Why people consider GameSpot as a really horrible game review site

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  1. Milwin

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    Metacritic: 80
    GameSpot: 6.0
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    Metacritic: 80
    GameSpot: 6.5
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    Metacritic: 78
    GameSpot: 6.1
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    Metacritic: 81
    GameSpot: 7.5
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    Metacritic: 93
    GameSpot: 7.5
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    Metacritic: 86
    GameSpot: 6.5
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    MobyGames: 82
    GameSpot: 7.3
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    MobyGames: 79
    GameSpot: 4.7
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    Metacritic: 77
    GameSpot: 4.5
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    Metacritic: 95
    GameSpot: 8
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    Metacritic: 82
    GameSpot: 7.5
     
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    It might help if we knew what the highest score is supposed to be.
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    Metacritic: 82/Daniel
    GameSpot: 7.5/Fish
     
  3. Milwin

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    for metacritic and moby games the highest score is 100.
    gamespot however is 10.
     
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    It is pretty stupid to make your scale 1-10, and then add decimals to realistically make it 1-100.
     
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    are you talking about the ratings system they have ?
     
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    If by 'they' you mean GameSpot, yes.
     
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    I've always just assumed game review scores are influenced by who pays for the most advertising.
     
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    Precisely. Better to just rent the game or download & play a demo of the game yourself. Reading previews imo are less biased than reviews.
     
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    Why the fuck would anyone trust the retailer for reviews as opposed to the fucking database?
     
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    What database?
     
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    Internet VG databases.
     
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    Like GameFaqs? I'm asking because I need help looking for good sources for games.
     
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    Opinions/reviews are subjective, regardless of source. Rent or demo first if you have any doubts.
     
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    Also, I forgot to say this but the reason why "The last of us" got 8 out of 10 was because the reviewer didn't like the ending.
    LOL taking 2 points of a game for the ending isn't excusable unless it's a huge ongoing series (ex.mass effect).
     
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    Only game critic I've ever trusted

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    My go to guy ever since Game Informer.
     
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    Gamespot is just tough on their reviews. But then again, I think they've only given a 1 maybe 2 times?
    BUT, then again they've only given a 10 maybe 2 times, as well.

    People tend to migrate to shit IGN for reviews, which is biased as fuck.
    See: Call of Duty, Xbox 360, Naughty Dog.
     
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    Seriously tho
     
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    IGNorance.
     
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    Gamespot isn't as bad as IGN, but then again, that's like discussing which turd looks more edible. The reviewers are pretty crap in general specially when criticizing niche games, the ones that clearly they can't be bothered to play, so most of their reviews end up being pretty shallow.
     
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    I prefer even Yahtzee...
     
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    Kotaku is the last bastion of serious and unbiased video game journalism
     
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    Fixed that for you, old chum.
     
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    All gaming review websites suck.
    GameSpot just happens to be more obvious when they are licking pussy for money than everyone else.
     
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    I find ign shitty as well.
     
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    Because they sell out to Treyarch to give 9/10's to CoD
     
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    I always found lame those games reviews , still I check them but I believe the 30% of what they say on any game .