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Now Loading…Video Game Length: What’s the Sweet Spot?

May 30, 2017 Written by Alex Co

Now Loading...How Long Should Games Be

How many times have you (or we) heard the line, “That game is too short! Not worth the money!” from countless gamers across console generations? Well, at the other side of the spectrum, some have complained that a game is too damn long.

So, just what is the “right” video game length when it comes to completion? In this week’s Now Loading, we talk about how long should games be and what’s the “right” length in terms of video game single-player campaigns.

What’s your thought on the matter? How long should games last before you deem it’s worth the price of admission or if it’s just a rental? What if there’s a mulitplayer component? Same as always, let’s discuss in the comments! And don’t forget, there’s no wrong answer here, alright?

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Now Loading is a recurring staff-driven feature where PlayStation LifeStyle discusses anything video game-related under the sun (yes, even non-Sony platforms).

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