While video games are an increasingly popular pastime, there are some shocking facts about games that might surprise you. Did you know that most gamers start but don't finish the video games that they play?
I finish 90% of mine
I finish 100%. Maybe not right away but eventually they all get finished. Today I will complete the 24hr Nurburgring race in GT5 and with that I will have achieved gold in every race. All I have left to do it upgrade 14 silver license tests to gold and get gold in a few more special events and I'll be done.
Haha, I'm at least 95%. People who don't just waste their money. Like I'm trying to save money this year on games so I'm trying to squeeze every ounce of playtime I can on the few new games I have from Christmas. ACR lasted me a month and I hope the others last that long too. But people who play for 2 hours then quit don't know how to spend their money. I've only ever didn't finish Crysis 2 and FFXII cause I usually know if I'll like a game or not.
Doh!!, you just reminded me, I never finished Crysis, it was just too boring. Maybe I'll get back to it one day. So I'll have to restate my claim - I finish 100% of my PS3 games :)
Good thing I'm not most gamers. Completionists FTW!
I finish almost all games I buy. I've had a PS3 for a year, bought almost 20 games and the only game I haven't completed is LBP, but that game is a sort of long time project for me and haven't abandoned it so it doesn't count.
I tend to complete a game if another doesnt come out while im still playing, ive started trying to hold back on a new release until i finish a previous! But big games like skyrim, and swtor i can totally enjoy but stop playing for a day or 2 and i dont have the drive to return to either :( i prefer 10-12 hiur campaigns with decent story telling etc
I finish most games, but the reason I don't finish some games is because they might lack depth/exciting.
Dear god don't tell me games are *still* too hard! Jokes aside (I hope... please let the Souls series go on forever!), I understand the time argument. Games are a time consuming hobby, and honestly they shouldn't rank high on the list of priorities of a person with responsibilities. Kids, family, job; a lot of things (should) come before gaming, and not everyone wants to spend what little is left inching their way through a punishing and lengthy game. (Off topic: am I the only one who finds it funny/ sad/ pathetic/ annoying that all these gaming "articles" are 2/3 introduction, a few sentences of opinion, then a conclusion? There's no MEAT to these articles, no arguments, no research beyond the intro--in short, there's no articles to these articles... O_o)
I want as many souls games as there are final fantasies!
What about spin-offs? Dirge of Patches?
I Unfortunatly don't finish a lot of mine. Most of the time because I simply don't have much time and then start playing something else. Another main reason is that I'm big on story, most games don't have one interesting enough for me to complete it. Games such as Skyrim are simply not for me, as good as the game i haven't completed any of the bethesta games but decent amount of time into them.
I could have typed that myself! If the game is not fun, I will not force myself to complete it. Also, I need a story in a game. It might not be that great but there should be a reason for doing what I do
I finish almost all of my games, close to 95% but I find that in the past few years because of time restraints I very rarely participate in the multiplayer aspect of games. There are some exception to it but it's a very small number
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i finish all my games almost all the time, the only time i might not finish a game is because of games releasing too close together. like right now the only games i haven't finished are Bioshock 2 and Dues Ex
I finish at least 90% of my games. I will tell you this tho 2011 had so many good games that it was probably the hardest year to finish a game in a long while. I got sidetracked alot. A new good game came out so often,hence I got sidetracked. 2012 looks just as busy too so I better finish all my 2011 games.
If they are compelling enough, they get finished, if not then they still on the shelf forever forgotten. Skyrim got boring(I was 200+ hrs in) because of all of the B.S. quest and load screens in town. It takes roughly an hour to sell all accumulated loot because most vendors don't have a lot of money so traveling to different towns to offload the spoils took way too long. I may finish it later this year or never... If I had to put a number on how many I finish it would be 75%. I only buy certain titles and the rest come from GameFly. The titles I own get multiple playthroughs, GameFly titles not so much.
I finish 99% of my games. The ones I don't finish are the ones that bore me. Example: Final Fantasy 12. Games being hard shouldn't even be an excuse anymore. Game today are made to be easy.
Like many here,I finish 90% of my games.The few times I don't is mostly because of boredom.I take my time with WRPG's,because they are way too long most of the times...plus I enjoy doing side missions which take away maximum time.Among long games,I enjoy sandbox action-adventure games like the GTA series etc. Anyway,I beat exactly 20 games out of 30 or so,lower in proportion than normal.
The only game I havnt finished was borderlands. Cause it is terrible boring IMO. I will finish it because thats what I do.
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