Achievements, Trophies, DLC, online multiplayer - when can we say we've truly conquered a game these days?
When you take it Game Stop to trade it in!
when you reach the credits
A game is completed when you feel there is no more need to play it.
Usually a few months after it is shipped and patched nowadays.
My thoughts exactly, when I read the headline.
Or when the "complete" or "GOTY" edition is released with all the dlc and patches.
I think a game is finished when you feel closure to the story. As an example: Killzone, and Gears of War. Both good games with good stories but when I reached the end of of both of the games in each of their series I sat there during the credits and saying," And....?"
It's finished when you feel it is finished. I for one ''finished'' Red Dead Redemption after finishing the story and maxing the hunting quests etc. Literally nothing left in that empty world so I traded it in.
For many it's that elusive platinum or 1000/1000. Usually by the time you hit that last hard achievement (eg Insanity difficulty on MassEffect2) you're mentally kaput anyways.
When they stop releasing DLC for it. LOL kidding i believe that a game is done for me when i reach the credits or i played the heck out of the multiplayer.
Depends on the game really, A lot of games still have plenty of replay value and stuff you just cant get done with only one play through, like multiple endings and such. For me having just finished my second play through of my current gaming fix I feel like Iv got enough out of it and am ready to play a new game with new experiences.
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