For the last couple of years, I’ve been fascinated at how few players actually complete their games. It all started when I read this IGN write-up of a GDC talk where the narrative and design leads from Microsoft and Riot revealed that, at most, half of the games they examined were finished. Later that year, VentureBeat reported on confirming research showing that found a lower 42.7% of gamers even reach the halfway point in games, 29.6% finish, and a whopping 22% of games go completely unplayed. Bioware has also gone on record with these low stats.
Read more of Christopher Coke's The RPG Files: Be Honest, You Don't Finish Your Games.