Square-Enix financials: 5.7 b loss amid "increasingly difficult" console market

#41theofficefan99(Topic Creator)Posted 2/5/2013 11:00:36 PM
Snorlax_exlax posted...
theofficefan99 posted...
Metacritic critic averages are important. Don't tell me they aren't, because Metacritic is even starting to affect developers' paychecks.

Exactly
It only effect developers, or people who's lives are dependent on their game being successful.

Metacritic is not the end all argument to a game's quality.
Metacritic is not proof.
Most importantly, Metacritic should not be used to force your own opinions down people's throats.


Metacritic is a solid measure of the quality of a game. A bad game will usually have a bad average, and a good game will usually have a good average.

This, coupled with the reception with the users, can be used as "proof."

And I will continue using Metacritic as much as I want even though you are so awesome for not being a sheep to those damn critics and review aggregate sites.
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#42OpheliaAdenadePosted 2/5/2013 11:41:44 PM
theofficefan99 posted...
Snorlax_exlax posted...
theofficefan99 posted...
Metacritic critic averages are important. Don't tell me they aren't, because Metacritic is even starting to affect developers' paychecks.

Exactly
It only effect developers, or people who's lives are dependent on their game being successful.

Metacritic is not the end all argument to a game's quality.
Metacritic is not proof.
Most importantly, Metacritic should not be used to force your own opinions down people's throats.


Metacritic is a solid measure of the quality of a game. A bad game will usually have a bad average, and a good game will usually have a good average.

This, coupled with the reception with the users, can be used as "proof."

And I will continue using Metacritic as much as I want even though you are so awesome for not being a sheep to those damn critics and review aggregate sites.


It just makes you look like a one trick pony and sometimes results in eye-rolls being directed at you. :u

and you're point doesn't work anyway since FF 11 has an 85 metacritic average. :u That is just as high if not higher than those free-to-play rpgs you mentioned. Square has literally nothing to gain from making the game free to play.
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#43j-fielding95Posted 2/5/2013 11:42:27 PM
Snorlax_exlax posted...
theofficefan99 posted...
Metacritic critic averages are important. Don't tell me they aren't, because Metacritic is even starting to affect developers' paychecks.

Exactly
It only effect developers, or people who's lives are dependent on their game being successful.

Metacritic is not the end all argument to a game's quality.
Metacritic is not proof.
Most importantly, Metacritic should not be used to force your own opinions down people's throats.


It shouldn't affect anything, it's the most stupid source anyone can use. This games good cos Metacritic says so.
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#44kupo1705Posted 2/5/2013 11:46:29 PM
http://www.joystiq.com/2012/03/15/obsidian-missed-fallout-new-vegas-metacritic-bonus-by-one-point/

The world would be a better place without metacritic.
#45j-fielding95Posted 2/5/2013 11:47:27 PM
kupo1705 posted...
http://www.joystiq.com/2012/03/15/obsidian-missed-fallout-new-vegas-metacritic-bonus-by-one-point/

The world would be a better place without metacritic.


We all know.
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#46OpheliaAdenadePosted 2/5/2013 11:48:00 PM
j-fielding95 posted...
Snorlax_exlax posted...
theofficefan99 posted...
Metacritic critic averages are important. Don't tell me they aren't, because Metacritic is even starting to affect developers' paychecks.

Exactly
It only effect developers, or people who's lives are dependent on their game being successful.

Metacritic is not the end all argument to a game's quality.
Metacritic is not proof.
Most importantly, Metacritic should not be used to force your own opinions down people's throats.


It shouldn't affect anything, it's the most stupid source anyone can use. This games good cos Metacritic says so.


For example, according to metacritic, Final Fantasy V and Final Fantasy Tactics are only 4 points better than FF XIII-2. That is all that separates them. o.o That means they are pretty much in the same league, right?

*rolls eyes*
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#47TheGreatPotatoPosted 2/5/2013 11:50:05 PM
I played Guild Wars 2. People basically buy gold off Arenanet now, via gems.
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#48OpheliaAdenadePosted 2/5/2013 11:51:04 PM
Furthermore, metacritic places both FF XII and Vagrant Story at a 92. That means they are both just as excellent right? :u I could go on and on.
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#49j-fielding95Posted 2/5/2013 11:51:50 PM
OpheliaAdenade posted...
j-fielding95 posted...
Snorlax_exlax posted...
theofficefan99 posted...
Metacritic critic averages are important. Don't tell me they aren't, because Metacritic is even starting to affect developers' paychecks.

Exactly
It only effect developers, or people who's lives are dependent on their game being successful.

Metacritic is not the end all argument to a game's quality.
Metacritic is not proof.
Most importantly, Metacritic should not be used to force your own opinions down people's throats.


It shouldn't affect anything, it's the most stupid source anyone can use. This games good cos Metacritic says so.


For example, according to metacritic, Final Fantasy V and Final Fantasy Tactics are only 4 points better than FF XIII-2. That is all that separates them. o.o That means they are pretty much in the same league, right?

*rolls eyes*


And Grand Theft Auto IV is the greatest game in existence.
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#50kupo1705Posted 2/5/2013 11:59:51 PM
http://www.metacritic.com/game/pc/dragon-age-ii

lol