Game Length Question

#1 Posted by HelliSkelli (57 posts) -

Since people have already 100% it on the day one release, is this game fairly short?   How long do it take to get to 100%?   I am mostly curious as I love the look, concept and gameplay of the demo but worry $15 maybe steep for something that maybe 5 hours long.  Then again, I loved Limbo.

#2 Edited by Luke (1609 posts) -
@HelliSkelli: The game is easily beatable within 5 hours if you use a guide... which I actually posted on another certain Achievement hunting web site :)   
 
If you're going to go for all the Achievements, you would probably clock-in about 10 - 15 hours.  The variable is because of Lantern Run (Multiplayer Mode), which is very luck dependent with the layouts.  
#3 Posted by gunstar (253 posts) -

This last boss is hard as fuuuuuuuck. And I beat Hitler on Super Hard in Bionic Commando: Rearmed.

#4 Posted by Pyroph (23 posts) -

No it's not. Use the normal weapon, not the saw.

#5 Posted by bwheeeler (474 posts) -

I don't understand why they would tell you to use the saw. It's ridiculous. The one weapon you should absolutely not use they tell you to use.

#6 Posted by Rafaelfc (1411 posts) -

i've played just a little and am already at 50% completion... goddammit, I really like this game...  
need... more... shadow... planet...

#7 Posted by Helios1337 (327 posts) -

I find 4-5 hours for a $10-15 game perfectly acceptable. Most $60 games are only 6 hours in comparison. Limbo being under 2 hours for that price was a kick to the balls though.

#8 Posted by Enigma777 (6084 posts) -

@gunstar said:

This last boss is hard as fuuuuuuuck. And I beat Hitler on Super Hard in Bionic Commando: Rearmed.

I don't remember that....

#9 Posted by gunstar (253 posts) -

I used the saw. The whole time. I didn't even attempt to use anything else. Sigh.

#10 Posted by Ares42 (2769 posts) -
@Helios1337 said:

I find 4-5 hours for a $10-15 game perfectly acceptable. Most $60 games are only 6 hours in comparison. Limbo being under 2 hours for that price was a kick to the balls though.

You must be buying the wrong 60$ games :P anyways, I wouldn't say it's the price that's the biggest problem, more the fact that in summer-dulldrums a 4-5 hour game won't really put much of a dent in the boredom.
#11 Posted by haggis (1677 posts) -

5-10 hours is probably enough to tide me over until Deus Ex comes out. I'm still a little wary of paying $15, though. Yes, I'm cheap. Still, I paid more for a used copy of Modern Warfare 2, and the single-player in that isn't much longer than six hours... Damn it, I'm going to have to get it.

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