Is There a Point to 100% Completion in Games?

PlayingWithThoughts

-by Dylan DiBona

*Completion Spoiler for Zelda: Breath of the Wild*

A 100% completion rating is like the video game players way of saying “I was there”. It’s the best way to gain full knowledge about the games we love, it gives us hours of additional playtime, but what’s the point?

I’m subscribed to a popular YouTube channel run by a man name Jirard. Jirard dubs himself as The Completionist, and every week he reviews a game he has completed 100%. Jirard then is supposed to recommend the overall completion experience. The biggest downfall of the videos is that they basically just become standard reviews, and it’s not Jirard’s fault either, it’s the games.

Most of time when Jirard completes a game he says the following; “This game doesn’t really have much of a completion bonus, per se.” or just flat out “This game doesn’t have a completion bonus.” It…

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