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75% of that 90% are kids with ADHD and can't concentrate even on a game.
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Originally Posted by BloodyRory View Post
Does Fallout and Oblivion count in this category? Lol, I find the side quests more fun than the main game..

Except New Vegas, that actually had a fun ending I must say, but I still have yet to finish the main Story line in Fallout 3 and Oblivion and I have many hours into those games..
I don't know about those games. In Oblivion you could sink 100 hours into the game before even touching the main quest. Personally I don't think this applies to RPG's because when you buy an RPG like that you want a long story and a large game world to keep you entertained for a long time.

But then again RPG's aren't produced as much as they used to which kinda sucks for people like me who like a good RPG.
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Originally Posted by Aaron_Henderson View Post
Games I truly enjoy, I play to the finish. The ones that don't really hold my interest, the majority of games nowadays, I play until I can confidently decide they are not worth the little free time I have available.
Exactly this for me as well.
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I am guilty of this, yes I have beat tons of games but I hate it when I lose interest in a game that I know has a good storyline.
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I've played plenty of games in my time and have only finished a couple of them.
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Hahah, the topic read "[CNN] 90% of Gamers Don't Finish Their" and I clicked it while finishing the title in my head with Homework! lol

On topic though, 90% seems a bit high, it's definitely not a good representation of the REAL gaming community. That is, not a cnn endorsed study with a group of people who casually play games on a console.
Edited by Pankie - 8/17/11 at 10:05am
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I rarely even buy games any more because I've made a habit of not finishing them, lol. The only multiplayer game I play is CS Source, and in the past year or two I've only finished a few single player games (GTA 4, Fallout 3 + New Vegas, and Portal 2).
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Getting highest rank????
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How is this an issue?

I don't know about the rest of you, but I play games to be entertained; not just for the duration of the ending sequence, or the sense of accomplishment after it's all over, but for the journey itself (preferably from the first minute).

That said, I do complete (depending on one's definition of the term) the single player portion of most games I buy. However, these are not necessarily my favorite, or most played, games. I have at least a few games that I've played for hundreds of hours without even bothering with the main plot.

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Defeat all other players in real life mortal combat.

When you stand alone as the entirety of the surviving player base, you have finished the game.
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