The only way to keep players from doing something stupid is to Just Keep Talking.
Sadly, there is no way to keep the DM from doing something stupid, although offing one of his favorite NPCs might shut him up for a couple of minutes.
Batman: Arkham Origins
A breakdown of how this game faltered when the franchise was given to a different studio.
Do It Again, Stupid
One of the highest-rated games of all time has some of the least interesting gameplay.
A Lack of Vision and Leadership
People fault EA for being greedy, but their real sin is just how terrible they are at it.
Pixel City Dev Blog
An attempt to make a good looking cityscape with nothing but simple tricks and a few rectangles of light.
Dead or Alive 5 Last Round
I'm not surprised a fighting game has an absurd story. I just can't figure out why they bothered with the story at all.