Entries in 'metacritic' (49)

Amazon introduces Metacritic ratings to game product listings

Amazon introduces Metacritic ratings to game product listings

Some Amazon customers are now being presented with Metacritic ratings in certain video game product listings.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 2nd 2014 at 10:11AM in News
2013 claims Metacritic record for lowest number of 'great games'

2013 claims Metacritic record for lowest number of 'great games'

Only seven individual console titles scored 90 per cent or higher on Metacritic in 2013 – “by far” the lowest number in a single year since the last-gen consoles arrived.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 2nd 2014 at 12:23PM in News
VIDEO: Current and next-gen versions of Call of Duty: Ghosts compared

VIDEO: Current and next-gen versions of Call of Duty: Ghosts compared

IGN has compiled a video comparison showing how Call of Duty: Ghosts performs on current-gen and next-gen consoles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 5th 2013 at 1:07PM in News
Metacritic dismisses score-weighting report

Metacritic dismisses score-weighting report

A report claiming to reveal the systems that Metacritic uses to assign “importance” to reviews from various sites has been dismissed by the reviews aggregator.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 28th 2013 at 11:17AM in News

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Metacritic names EA as 2012's top publisher

Metacritic names EA as 2012's top publisher

EA has been named as the most critically successful publisher of 2012 by reviews aggregation site Metacritic.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 6th 2013 at 3:02PM in News
Football Manager 2013 is series' fastest-selling game yet

Football Manager 2013 is series' fastest-selling game yet

Football Manager 2013 enjoyed double-digit growth worldwide compared to the previous game.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 1st 2013 at 11:40AM in News
Metacritic bemoans 2012's lack of quality

Metacritic bemoans 2012's lack of quality

Significantly fewer games received an average review score of 90 per cent or above in 2012 than they did in the preceding three years.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 2nd 2013 at 11:53AM in News
Obsidian staff denied bonus due to 84% Metacritic score

Obsidian staff denied bonus due to 84% Metacritic score

Downsized California studio Obsidian lost out on bonus pay for the RPG Fallout New Vegas because its Metacritic score was one point below the threshold, a developer at the studio ...

Rob Crossley
by Rob Crossley
on Mar 15th 2012 at 11:57AM in News

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Batman: Arkham City, Skyrim win 2011 critics award

Batman: Arkham City, Skyrim win 2011 critics award

Warner Interactive’s action sequel Batman: Arkham City and Bethesda’s The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim were the two highest rated console titles of 2011 according to reviews aggregation site Metacritic.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 13th 2012 at 11:37AM 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
Metacritic: Critics must “review all the sh*t”

Metacritic: Critics must “review all the sh*t”

The man behind the most important games reviews site of the internet has said that the world’s games critics are neglecting their obligation to review the whole spectrum of games ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 12th 2011 at 2:36PM in News
Praise heaped on Child of Eden

Praise heaped on Child of Eden

With a current 85 per cent Metacritic average under its belt, Ubisoft's Child of Eden has got off to a strong start ahead of its UK release this Friday (June ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 15th 2011 at 11:12AM in News

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Metacritic deal for Develop 100

Metacritic deal for Develop 100

Who are the world's best games studios?

Michael French
by Michael French
on May 9th 2011 at 1:05PM in News
Metacritic pulls developer ratings

Metacritic pulls developer ratings

Just days after introducing its new individual developer ratings, reviews aggregation site Metacritic has pulled the plug on the service.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 29th 2011 at 9:25AM in News
Metacritic introduces individual dev ratings

Metacritic introduces individual dev ratings

Review score aggregator Metacritic has begun profiling individual games industry professionals.
 
Individual listings of studio heads, project leads and game designers currently show a basic outline of their career ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 28th 2011 at 12:29PM in News
Metacritic adds iOS section

Metacritic adds iOS section

Reviews aggregator Metacritic has – some would say belatedly – added an iOS section to its site to keep track of reviews of games released for Apple's range of devices.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 15th 2011 at 3:17PM in News

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Take-Two: Metacritic key to games success

Take-Two: Metacritic key to games success

Strauss Zelnick says a high Metacritic rating is crucial to the success of a new IP.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 10th 2011 at 10:11AM in News
Take-Two wins Metacritic publisher report

Take-Two wins Metacritic publisher report

Reviews aggregation site Metacritic has named Take-Two as the most critically successful publisher of 2010.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 10th 2011 at 3:12PM in News
Brotherhood reviews top COD, NFS

Brotherhood reviews top COD, NFS

Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood has received rave reviews, making it one of the most critically claimed games available this Christmas.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Nov 17th 2010 at 1:30PM in News
Metacritic wants reviews to be art

Metacritic wants reviews to be art

One of the founders of reviews aggregation site Metacritic has told MCV that he wants games reviews to progress to the stage where they can themselves be considered as pieces ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 21st 2010 at 1:00PM in News
Sub-standard Sonics de-listed

Sub-standard Sonics de-listed

Poor or average Sonic The Hedgehog games can no longer be bought new at retail.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 7th 2010 at 9:41AM in News
Moore: Metacritic a ‘slippery slope’

Moore: Metacritic a ‘slippery slope’

EA Sports boss Peter Moore has warned that the development world’s obsession with high Metacritic scores may leave gamers in the dark.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 20th 2010 at 4:42PM in News
Metacritic report suggests quality increase

Metacritic report suggests quality increase

The mid-year report from leading reviews aggregation site Metacritic suggests that while sales might be suffering year-on-year gamers have so far in 2010 enjoyed better quality games that were on ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 5th 2010 at 11:05AM in News
Amazing reviews for Super Mario Galaxy 2

Amazing reviews for Super Mario Galaxy 2

Having hit US retail yesterday and well on track for its UK debut on July 11th, Nintendo’s Wii platform title Super Mario Galaxy 2 is on target to possibly become ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 24th 2010 at 1:15PM in News
RETAIL BIZ: Today's charts and buying guide

RETAIL BIZ: Today's charts and buying guide

MCV’s vital weekly retail digest, RetailBiz, is available to view online and download now.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Feb 8th 2010 at 10:58AM in News