, Commander Shepard is accompanied by Kaidan Alenko. Whenever Shepard turns away, Kaidan starts mocking him with strange glitchy gestures that resemble a chicken dance. Maybe it’s a side-effect of his L2 implants?

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GYrY72OqXIw

22

Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare

Plants vs Zombies: Garden WarfareSource: plantsvszombies.wikia.com

This multiplayer tower defense game pits the plants against the zombies. Oh, you already knew that? You must have noticed the title! But seriously, there are some interesting glitches in the game. In once instance you can’t shoot and in another instance everybody goes invisible!

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_VcWgcCQFMQ

21

Crysis

CrysisSource: crysis.wikia.com

In a game that has you fighting both North Koreans and aliens, you shouldn’t be surprised by much. Well, except for one thing. If you shoot at the sharks in the water, they’ll jump up on land and chase you through the jungle! That’s right, they can swim on land.

link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OuuepTWRQGs

20

Halo: Reach

Halo: ReachSource: halo.wikia.com

The sixth installment of the popular Halo series takes place in 2552 when humanity is locked in a war with the alien Covenant. Just be careful when Kat gets out of the Warthog, If you run into her, she goes flying. It’s like a…Kat-apult!

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9C4iBY_FPuo

19

Left 4 Dead

Left 4 DeadSource: left4dead.wikia.com

Set during the aftermath of an apocalyptic pandemic, this game pits four survivors against hordes of the “infected”. You’ll find yourself hiding in a lot of places, but be careful when you get in the elevator… people have been known to fall through the floor!

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2q0Qjf494_g

18

Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto VSource: gta.wikia.com

Everybody knows about Grand Theft Auto. Well, in the fifth installment you can make your bulldozer fly! Basically, you need to get a bulldozer, your friend needs a bulldozer, and then you ram into each other. One of you will go sailing across the map.

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FV8cZe8cwRQ

17

Portal 2

Portal 2Source: half-life.wikia.com

The successful sequel to the popular puzzle video game, Portal 2 once again requires you to solve challenging puzzles with…you guessed it…portals! In spite of receiving extremely positive reviews, the game isn’t without bugs. Between making impossible jumps and even flying, the portals in this game are able to generate some creative glitches!

link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4LRrGDzqltE

16

Super Mario 64

Super Mario 64Source: mario.wikia.com

The first Super Mario game to use 3D graphics, Super Mario 64 was one of the launch title for the Nintendo 64 game console in 1996. So, just in case you’ve been living under a rock (or you don’t have time to play video games due to silly things like jobs), let us fill you in on a useful little glitch. To reach the final stage (Bowser in the Sky), you need to collect 70 power stars so that the endless stairs stop being endless. There’s a trick though. By using the backwards long jump you can bypass the endless stairs without the stars.

link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fETzTjZxUyI

15

Call Of Duty: Ghosts

Call Of Duty: GhostsSource: callofduty.wikia.com

The tenth installment in the wildly popular Call of Duty series follows the Ghosts (elite special forces) on their latest mission to save the world. Just watch out because apparently the K-9 named Riley can fly!

link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yyhN353x5bg

14

Guitar Hero World Tour

Guitar Hero World TourSource: guitarhero.wikia.com

In a game dedicated to rock stars, it should come as no surprise that their long hair will glitch! Sometimes when your guitar is facing Ozzy Osbourne his hair will go crazy and basically take over the screen.

link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MdShLq9mgLA

13

Star Wars: The Old Republic

Star Wars: The Old RepublicSource: swtor.wikia.com

A popular massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG), invisible rides are one of the most famous glitches in this video game. As you can see in the still above, players just float around in the air as though they are riding something.

link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=euZ_vMrqr8A

12

Saints Row The Third

Saints Row The ThirdSource: saintsrow.wikia.com

Similar to Grand Theft Auto, in this open ended game you deal primarily with gangs and their turf wars. Be careful though, if you try to steal a car, you may end up hovering around!

