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Which hurts game-creators the most?bad critic scores or users bashing their game

#1lebronwadeboshPosted 11/17/2012 4:17:33 AM
Which hurts game-creators the most?, bad critic scores or users bashing their games - Results (73 votes)
their games receiving embarrassingly low critic scores. writing paragraphs of how terrible their game is.
58.9% (43 votes)
43
users bashing their game and shouting out in the internet how much they hate the game.
41.1% (30 votes)
30
This poll is now closed.
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#2majin nemesisPosted 11/17/2012 4:19:56 AM
i think it's the second option because low scores doesn't mean the game is bad just like great scores doesn't mean the game is good
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#3Justice98405Posted 11/17/2012 4:22:21 AM
People not buying games, especially right at/after release, THAT is what hurts them.
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#4AlltraPosted 11/17/2012 4:22:59 AM
I'm not a market analyst, so I have no idea.
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#5temgunPosted 11/17/2012 4:23:52 AM
CoD has no problems with the option #2.
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#6mogar002Posted 11/17/2012 4:26:55 AM
Reviews hurt more, plenty of people buy games based on scores. Plus Obsidian didn't get their bonuses because of Fallout New Vegas's Metacritic.
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#7Large_TonberryPosted 11/17/2012 4:28:19 AM
A lot of highly negative reviews would be more likely to put me off buying a game than a bunch of histrionic whiners on a message board.
#8Raven-ZPosted 11/17/2012 4:28:35 AM
Black Ops Declassified and ZombiU.
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#9wstfldPosted 11/17/2012 7:09:46 AM(edited)
Low critic scores usually mean a game is bad. Low user scores indicate nerd rage.
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#10HorrorSindicatePosted 11/17/2012 7:11:29 AM
Negative word of mouth/user reviews.

If all your friends tell you a game is **** you're much less likely to buy it. Assuming of course you have any respect for your friends' opinions/taste.
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