What's something that has ruined or hindered your enjoyment of a game?

I have been more selective with my gaming choices due to time constrictions so I find myself relying on a lot of reviews and word of mouth by gamers through forums before making a purchase. I've found that gamers are a diverse, observant and sometimes picky bunch. Many of you have been able to pinpoint something about a game that I knew I didn't like but wasn't able to conclude by myself why.

With all that being said, what is something (big or small) that has hindered or ruined your enjoyment of a game? Broken mechanics, forced minigames, plot holes, character voices, hype versus reality, etc etc.

Let's try to keep it spoiler free.

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