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Firing this game up as I type
   
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post #52 of 82
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Originally Posted by kkbob33 View Post
Firing this game up as I type
its a great game

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Originally Posted by Choggs
No, he's not. The only way for him to verify that statement would be to prove each and every single review(er) in existance is guilty of partaking in what Ubisoft has done.... which is, by its very nature, impossible.
Agreed.
Everyone seems to be under the assumption all critics do this. Which is dead false unless they can prove otherwise.
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This is why I trust player reviews over critic reviews.
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This is why I trust player reviews over critic reviews.
Why? Player reviews are instantly biased towards a game before it's even out. As the example up there said, Modern Warfare 2 has a 1.9...do you seriously believe that the game deserves that score?
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Why? Player reviews are instantly biased towards a game before it's even out. As the example up there said, Modern Warfare 2 has a 1.9...do you seriously believe that the game deserves that score?
do you seriously believe its worthy of getting perfect scores? When you screw your fans over so much why should you expect anything good? Seeing all the high scores makes me roll my eyes at any review site. It's just not worth reading reviews anymore, gameplay videos and hearing how good a game is from friends seems to be more reliable for me.
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This ALWAYS happens. In fact in the game developers world it's common practise, Listen to the VGSmart podcast, it goes over this issue from a game-marketters perspective.
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I'm surprised and not surprised. This is known to happen from time to time, but for this game I didn't really expect it the first one got pretty good reviews, and if they improved from that they should continue to get good reviews. Oh well sad really shame on Ubisoft.
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A lot of reviews are biased. Just be skeptical and take reviews with a heavy grain of salt. You do not know how many sites are taking money under the table or have been influenced heavily to give good reviews.
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A lot of reviews are biased. Just be skeptical and take reviews with a heavy grain of salt. You do not know how many sites are taking money under the table or have been influenced heavily to give good reviews.
exactly.
I think the reason why Computer Bild Spiele is crying out loud like a baby is because Ubisoft tried to bribe them with not enough money. Then Computer Bild Spiele, as spoilt as they are, wanted more ca$h and Ubi was like "hell no that's too much". That's when Computer Bild Spiele went public and blamed it all on Ubisoft.
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its a great game



Agreed.
Everyone seems to be under the assumption all critics do this. Which is dead false unless they can prove otherwise.
Played for a couple hours last night. So far, this game is extremely fun by the end of the week I will know if it was worth the money
   
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