Eight video games you’ve got to finish

Gamers game-overare a fickle lot. If a game’s too short, there’s a furious outcry about how we didn’t get our $60 worth. But if it’s too long, most of us never get around to finishing it.

Raptr, which tracks more than 23 million gaming sessions, last year estimated that only 10 percent of players finish the final mission of a game. We get it. Life’s busy. There’s always something new on the horizon to distract your attention. And, frankly, the stories often aren’t strong enough to keep you glued to the screen, no matter how good the gameplay is.

Some games, though, demand to be completed. No matter how busy you are, here are eight games that you owe it to yourself to finish.

Read more at Yahoo! Games

When a simple game sale is so much more…

In the video game world, there’s bundling – and there’s true customer appreciation.

Valve Software is showing other publishers how to beef up a software release without looking like an obvious play to boost sales. The company announced Tuesday that gamers who buy the PlayStation 3 version of “Portal 2” will receive the PC/Mac version for free.

Read more at Variety’s Technotainment blog