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Almost every company does this now, not sure why they're trying to single out EA...
    
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post #52 of 149
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This is all about metacritic scores and CEO/shareholder response.
It has little to nothing to do with the game being any good.
What is your definition of the foundation of metacritic scores? I thought a good game scored high and a poor one scored badly.

As a result how can anything be about all about metacritic scores yet still be little to nothing to do with the game being any good?

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Picking who gets review copies is nothing new.

But that questionnaire is simply silly and naive on EA's part. If a reviewer hated the battlefield series would they even be truthful on the questions? Probably not. Any reviewer would be diplomatic in answering the questions.
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It's a double edged sword. EA shouldn't be cutting reviewers in fear of bad publicity and some review sites/game critics shouldn't be so hyper-critical. There are a lot of reviewers that find one bad thing and magnify it and spread it into every category - they are basically jokes who either need to grow up or find some integrity.
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I guess DLC gets really high scores in his book while starcraft 2 probably got a 0% lol
I couldn't have come up with a better analogy myself!

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I guess DLC gets really high scores in his book while starcraft 2 probably got a 0% lol
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I couldn't have come up with a better analogy myself!

Eddie.
DLC are not self-sustained games. Analogy fail. $5 horse armor is not a game.
post #57 of 149
what's the matter EA?.....no faith in your new found glory?.......hmm?
    
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DLC are not self-sustained games. Analogy fail.
Does it have to be a self sustained game in order for it to receive a review? No, it does not. Therefore how does it fail as an analogy where the only relevant factor was an item being reviewed as good or bad based on the item's price.

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never liked reviews, you can clearly see that the reviewers get paid behind the scenes, and bf3 looks like yet another game that's going to be added to the pile of ****ty 2011 games.
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Aw, who would give BF3 *that* bad of a score anyway?

this guy i presume


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