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User Info: pothocket

3 years ago#11
grimmdaddy posted...
myself mostly

well I am not like your dad. I worked as a chef at TGIF-Mattson

User Info: joegt123

3 years ago#12

Aside from a few specific reviewers whose opinions I trust to coincide with my own, I watch gameplay and see if it looks good.
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User Info: DieMyBride

3 years ago#13
Rev3Games and other youtube reviewers. As for websites, Destructoid and Gamesradar

Used to like Gametrailers but recently I didn't like some of the reviews for good reason.

User Info: Lapanui

3 years ago#14
I can't remember the last review I read or even watched... I base my decisions on watching gameplay videos or playing the demo myself.

Game reviews are very biased. The person reviewing the game usually has a different taste in games than you, they might play a game you enjoy and they could hate it. The same goes for a game you dislike.

Just pick a game randomly off your list, watch some gameplay videos and hopefully, get hyped. That's what I tend to do, be open minded about the game you are going to play, if the game still isn't doing it for you, maybe you just don't like that game.
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User Info: Spideyknight

3 years ago#15
AngryJoeShow on youtube and normally Jim Sterling writes a good review. On occasion he's a pompous british chap, but usually it's pretty good.
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User Info: darkhare

3 years ago#16
friends, demos, watching gameplay footage on youtube.

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User Info: lostoutlawnb

3 years ago#17
I usually look at IGN and gamespot. I don't care about the score if a game interests me and its well received than I usually get it.


3 years ago#18
CapwnD posted...
I listen to GiantBomb podcast. But it's not about reviews, they talk about games. They talk about all games, even games they don't like because sometimes they are discussing why they don't like it, and hashing out why otherwise good games sometimes turn out crap.

So they may spend an hour talking about a game that the pretty much just don't like. And that doesn't mean that it makes me not like it, sometimes it's a game where it makes me interested in it and I may enjoy it. And sometimes they're most harsh on the games that they love, for the same reason... discussing what they don't like about it.

User Info: nazacuckoo

3 years ago#19
IGN and Angryjoe. But I like to check Metacritic scores to see what everyone thinks. Not the user scores though, they just don't know how to review games.
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User Info: TheBlueStig

3 years ago#20
I play the game myself, either through a demo, or a rental.

Reviews, no matter what the source, are almost always biased and full of s***, and if they're on a major website with advertisers you're definitely NOT getting a legit review, you're getting a PR press release.
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