Send News. Want a reply? Read this. More in the FAQ.   News Forum - All Forums - Mobile - PDA - RSS Headlines  RSS Headlines   Twitter  Twitter
Customize
User Settings
Styles:
LAN Parties
Upcoming one-time events:

Regularly scheduled events

Game Reviews

Maybe Video Game Reviewers Are Con Men. Maybe..

View
9. Re: Game Reviews Mar 14, 2012, 14:13 Verno
 
Why do people care about game reviews?

Probably because humans aren't all the unique snow flakes you imagine. It's really easy to find someone who writes well and shares most of your tastes in gaming. Demos aren't as prevalent as they used to be either and frequently come in the form of dumb preorder promotions. I don't depend on game reviewers but I value some of their opinions. In the absence of a demo or questionable audience reception they can be very helpful.

The larger sites? Not so much. IGN and etc are essentially industry shills. I tend to gravitate towards smaller review sources and like minded gamers.
 
Avatar 51617
 
Playing: Dragon Age Inquisition, Far Cry 4, This War of Mine
Watching: The Fall, The Walking Dead, Leon
Previous Post Next Post Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
    Date Subject Author
  1. Mar 14, 10:11 Re: Game Reviews JaguarUSF
  2. Mar 14, 10:14  Re: Game Reviews Lokust
  3. Mar 14, 10:56   Re: Game Reviews Mashiki Amiketo
  4. Mar 14, 11:01    Re: Game Reviews InBlack
  5. Mar 14, 12:02     Re: Game Reviews PHJF
  6. Mar 14, 13:04      Re: Game Reviews Zoom
  7. Mar 14, 13:21       Re: Game Reviews Enahs
  8. Mar 14, 13:54        Re: Game Reviews eRe4s3r
  12. Mar 14, 16:24        Re: Game Reviews Dmitri_M
  13. Mar 14, 17:19         Re: Game Reviews PHJF
>> 9. Mar 14, 14:13 Re: Game Reviews Verno
  10. Mar 14, 14:16  Re: Game Reviews PHJF
  11. Mar 14, 16:24   Re: Game Reviews Shok
  14. Mar 14, 19:18   Re: Game Reviews Prez


footer

Blue's News logo