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IGN: The Amazing Spiderman Review

IGN's Review of The Amazing Spiderman Game.

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AngelicIceDiamond1557d ago (Edited 1557d ago )

This might be the fanboy in me but, all the other reviews gave it 9.00's and 8.00's IGN's a big game site but I think the other small reviewers beats Ign's review out. But a 7.00 isn't a bad score though.

Zabby911557d ago

... Greg Miller gave Gravity Rush a 7.5/10.
Just throwing it out there.

LOGICWINS1557d ago

And whats your point exactly? 7.5 is a good score, which implies that the game comes recommended by him.

MattyG1557d ago

I actually agree with his review of Gravity Rush. Not the score, but the content of the review.

Zabby911557d ago (Edited 1557d ago )

Good score my a##.
In the gaming industry, a triple-A with a vote less than 8 is considered a no-buy.

MaxXAttaxX1556d ago

IGN's scores have been on the low end recently.
Gravity Rush, Spider Man(movie and game) average higher than IGN's score.

@MattyG

Agreed.

EeJLP-1556d ago (Edited 1556d ago )

That sounds like the kind of BS Lollipop Chainsaw fans were spewing after the first 2 reviews came out.

No everyone isn't giving Spiderman 9s or it wouldn't have a mid70s meta and GR score (like LC's ~68 average).

GameInformer 6.75
Gamespot 7.5
1UP C-

Kurt Russell1556d ago

It has become silly how games all score between 8 and 10 apart from the odd super crap one... I am all for IGN reviewing lower scores as long as their reasons are consistent. I consider 7 a fine score... plenty of great 7 out of 10 games out there.

I am especially confused by people who call out a sites scores having never experienced a game themselves... thats just box of chocolates retarded.

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LOGICWINS1557d ago

Ummm...when u read a review, is all you see is numbers? Because thats all uve talked about. What about READING THE WORDS in the review to see of the same cons of the reviewer apply to you?

DigitalAnalog1557d ago

They give way too much 8's and 9's that the average "5" no longer has any merit.

LOGICWINS1557d ago

Ummm...how about blame the gamers that take everything these reviewers say like the word of God?

homer1557d ago

I find it funny that people only use this arguement when a game people are looking forward to doesn't perform well in ratings.

Heartnet1557d ago

The numbers are there for a reason... they give a overview of the game in less than 5 seconds and the review knows this when they right it out..

If a game is a 7 its average nowadays i dont care what they wrote as they know the number is what matters to most.

The ones u read are the ones that dont give a score cuz they know people will dismiss what they wrote if they include a number.. IGN know this and include one...

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Outside_ofthe_Box1557d ago

From the reviews I read 7-8 seems like the score one would give this game if they aren't a huge Spidey fan. So i'm not surprised big sites like IGN and Gamespot gave scores within that range.

honkyjesus1556d ago

It has a 76 Metacritic.

Like I say every year, here comes another dumb Spiderman game.

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Chrono1557d ago

GameSpot gave it 7.5/10. I'm still going to give it a try.

RXL1557d ago

you say "still" like a 7 isn't a good score?

lol..

realiks1557d ago

I even doubt 8.5. As a student I cannot afford 7.0-8.5 games.

LOGICWINS1557d ago (Edited 1557d ago )

I find it sad that two or three media outlets that give a certain game a 7 can discourge thousands of people from buying a game. I've had more fun with some "7.5 games" than I've had with 9.5 games. The spell these media outlets have under gamers is just as problematic as the casuals who buy COD every year.

@liks- WOOOW..do you realize how crazy your statement is? You just rely on media outlets to tell you whats good and whats not...not even considering that strong possibility that their opinions may not coincide with yours? Damn, gamers are such sheep these days.

"Greg Miller told me that the game is just a 7, so I shouldn't buy it. I'll wait for a game that Greg Miller gives at least a 9 to...because Greg Miller determines what games are the best for me, I love him *herp derp*"

Neckbear1557d ago

@liks

Then I hope you truly enjoy your painfully homogeneous, insipid, mediocre, and flashy but not substantial games while you miss out on the actually good, if flawed, stuff.

Outside_ofthe_Box1557d ago (Edited 1557d ago )

***"I find it sad that two or three media outlets that give a certain game a 7 can discourge thousands of people from buying a game."***

Why is it sad? Is it sad that sites giving a game 9s and 10s can encourage people to buy a game?

Why should one pay $60 for a 7/10 game when they can put that money toward a 9/10 game that may come out later on?

If you were really really looking forward to this game then, yeah, I agree about not letting a 7 prevent you from buying, but if you have been skeptical from the start why should you buy? If anything rent it, if not you can always wait until the price drops. I don't see how people using reviews to make a purchase is wrong.

Pushagree1557d ago

Logic, quit your whining. No one cares.

extermin8or1557d ago

dragons dogma got a 7.5? i think from ign it's easily a 9 lol it's better than bloody skyrim (not as large, maybe not quite as open) but it IS a better game, less bugs, the fights against dragons and other iconic mythical creatures seems to be both scripted and free to occur fairly randomly; the fights are epic in their own right and it has mechanics that are truely new; plus you can switch class types at almost any point in the game by going to the capitol city; the quests are more varied etc did I see any of that mentioned in the review? no; I saw something about bad voice acting and a mediocre story.... and @liks a student can afford 7.0-8.5 games; the critics rating doesn't mean YOU won't have fun and spend hours and hours playing it

LOGICWINS1557d ago

@pushagree- No one cares..yet look at all my replies, including yours :)

Outside_ofthe_Box1557d ago (Edited 1557d ago )

***"No one cares..yet look at all my replies, including yours"***

Yet look at your all your agrees... now look his.

Besides, had push not commented I'd have been the only one that replied to you.. so much for "look at all my replies" eh?

At least you didn't deny that you were whining.

solidjun51557d ago (Edited 1557d ago )

"At least you didn't deny that you were whining."

I think at this point, everyone knows he whines more than anyone on this site. I can only imagine him raging as he types ridiculous statements with constant use of capitalized words.

Ex: "why do YOU care."
Internet is serious business. I wish there was a bubble vote that reflected whining.

Septic1556d ago

Outsidethebox

Yeah because the agrees to disagrees are always just on here lol.

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XIIIWARRIOR411557d ago

This is not a bad review and I'm still getting it!

PockyKing1557d ago

Lookin good! Might try this one out.

Grimhammer001557d ago

Reviews in context of their predecessors and genre should be modified. Spidey last two were generally poorly received. But had moments of greatness. Web of shadows had the best open world with great web swing mechanics.

This new amazing Spidey is better open world with slightly different web swing. The attach web swing to ? Clouds? Bugs some. Not me.

Fighting is much improved. Web rush is quite tight and I dig it.

Overall. Best Spidey game. Best Spidey open world game. Full stop.

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