Why Are Games Rated So High?

bakerboy from writes:

"On a recent visit to a favorite aggregate review score site, Metacritic, I stumbled across a fascinating statistic. Out of all the films nominated at this year's Academy Awards, none of them had a score over 90. Even Slumdog Millionaire received a subpar 86 by videogame standards. Upon noticing this, I went over to check out the scores for the videogames that were most commonly referenced as game of the year material(you know MGS4, GEOW 2, LBP, Fallout 3, etc) and none of them had a score under 90. So I thought to myself–why do so many go watch and love movies that score in the 70's(The Curious Case of Benjamin Button) yet these same people wouldn't lay hands on 50 Cent: Blood in the Sand?"

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N4Sony3487d ago

And look who's approving it in 10 seconds flat. lol, more quality journalism I see! BRILLIANT insight! You've identified a difference in medium ratings! Well done!

Zeus Lee3487d ago

Very few games this gen deserve AAA status.

Very few.

Obama3487d ago

Bad analogy. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button is a mediocre movie. Great idea but the execution could have been better. And lots of people go see the movie because it has Brad Pitt as the leading character and it's about how he goes from a geezer to a baby.