PS4 losing to Xbox One on many review websites

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2 years ago#1
Outlet.....PlayStation 4 Score....Xbox One Score

CNET............3.5 out of 5............3.5 out of 5
Mirror............5 out of 5...............5 out of 5
PCWorld.......3.5 out of 5............4 out of 5
Pocket-lint....4 out of 5...............5 out of 5
Polygon........7.5 out of 10..........8 out of 10
Tom's Guide.3.5 out of 5............4 out of 5
USA Today....3.5 out of 5............3.5 out of 5
The Verge......7.7 out of 10..........7.8 out of 10

Source: http://www.neowin.net/news/playstation-4-xbox-one-review-score-comparisons

The xbox one has a slight edge in 5 of the reviews and keeping equal in the others.

What do you think about this? Can we really even assign a point value to a console? Is one console better depending on what you'd be using it for?
2 years ago#2
Reviewing consoles is stupid imo.

Give an opinion and some pros and cons but anything more is pointless.
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Xbox One on day one. Gonna miss my job, well not really.
2 years ago#3
It doesn't matter what those "reviewers" say. If the Xbox One gets a slightly higher rating, it just means that M$ spent a little more money advertising on the site than Sony...
2 years ago#4
cspctec posted...
It doesn't matter what those "reviewers" say. If the Xbox One gets a slightly higher rating, it just means that M$ spent a little more money advertising on the site than Sony...

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PSN: Loqinnis
2 years ago#5
reviewing consoles on its launch day is beyond stupid.
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2 years ago#6
cspctec posted...
It doesn't matter what those "reviewers" say. If the Xbox One gets a slightly higher rating, it just means that M$ spent a little more money advertising on the site than Sony...



lol
2 years ago#7
cspctec posted...
It doesn't matter what those "reviewers" say. If the Xbox One gets a slightly higher rating, it just means that M$ spent a little more money advertising on the site than Sony...


Fanboy Logic at its best
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"You all say you want to be human, but why would you want to become something so flawed" - Edward Elric - FullMetal Alchemist
2 years ago#8
Taking an unbiased opinion since I've owned both the 360 and the PS3: I find it stupid to review consoles AT ALL (or at least once they've been launched). Why not leave it for the end of its cycle, or at least one the company decides to remodel it. Considering all the software updates that are going to be occurring (in addition to developers getting better and better at utilizing the hardware), it would be like reviewing an alpha build of a game.
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Gamertag: Biggy DX
2 years ago#9
I agree that giving a number rating when the console is brand new is really really dumb.

Still, it's nice to see that the sites who are giving a number grade are scoring them pretty evenly which just shows all the "antihype" people were giving the X1 wasn't fully justified.
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XBL Gamertag: ZeroSignal316
2 years ago#10
Dev445 posted...
cspctec posted...
It doesn't matter what those "reviewers" say. If the Xbox One gets a slightly higher rating, it just means that M$ spent a little more money advertising on the site than Sony...


Fanboy Logic at its best


Fanboy? I'm not a fan of either console. I have no plans to buy them. Just saying, the reviews mean nothing.
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