The latest iPad game might cost only a few dollars, but chances are it won't offer a day's worth of exploration and questing like these blockbusters.
Some games, like Disgaea: Hour of Darkness, can take hundreds of hours to complete.
Many blockbuster games clock in at under 15 hours, but 100 percent completion, the bread and butter of any gamer's trophy case, can take longer.
If these numbers shock you, you won't believe how long it takes to finish some games. Check out these long games that make The Lord Of The Rings trilogy look like a short film in comparison.