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Developers should make us WANT to finish the game.
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I dont remember completing any game i owned. I couldnt even get 120 stars on mario 64
 
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post #193 of 253
Do they mean 100% completion of every achievement, main quests, and side quests or just main quest?
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I beat most of my games unless they fail to keep me interested until the end. Only game I can think of that I never actually finished is Borderlands. Lost interest at one point.
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post #195 of 253
I Fall in to the 90%. Between mine craft and lol it is hard to find the free time to finish a single player game.
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post #196 of 253
Pathetic, but I deduced this anecdotally years ago. Didn't think it was quite to that degree though.

I am with one of the early posts in the thread: If a game blows, I'll jump ship. But if it is able to engage me for a few hours, I'll keep plugging until the end. And beyond if it's really good...I spent 20+ hours in FF13 postgame. And frankly, since I'm a single player gamer, I consider all multiplayer to be post-game add-on. BioShock 2 is the first MP I've played since Halo 3.
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post #197 of 253
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Originally Posted by iJes View Post
This....this is kinda sad. All the amazing titles going unfinished.
Especially seeing as it takes so long to make a modern game like that. It took me on my own nearly 3 months to make a game good enough to just about be a rival for Pong from the late 1970s. But then again I don't really think that developers care because at the end of the day they are going to get the money from the games whether people finish it or not.
    
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I think the amount of quality games is the reason 80% of games are crap with 6 to 12 quality games depending on your taste in rpg , fps ect... the rest is just filler to make the smaller developers some cash to stay afloat and cant give the proper time to create a really good game ie MGSolid 4 took 4-5 years to make.......just my opinion
    
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I think the amount of quality games is the reason 80% of games are crap with 6 to 12 quality games depending on your taste in rpg , fps ect... the rest is just filler to make the smaller developers some cash to stay afloat and cant give the proper time to create a really good game ie MGSolid 4 took 4-5 years to make.......just my opinion
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It would be interesting to measure this statistic up with percentage of completed games that are replayed by people.

That would narrow down a more probable cause for this.

For example I've probably played through doom and half-life more than total games I've completed haha. Ok massive exaggeration but my point still stands
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