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I'll still play this, mainly because I can't run BF3 maxed out redface.gif

Even Bf3 not maxed out would still look better
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People need to realize, publishers punish the reviewers if they don't give them good scores. The review market depends upon advertisement money from webpage views and they only hit the jackpot if they're one of the first 3-5 reviewers out of the gate.

I had spent some time working for activision-blizzard, and I can honestly say that there was a black-ball list. We had our golden boys and they got to have starcraft 2 first, and they get the new diablo screenshots first.

Companies do not need to actively buy off reviewers in money, they can simply do it by threatening to withhold sex... I mean preview copies.
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Which is why I will patiently wait for Yahtzee's review. He's the only reviewer I can trust nowadays. Although, I can't say I'm surprised by this.
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Which is why I will patiently wait for Yahtzee's review. He's the only reviewer I can trust nowadays. Although, I can't say I'm surprised by this.

Actually, he carved out his own market by being the anti-review. Every game pretty much gets some flaw blown way out of proportion for entertainment value, it is just another marketing tactic. That said, he is a pretty cool guy and I enjoy his reviews. Sometimes I strongly disagree after I try a game he's blasted, though.
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to me every thing looks too big on the pc version,my screen looks like its been magnified,
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Metacritic users are dissatisfied with the game's lack of dinosaurs. As am I. sozo.gif
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Which is why I will patiently wait for Yahtzee's review. He's the only reviewer I can trust nowadays. Although, I can't say I'm surprised by this.
Even if God himself created a game, Yahtzee would run it over with a bulldozer and make everyone laugh - that's what he does. Yes, he dwells into the philosophical and deeper levels and you realize "haha yeah he makes some good points!" while giving the whole thing an insanely humorous twist.
But taking his so-called "reviews" as a method of gauging how good the game is overall? Don't even bother tongue.gif

Regarding the Metacritic thing, I do believe it's the same bunch of people posting over and over again on different accounts.
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Even Bf3 not maxed out would still look better
Yes actually. I play on low for MP and looks alot better. Less Shinny but thats about it.

CoD Hate is mainstream.

Also the PC version was horribly denied a decent bit. Normal yeah but lots of hope that was killed over time.
Sure there is public downloadable dedis, but not ranked.
IWNet for Ranked
No Elite Yet do to security/nature of PC (lol lol *Points at 360/PS3 hacked lobbies*)
Then the same old same engine/feel stuff
Not to mention the huge influx of Battlefield fanboys with BF3.

I'll eventually get it. But just got a new mouse so no gaming money for a bit biggrin.gif
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