An unintended consequence of trying to increase my video game library has been the creation of a backlog. This idea of a backlog is new to me as I've never really had more than one game I've wanted to play at a time. When I say play, I don't mean to completion in most cases. Generally I'll finish with a game once I've stopped having fun and feel that I've had value for money from my purchase. I have found that in this generation especially the ratio of games completed to played has fallen substantially. Take for instance Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare and it's sequel. I barely scratched the surface of either game's single player campaign, yet feel that I got excellent value from all the time spent in online multi-player. So I think it is fair to say I'm not a completionist. So my backlog is games I've yet to even play, rather than fully complete.
At the moment I'm really enjoying Assassin's Creed 2, while the following games languish in the backlog.
Mario Kart Double Dash
Motorstorm: Pacific Rift
Muramasa: The Demon Blade
Ratchet & Clank: A Crack in Time
Ratchet & Clank: Quest for Bounty
Red Dead Redemption
Saints Row 2
Split / Second
Star Wars: The Force Unleashed
Super Mario Galaxy 2
Super Mario Sunshine
Super Street Fighter IV
The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker Limited Edition
Transformers War for Cybertron
Of those games Super Mario Galaxy 2 is the one that I want to tackle next, while Dead Space is most likely to remain unplayed I'd say.