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I'm the same as some here. I'll finish the story for most of my games, if the game is good.

And on ps3 I'll usually get as many trophies as possible.

But there are games I havnt finished or even started yet, mostly coz I have too many ad now that I've started oblivion for the first time, no chance of having time for anything else now haha
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here is my list of games. I'm omitting my old obscure games, or games you cant really finish, like the sims or unreal tournament.

FF7:Finished
Hl1:Finished
Fallout:Not really started
C&C Tib sun: Not finished
Deus ex: Finished twice, maybe 3 times.
GTA3:Finished it
Simpson's hit and run: Pretty much finished it
Far cry:Finished it before
Doom3: Not finished
Hl2: Finished more times than i can count.
Psychonauts: Finished 3 times
Tomb raider legend: Finished
The rest of the orange box: Finished at least twice
GTA4:Finished
Fallout 3:Finished about twice
Just cause 2: Finished twice (not 100% complete, but all the important stuff)
Bad company 2: Not really started the SP, but not had it for long
Mafia 2: Finished
Fallout NV: Finished
Black ops:Finished
Portal 2:Finished twice

Missing a few, that's 17 out of 21 Finished. I tend to replay games I like every year or so, and never finish games I found impossible, or dont want to play. Even including some of the others, I still wouldn't be anything close to the 10% finished figure.
     
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Good games, I beat over and over. Bad games, I wish I could refund.
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Completely believable. I rarely play singleplayer nowadays, I buy games for multiplayer.
Same here. There are very few single player games that I will purchase now, and the few that do fail to keep me interested for more than a few hours. I believe there are very few current games that have the caliber of the video games from the 80's and 90's (old school Final Fantasy, and Zelda for example). Ever since the PS2 and Xbox launched, it has been one dissapointment after another. The only single player game that has kept me interested was Lost Odyssey. But that was the first single player game since FFIX that I enjoyed (throw Legend of Dragoon in there too, I don't remember which one I finished first lol). But ever since then, its mostly just been multiplayer/MMOs.
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here is my list of games. I'm omitting my old obscure games, or games you cant really finish, like the sims or unreal tournament.
I recall UT having a campaign...I beat that if I remember correctly lol. Couldn't play it online much since I had 56k at the time . FF7 is my only annual play lol. I've played through roughly 14 or 15 times now I think.
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Of the games I've purchased in the last several years (with single player campaigns) : Half Life 2, Episode 1, Episode 2, Portal, Oblivion, Fall Out 3, UAT: Earth Assault, Company of Heroes, Bioshock, Penumbra, Anmesia, Trine, Torchlight, and a dozen others, I've finished Trine and Portal.

The reason?

I don't have a dozen hours to play a video game. If I can't finish it in a session or two, I likely won't. You don't have to make massive games with repetitive tasks in order for me to feel that I've gotten my money's worth from it.

I'm also a multiplayer at heart. I've put > 700 hours in between TF2, L4D and L4D2. That's more than enough time for me to have beaten every game I've purchased multiple times.

Short and sweet is my speed, I suppose.
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post #107 of 253
i never even start on most of my games
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Considering how short most games are now days, that is very sad.

No wonder Devs are focusing so much on multiplayer.
post #109 of 253
I always finish my games.

I'm most probably within a 2% category who only plays single player components. I don't really have the time to invest in multiplayer, single player and do everything in my life at the moment so I just don't bother with multiplayer at all any more. I'd much prefer to play a single player component with an awesome story line.
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I actually never finish any games either, unless the games are really good, like bethesa games, the point of me playing is mostly getting used to and learning how to play, after there is nothing to learn it bores me and i stop playing :\\
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