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Can You Believe This A****** Gave Two Perfect Scores In A Week?

GR: "When we published two 5/5 reviews earlier this month, I was defensive, even before clicking "submit" for you and the whole world to see. I was worried that my enthusiasm was mistaken, that I had betrayed GameRevolution's clawing, kicking, spitting, puking dedication to the truth..."

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dbjj120881097d ago

Villager is kicking Joel's a** up there.

kneon1097d ago (Edited 1097d ago )

They may get a few good hits in but Joel always wins in the end ;)

jcnba281097d ago

He's getting ready for Super Smash Bros Wii U!

duducus1097d ago

The villager is more of a ruthless killer than Joel...

GenericNameHere1097d ago

It's always the quiet ones...

HammadTheBeast1097d ago

A man's kneecaps and face beg to differ. Actually tons of faces.

elhebbo161097d ago

its his opinion, and both games ARE good so who cares.

Skizelli1097d ago (Edited 1097d ago )

There's so many gray areas when it comes to review systems. I suppose there's nothing wrong with rating a game based on your own personal experience with it, but what happens when a game like Demon's/Dark Souls falls into the hands of an incompetent gamer? Fortunately, the masses embraced those games, but there's plenty of people who are turned off by them. (Thank God I'm not one of them.)

DVAcme1097d ago

I see no problem with this. Two completely different games are perfect for two completely different reasons, and there's nothing wrong with that. I played the original Animal Crossing, and I found it an engrossing, cute and massively entertaining game. If the newest iteration fixes the minor complaints I had with the previous one and adds more features and content, it does deserve a perfect score.

Would I say they're equally as good? Doubt it. But judged on the terms of the games, then they're both outstanding representations of the genres they belong to. I would not judge The Last Of Us on variety of gameplay and sandbox interactivity, just like I would not judge Animal Crossing on story or graphical quality. They must be judged in the context of the genres they belong to, as I've said, and if they're both the pinnacle of their genre, then they both deserve perfect scores, even though you might judge one or the other to be better.

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