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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. That’s according to review aggregation site Metacritic, which says that just 18 games (14 of which were on console) achieved the higher score bracket last year. …

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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 has claimed. Publisher Bethesda was not permitted to pay additional royalties for the RPG because it scored 84 on Metacritic, …

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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. Both won an average review score of 96. Also scoring 96 was indie hit World of Goo. This makes the trio …

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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. A user interface artist at Telltale, as well as a cinematic artist, both gave their game a perfect user score on reviews aggregator Metacritic. One described the …

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