This is a split board - You can return to the Split List for other boards.

what does AAA mean, what are some non AAA games??

  • Topic Archived
You're browsing the GameFAQs Message Boards as a guest. Sign Up for free (or Log In if you already have an account) to be able to post messages, change how messages are displayed, and view media in posts.
  1. Boards
  2. PlayStation 3
  3. what does AAA mean, what are some non AAA games??

User Info: gamer6587

gamer6587
3 years ago#1
It seems like every freaking game I played is deemed as "AAA" by gaming sites....

game I recently bought

Arkam City, The Last of Us, GTA 5, Red Dead, Tomb Raider, DMC reboot, MG Rising, Bioshock Infinite, Uncharted 3, Skyrim, Dead Space 3, Ass Creed 3, God of War 3...... why are these called "AAA"?
Currently Playing: GTA V & The Last of Us

User Info: work_a_holic

work_a_holic
3 years ago#2
AAA is referring to the budget. Big budget games are AAA.
PS4 | PS3 | PS2 | PS | PSVita
Asus P8Z77-V | Core i5 3570k@ 4.4Ghz | Hyper 212 Evo | Asus GeForce GTX 660 ti 2GB GDDR5 | Ripjaws 16GB DDR3 | Corsair AX 750
#3
(message deleted)

User Info: gamer6587

gamer6587
3 years ago#4
work_a_holic posted...
AAA is referring to the budget. Big budget games are AAA.


so all the games I bought recently are big budget? well that would apply to EVERY PS3 game, average development cost is $20,000,000+ per title
Currently Playing: GTA V & The Last of Us

User Info: kuter

kuter
3 years ago#5
work_a_holic posted...
AAA is referring to the budget. Big budget games are AAA.


I guess GTA5 would be AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA uh...250m for a game, you don't see that every day xD

User Info: Sinfullyvannila

Sinfullyvannila
3 years ago#6
I don't think MGR would be quite into AAA territory.
Friend Code 3050-7626-8586 Abra/Sigilyph/Gothorita FS, PM me for FS trades.

User Info: BurgerTime79

BurgerTime79
3 years ago#7
It means nothing official.
People place the "AAA" label on titles that generally get favorable reviews and are well acknowledged as being good. It's not an official term. You could probably say it means "quality", but of course the trolls are going to come out of the woodwork to make up their own BS descriptions.
According to my workplace, you can threaten managers with a box cutter and keep your job. WTH is wrong with this company?!

User Info: 4sakuraHa0

4sakuraHa0
3 years ago#8
The game which is usually made by enormous cost, and most of the time they have huge marketing/advertisement cost as well.
If someone post "I don't care", they actually care VERY much.
If they DON'T care, they WON'T bother posting.

User Info: gamestop27

gamestop27
3 years ago#9
A game with a ton of money behind it. Usually tries to come off as mature and accomplishes the exact opposite, shallow to average gameplay, and sometimes tacked on multiplayer. They're the equivalent of Oscar Bait movies with their legs spread wide open for the academy.
PSN- Sratos0027
DD: DA Pawn: Hilda- Level 200 Sorcerer

User Info: lild1425

lild1425
3 years ago#10
When I was at the Gamespot forums, it was called:

AAA game if the score was 90-100
AA game if the score was 80-89
A game if the score was 70-79

But that was based purely on GS reviews. Just offering a different perspective.
  1. Boards
  2. PlayStation 3
  3. what does AAA mean, what are some non AAA games??

Report Message

Terms of Use Violations:

Etiquette Issues:

Notes (optional; required for "Other"):
Add user to Ignore List after reporting

Topic Sticky

You are not allowed to request a sticky.

  • Topic Archived