Entries in 'scores' (18)

Creutz: 'Mediocre' COD Ghosts scores won't 'enormously impact' sales

Creutz: 'Mediocre' COD Ghosts scores won't 'enormously impact' sales

Cowen & Company analyst Doug Creutz has said that the comparatively lukewarm critical reception to Call of Duty: Ghosts is unlikely to dent the game’s sales.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 6th 2013 at 11:20AM in News
VIDEO: Hitman Absolution launch trailer arrives, along with first review scores

VIDEO: Hitman Absolution launch trailer arrives, along with first review scores

With just days to go before its November 20th release, Square Enix has released its final launch trailer for Hitman: Absolution.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 16th 2012 at 1:12PM in News
Review Roundup - One day, two great games as XCOM gets big scores

Review Roundup - One day, two great games as XCOM gets big scores

Having recovered from their Dishonored love-in early this morning, critics are currently heaping praise on another of today’s releases – 2K Games’ XCOM: Enemy Unknown.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 8th 2012 at 1:36PM in News
Borderlands 2 looks to have exceeded expectations

Borderlands 2 looks to have exceeded expectations

2K Games’ Borderlands 2 hits UK retail this Friday – and if you weren’t excited before, the early reviews of the game may well change your mind.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 18th 2012 at 8:35AM in News

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Critics hail PES 2013 as a return to form for series

Critics hail PES 2013 as a return to form for series

We hear it every year, but early indications are that PES 2013 is genuinely the return to form that fans of the series have been craving.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 17th 2012 at 1:00PM in News
Developer Telltale caught fiddling Metacritic scores

Developer Telltale caught fiddling Metacritic scores

At least two developers employed at Californian studio Telltale Games wrote glowing reviews for their new game under the guise of impartial consumers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 18th 2011 at 2:22PM in News
Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary - review roundup

Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary - review roundup

Tomorrow sees the release of Microsoft’s Xbox 360 exclusive Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 14th 2011 at 3:16PM in News
Batman: Arkham City nets its best score yet - 6/5

Batman: Arkham City nets its best score yet - 6/5

As if you hadn’t already got the message, Warner Bros’ Batman: Arkham City is something rather special. So special, in fact, that it’s claimed the world’s first 100%+ review.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 20th 2011 at 2:45PM in News

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PR firm in Duke Nukem outcry

PR firm in Duke Nukem outcry

In a remarkable public outburst, one US PR agency has threatened to withhold review code of upcoming game from media outlets who were particularly harsh on Duke Nukem Forever.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 15th 2011 at 4:27PM in News
Strong reviews as Black Ops arrives at last

Strong reviews as Black Ops arrives at last

It’s finally here. As midnight struck around the world last night retailers opened their doors to usher in the arrival of what many in the industry is hoping will be ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 9th 2010 at 9:41AM in News
MS expects critical and commercial mismatch

MS expects critical and commercial mismatch

Xbox 360 platform holder Microsoft has admitted that the review scores for some of its Kinect launch titles are unlikely to match the adulation given to the likes of Halo ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 1st 2010 at 8:29AM in News
Critics wowed by Halo Reach

Critics wowed by Halo Reach

The global review embargo on Microsoft’s Halo Reach was lifted last night, and critics have been eager to heap praise on the hotly tipped new FPS.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 12th 2010 at 12:33PM in News

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Rave reviews hit for God of War III

Rave reviews hit for God of War III

The first reviews have flooded the internet of Sony’s upcoming PS3 only God of War III, and it seems that Sony has yet another critical smash on its hands.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 8th 2010 at 5:37PM in News
Bad Company 2 wows critics

Bad Company 2 wows critics

We were already expecting Battlefield: Bad Company 2 to become the seventh UK no.1 when the charts are released next week – and the critical reception being won by EA’s ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 2nd 2010 at 4:07PM in News
Sega elated by Bayonetta scores

Sega elated by Bayonetta scores

Sega has called Bayonetta the first triple-A launch of 2010 following its perfect score from Edge Magazine.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 7th 2009 at 10:38AM in News
Importance of reviews questioned

Importance of reviews questioned

The importance of reviews aggregators such as Metacritic may be overstated, according to Cowen Group analyst Doug Creutz, who claims that of the eight metrics measured review scores emerged as ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 26th 2009 at 1:15PM in News

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Bayonetta nabs rare Edge 10/10

Bayonetta nabs rare Edge 10/10

Having wowed critics in Japan and winning a noteworthy 40/40 review from weekly Japanese games bible Famitsu, Bayonetta has now made its mark on this side of the globe thanks ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 20th 2009 at 12:00PM in News
Universal praise for Uncharted 2

Universal praise for Uncharted 2

Consumer media outlets went live with their reviews for Sony’s Uncharted 2 overnight and the universal praise for Naughty Dog’s title points to a smash hit for the publisher.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 30th 2009 at 11:46AM in News