The Armchair Empire Infinite - And The Score Is... Back in the magazine days, Computer Gaming World dropped review scores
for a handful of issues, and the kickback was incredible. Not since the
infamous "Canadian Corner" did the CGW offices receive so many
profanity-laced Letters to the Editor. Scores returned. Numerical shorthand
had trumped 500-word reviews. It was the number people wanted more than
anything meaningful. The something out of something.