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The Cost Of Gaming At Home

Have you ever wondered how much it actually costs to run your games consoles and TV’s? How much do you actually spend when you are desperately trying to finish that final level of a game that you have been attempting to complete for months?

Here at Juice we have collected some data around the most critically acclaimed games - and popular consoles - and figured out some running costs for you. Have a look at this enlightening infographic.

The Cost Of Gaming At Home - An infographic by the team at Juice Electrical Supplies

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Most Critically Acclaimed Games

1. The Legend of Zelda, Ocarina of Time (N64, Nintendo, 1998)

 

Fastest time to complete 100%: 4hours 47minutes and 3seconds by ZeldaSpeedRuns user ZFG

Source: http://zeldaspeedruns.com/leaderboards/oot/100?ver=n64

2. Grand Theft Auto IV (Xbox 360, Rockstar Games 2008)

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Fastest time to complete 100%: 17minutes and 15seconds by ninjaraiden2003 (Later confirmed that his full playing time was actually 47minutes 5seconds and he must have hit the 100% achievement 17minutes after the 100% board was activated online.

Source: http://www.vg247.com/2008/05/02/super-speed-gta-gamer-explains-completion-time/

3. Grand Theft Auto IV (PS3,Rockstar Games 2008)

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Fastest time to complete 100%: 4hours 23minutes by Speed Demons user: SCM

Source: http://speeddemosarchive.com/GrandTheftAuto4.html

4. Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 2 (PS1, Activision, 2000)

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5. Super Mario Galaxy 2 (Wii, Nintendo 2010)

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Fastest time to complete 100%: 10hours 37minutes and 34seconds by Konkuu

Source: https://kb.speeddemosarchive.com/Super_Mario_Galaxy_2/Run_Categories,_Times,_and_Routes

The Longest Video Game Marathon

The longest video game marathon lasted 135 hours, 15 minutes and 10 seconds and was achieved by Okan Kaya (Australia) who played Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 on PS3 (Treyarch, 2012) at 4Cabling Pty Ltd. in Waterloo, New South Wales, Australia from 13th-19th November 2012.

Cost of running the PS3: £166.31

Images credits:

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2276/1846270922_383a7f7d27.jpg

http://www.rockstargames.com/IV/images/agegate/logo2.jpg

http://media.mightyape.net.nz/images/products/1536371/Grand-Theft-Auto-IV-Platinum-PS3-1322008-7.jpeg

http://gamesdbase.com/Media/SYSTEM/Sony_Playstation/Box/big/Tony_Hawk-s_Pro_Skater_2_-_2000_-_Activision.jpg

http://sickr.files.wordpress.com/2010/12/super_mario_galaxy_official_boxart.jpg

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