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User Info: ReeG

ReeG
5 years ago#1
Why do they even include this obv attention seeking publication in review averages?
3/10 for Dead Island
5/10 for Gunstringer

These games are both not perfect, especially Dead island which is riddled with bugs, but there's no justification to scoring them THAT low other than a blatant grab for publicity.
I generally don't care for review, but this is just troll food being needlessly publicized among otherwise reasonable review sources.
Currently Playing : Dead Island, Infamous 2, Xenoblade, Fruit Ninja Kinect, Child of Eden, Gunstringer, Windwaker, Twilight Princess, Ballad of Gay Tony, BFBC2

User Info: jcgriff1983xd

jcgriff1983xd
5 years ago#2
They've done this for years. Why do you care?
Why do you look at the speck of sawdust in someone else's eye and pay no attention to the plank in your own eye? -Matthew 7:3

User Info: ratlank501

ratlank501
5 years ago#3
Oh No! Someone actually uses the entire scale, instead of rating games from 7-10! They should be banned straight away!

From: reegee | #001
troll food being needlessly publicized among otherwise reasonable review sources.


Reasonable review scores? From who? Most big-name titles get a 8/10 for merely existing from most of the popular reviewers. That's not reasonable. here's nothing reasonable about review scores, when you have to try to get a low score.

User Info: TimberWolfBobby

TimberWolfBobby
5 years ago#4
I know at least with metacritic, they have a weighted formula that they use for creating their aggregate review score. So a 3/10 may actually count higher when considering how hard Edge is on games compared to everyone else.

I don't mind places not afraid to use the full scale, and bring attention to games they weren't satisfied with. as long as their reasoning is valid.
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User Info: Killah Priest

Killah Priest
5 years ago#5
they don't use valid reasoning or even remain consistent
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User Info: Arucard05

Arucard05
5 years ago#6
Dead Island is not a 3/10 game by any scale.

Edge is weird. But I think Jim Sterling deserves to be banned more. From Earth. Via rocket. Into the sun.
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User Info: Killah Priest

Killah Priest
5 years ago#7
I can understand a 3/10 for dead island if you're getting into the technical aspects of the game and not just judging it by fun.

its a technical disaster every aspect of the game is glitchy.
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User Info: Sailor Goon

Sailor Goon
5 years ago#8
The game more than deserves that 3/10 score.
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User Info: Brucebee

Brucebee
5 years ago#9
Dead Island is easily minumum 7.5/8

those guys are just full of douche

User Info: ReeG

ReeG
5 years ago#10
Killah Priest posted...
I can understand a 3/10 for dead island if you're getting into the technical aspects of the game and not just judging it by fun.

its a technical disaster every aspect of the game is glitchy.


It definitely has some technological problems but it's not like the game is an unplayable mess deserving of a 3/10

More important Gunstringer is a great game, a best of it's genre and 5/10 is just not justified.
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