A Critical Hit!: "It’s become a recent trend in the age of Metacritic for gamers to question critics’ reviews. Why do so many reviews read like opinions, shouldn’t they be more objective? When critics give games a higher score than everyone else, were they paid off? When critics give games a lower score than everyone else, are they just trolling? And why do so many reviewers only use half of their review scale?
Asking questions is a good thing. Questions keep us honest, and the act of asking can be the quickest way toward gaining understanding. I addressed the review scale question in a previous article, but now let’s take a look at the other most frequently asked question."