8 Pointless Activities That Seriously Sidetracked Us

Published 5 months ago by Mike Channell

Distraction adventure

Normally games task us with something important or other that we're supposed to be doing, whether that's saving the world, scratching out a meagre existence in the post-apocalyptic wasteland or building a crime empire that Pablo Escobar would nod approvingly at. Were he not dead. Somehow or other we always get sidetracked by pointless but weirdly compelling activities that do nothing to push us toward our primary objective.

Whether it's partaking in weirdly comprehensive sports simulations, playing fully featured games-within-games or just repeatedly jamming a knife into the back of our splayed hand, we've played so much of these pointless activities that we put the 'pro' in 'procrastination'.

Previously on Outside Xbox: 8 Infuriating Side Quests You're Never Going To Finish

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Mike Channell
Mike is co-editor at Outside Xbox. His favourite thing about making videos is adding unnecessary special effects. He has heard all of your 'channel' jokes.

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