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What's the Longest You've Taken to Complete a Game?

    Posted on 07 October 19 at 13:07Permalink
    3 of those games in the list are day 1 releases and didn't take me too long to complete. The sports games with I think 5 or 6 cheevs were quick and fairly easy. Condemned wasn't that hard or long either. Not sure how they made this list.
  • halohogghalohogg101,728
  • tjw CENA2000tjw CENA2000324,180
    Posted on 12 October 19 at 02:33Permalink
    tjw CENA2000 said:
    Here is my 1,000+ day gap

    1. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 -- 2358 days 6 hours 40 minutes

    2. LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars -- 2193 days 14 hours 9 minutes

    3. LEGO Indiana Jones: Original Adventures -- 2028 days 5 hours 47 minutes

    4. Grand theft auto 4 lost an dammed -- 1691 days 10 hours 41 minutes

    5. Call of Duty 2 -- 1417 days 2 hours 20 minutes

    6. Grand Theft Auto V (Xbox 360) -- 1231 days 20 hours 19 minutes

    7. Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag (Xbox 360) -- 1174 days 10 hours 34 minutes

    8. Duck Dynasty -- 1087 days 1 hour 40 minutes

    9. Worms w.m.d -- 1047 days 18 minutes
    just completed gta 4, plus gay tony

    Gta 4 2822 days 11 hours 34 minutes

    Gay tony dlc 2610 days 22 hours 54 minutes
  • PurplbaconPurplbacon490,407
    Posted on 12 October 19 at 12:00Permalink
    Dont have details on hand but:

    As far as Days between start and finish, very likely Just Cause 2.

    As far as actual time spent playing, most likely Forza Motorsport 4.
  • TheophilosTheophilos329,751
    Posted on 14 October 19 at 20:05Permalink
    I just saw this article. Coincidentally, I just completed Meet the Robinsons after 12.5 years. Unfortunately, I apparently was disconnected from XBL for a handful of the achievements at the start of the game. The first time-stamped achievement I had was 04/06/2007. I just finished the game on Saturday, so that makes 4572 days. Pretty close to being on the master list!
  • neeker75neeker751,071,681
    Posted on 16 October 19 at 06:29Permalink
    I don't have actual stats, but the one that springs to mine is Gears of War 2 - First played on 07 Nov 08 , Completed on 13 Jan 11. Just that 3+ years between start and finish, including all DLCs.
  • Clever JakeClever Jake524,908
    Posted on 19 October 19 at 15:29Permalink
    Can't have been far off that top 10 with Hexic HD @ 4410 days.
  • Posted on 22 October 19 at 02:23Permalink
    A little ticked I didn't make this list with my 4668 days to complete Over G fighters. Good job Amethystine for completing 2 long-standing games within 2 days of each other, each one beating my total.

    11/20/2006 - 9/11/2019 Good Riddance, Over G. Happy to help anyone else get Premium Reward 6 if they need it!

    Hope you noticed my effort, O writer of this article! Thanks
  • Hooch LeeHooch Lee591,756
    Posted on 22 January 20 at 14:07Permalink
    Just finished Track & Field which I started back in 2007

    4548 days 18 hours 39 minutes
  • SkarviTSkarviT156,876
    Posted on 06 February 20 at 16:08Permalink
    unfortunately TA does not have something like Steam that marks how many hours you played, at least not on Xbox 360, I really have no idea how long it takes me to complete because I start in one day and stop playing for a long time.
  • EazyE2285EazyE2285318,683
    Posted on 07 February 20 at 00:49Permalink
    SkarviT said:
    unfortunately TA does not have something like Steam that marks how many hours you played, at least not on Xbox 360, I really have no idea how long it takes me to complete because I start in one day and stop playing for a long time.
    That's not TA's fault. Their info comes from Xbox Live which doesn't require games to have a metric to track that statistic. Even on Xbox One some games have it but a lot still don't. Since Steam is it's own seller and service it tracks directly from itself. If we played "on" TA it would most certainly be a tracked statistic.

    Also every single game you've completed including 360 games for the purpose of this question, is known to everyone with an account here.

    Yours is Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare (Xbox 360) at 1636 days 15 hours 53 minutes
  • Hooch LeeHooch Lee591,756
    Posted on 10 February 20 at 08:25Permalink
    X-Men - 4735 days 13 hours 19 minutes

    Almost made the Top 10 laugh
  • EvieLeafEvieLeaf767,104
    Posted on 06 May 20 at 16:30Permalink
    My longest gap is Bioshock on the 360 - 3211 days 17 hours 58 minutes.

    I played it way back when I wasn't an achievement hunter and then when I wanted to play it again I waited for a few more years because I was hoping I could forget the ending and enjoy it all over again.
  • Posted on 06 May 20 at 17:02Permalink
    Pac man championship edition was my longest. Honestly just forgot about it lol

    4069 days 3 hours 30 minutes
  • TriRockTriRock1,857,832
    Posted on 06 May 20 at 18:05, Edited on 06 May 20 at 18:07 by TriRockPermalink
    F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin 1924 days 16 hours 52 minutes
  • Posted on 22 May 20 at 09:56Permalink
    The longest I have taken is with Halo: Reach at 2008 days 2 hours 58 minutes

    It was actually longer than this as I first played the game offline before I had Xbox Live Gold around 2010 or 2011, but I can't remember the exact date I first played it.
  • Posted on 30 May 20 at 04:06Permalink
    Is this list still accurate?
  • jwdvdjwdvd380,497
    Posted on 31 May 20 at 21:22Permalink
    just finished bankshot billiards 2, 5268 days between the first and last cheev :-D

    get my name to the top of that list :-D
  • Posted on 01 June 20 at 12:24Permalink
    Good job guys
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