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79. Re: Fallout: New Vegas Bonus Missed by 1 Point; Obsidian Layoffs Mar 16, 2012, 16:10 Wowbagger_TIP
 
Creston wrote on Mar 16, 2012, 11:05:
Dmitri_M wrote on Mar 16, 2012, 03:57:
Why didn't they just buy a couple of extra reviewers?

I thought that's what game companies did.

That's what the publishers do, and in this case, Zenimax isn't going to buy a few more reviews so they HAVE TO pay out the bonus to Obsidian. More likely in reverse.

Creston
If better scores lead to more sales, then Zenimax/Bethesda would stand to profit more from higher scores. Likely far beyond whatever bonus they'd have to pay.
 
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