Metacritic Pulls Too Much Weight in the Gaming Industry

CCC Says: "Here at Cheat Code Central, we use a numerical scale at the end of our reviews in an attempt to objectively quantify something that is inherently subjective in nature. We break the game down into categories, and rate them according to how much we enjoyed them. Next, we total up the categories, divide by the amount of categories, and lo and behold, we get an average. (Here’s our Assassin’s Creed IV review if you want an example.) This is, essentially, what Metacritic does, but instead of being the opinion of just one reviewer, it is the compiling, weighting, and averaging of a ton of publications."

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