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Can a game be TOO long?

#1AmazingDanyPosted 4/10/2013 10:05:19 PM
Did you play games (of any style) that drag on and on, and you'd wish it end asap?
#2glassghost0Posted 4/10/2013 10:07:19 PM
The game itself, no, parts of the game, hell yes
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#3MasturCheeffPosted 4/10/2013 10:17:56 PM
It's only happened with Halo 2's campaign. Hasn't happened to me with other games.
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#4shawnmckPosted 4/10/2013 10:24:10 PM
If it's boring...then yes.
If its fun & entertaining...then no.
#5vigorm0rtisPosted 4/10/2013 10:27:33 PM
Castlevania: LoS was too long.
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#6PStrifePosted 4/10/2013 10:29:10 PM
Transformers: War For Cybertron had this problem in recent memory, otherwise the Halo 3 I believe achieved the same problem for quite a while at the start of the campaign.

Long levels are a tiring concept, you have to give people a break from repetitive gameplay.
#7iceman505Posted 4/10/2013 11:26:02 PM
Far Cry 2. Loved the first half, and it would have been the right length had it ended there. Did not really like the second half at all. To the point I never finished it.
#8robertadeathPosted 4/11/2013 12:44:59 AM
I thought that Resident Evil 6 tended to drag on too long at many parts.
#9BarneyMcbigglePosted 4/11/2013 12:53:10 AM
Every JRPG ever!
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#10darkharePosted 4/11/2013 1:11:35 AM
AmazingDany posted...
Did you play games (of any style) that drag on and on, and you'd wish it end asap?


depends on the type of "game being to long" it has, if a game forces you to replay the main mission after you've already beaten it to get to the parts your wanting to play then yes that would be too long of a game. however if you beat a game, and by beating it it unlocks the ability to go directly to any part of the campaign then no the games not too long. most games nowdays have replay by collecting or achieving things within the campaign, and often times its easy to miss those things the first time through.

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