Review Scores: What's the point?

MWEB GameZone write: The main course of a review has always been, and should remain, the text of that review. Somehow, over the last few years the appetizer that is the score has overtaken it.

And that makes no sense at all.

HanCilliers3450d ago

Couldn't agree more, games have indeed evolved, and the way critics score/review it should as well. I hope more sites follow Eurogamer's decision and hopefully one day we can be rid of Metacritic as well.

Hellsvacancy3450d ago (Edited 3450d ago )

Becuase the score is all some people look at (including myself, sometimes)

A 10/10 review for The Order 1886 will get far less attention than a review that gives it 1/10, if it didn't have a score people would have to actually READ the review

HanCilliers3450d ago

The article actually talks about that the 10/10 and 1/10 argument

HoldenZA3450d ago

Loved this article :) I agree, reviews seem to have stigmatized themselves and the graphic of 'how reviews are seen currently' is the case and point

Sillicur3450d ago

I still like review scores if its in depth, look at all aspects and can be done without bias.

HanCilliers3450d ago

There is always bias as a review is an opinion


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ff 16 cid is pretty hot.

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anast1d 4h ago

'Opportunities to objectify male characters are rare'

Sounds like the writer needs more life experience.


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Well 6 month hiatus it is. If not longer lol


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coolbeans57d ago

Pretty good list. Botany Manor would be the newest addition that encapsulates that title.