link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_JCX6b5Pzgs

11

Skyrim

SkyrimSource: elderscrolls.wikia.com

The fifth installment of the Elder Scrolls series sees the player on a quest to destroy Alduin the World-Eater, a dragon who is prophesied to destroy the world. Given the seriousness of your mission, there are a few glitches that you should watch out for. For example, after being hit by an ogre with a club, your companion Lydia goes shooting into the air and comes crashing back to the ground a few minutes later. Don’t worry though, she’s completely unhurt.

link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o-hKxOhOQ3U

10

The Sims 3

The Sims 3Source: sims.wikia.com

If you’re reading this, you have access to the internet. And if you have access to the internet, you know about the Sims. What you might not know, is that the Sims’ house is haunted! Okay, not really, but between the invisible footsteps and a foosball table that plays itself the game is full of strange glitches.

link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cvolLZw35nM

9

Duke Nukem Forever

Duke Nukem ForeverSource: dukenukem.wikia.com

Released in 2011 after 15 years of development, Duke Nukem Forever was essentially a joke by the time of its release date. It was further criticized for subpar graphics and gameplay. But the glitches are plentiful! Get ready to spot some enemies walking around submerged into the ground.

link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F52MkIPiClM

8

L.A. Noire

L.A. NoireSource: lanoire.wikia.com

Set in 1947 Los Angeles, you play as an LAPD officer who is investigating a series of cases. During one of your escapades, it’s possible that you will come across a poor bloke who won’t stop glitching into the bridge.

link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MvqogEHL-MY

7

FIFA

FIFASource: fifa.wikia.com

In spite of being the premier football/soccer video game, floating players is a well known glitch you may stumble across. As you can see in the still above, the players’ legs sometimes bend in painful directions as well!

link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ysll3Ogw-4

6

Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time

Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of TimeSource: zelda.wikia.com

This popular game centers around Link as he tries to rescue Princess Zelda. But while you’re on your mission to rescue the princess, be careful around the Great Deku Tree. Due to a glitch in the game you may be stopped by somebody and not allowed to pass no matter which way you turn!

link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a42dhBe-HWg

5

Gears of War

Gears of WarSource: gearsofwar.wikia.com

Set in a ravaged Earth-like world destroyed by war, the Gears (basically soldiers) are humanity’s last defense against creatures known as the Locusts. Kim is one of those Gears and although his primary job is to shoot stuff, he has been known to bust out with an Irish jig! And yes, it’s a glitch.

link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Suj1NyTol-s

4

Heavy Rain

Heavy RainSource: heavyrain.wikia.com

This film noir thriller video game involves the mystery of the Origami Killer, a murderer who uses extended periods of rainfall to drown out the screams of their victims. One of the main character is Ethan Mars. To make a long story short, Ethan’s son Shaun is kidnapped by the Origami Killer…and bad stuff happens. Getting to the point, you can overload Ethan’s character by making him yell Shaun’s name too many times. And then you can just keep yelling it…

link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0t0uCWjQ6Og

3

NBA 2K13

NBA 2K13Source: nba2k.wikia.com

The popular successor to the NBA 2K video game series, the 2013 version was well received except for a few amusing glitches. For example, sometimes if a player is about to check in when a timeout is called, they’ll hover/slide back to their place on the bench passing right through their teammates.

link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5RAlugx1jHo

2

Dead Space 3

Dead Space 3Source: deadspace.wikia.com

Taking place in the 26th century, this horror-action game once again pits Isaac Clarke against the alien race known as the Necropmorphs. The game isn’t free of glitches though and some characters are able to continue “floating” in spite of missing their head, legs, and arms!

link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y9u0zGb6PXE

1

Far Cry 2

Far Cry 2Source: farcry.wikia.com

In spite of being praised for its AI and realism, this open-ended first person shooter has taken some heat for its glitches. Set in a modern-day Central African nation during civil war, you may be surprised by the suicidal wildebeests. They kill themselves by running into your vehicle!

link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_HmDUsDykdM



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