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Submitted by xeroxeroxero 1027d ago | article

Metacritic: Analysing the Analysis

You likely think Metacritic is either a redundant aggregate of quantified qualitative statements, or the most comprehensive database of review scores from a selection of the biggest and best sites on the net. Regardless of your opinion, what it does do is provide a useful tool in determining the median reception of a title amongst a selection of sources the company deems representative of the “gaming press”. But what can we glean from the service’s scores when taken in batches? What do the top 20 games from across all of the three home consoles say about the current landscape of interactive entertainment? Peter Willington investigates for TheSixthAxis. (Industry, Metacritic)

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