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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. The report included all publishers who had released 15 or more titles and factored in metrics including average review score and the number of good (75%+), bad (49%-) and great (90%+) titles published. …

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Football Manager 2013 is series’ fastest-selling game yet

Football Manager 2013 enjoyed double-digit growth worldwide compared to the previous game. That makes it the fastest selling game in the series to date, says developer Sports Interactive. The title was boosted by the new ‘time friendly’ Classic Mode, the fact the game hasn’t been pirated yet and growth in …

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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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