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Is PocketGamer feeling Ok?

04-10-2013, 06:19 AM
Joined: Sep 2012
Posts: 2,491
Originally Posted by Lost_Deputy View Post
Not talking about us. We're talking about the stacks of people that go off scores
Ah, I see. Oh well, at least Badlands was able to pull a positive quote from PG for their store description.

Edit: And yeah I know that doesn't really solve the ratings issue, just avoiding scores thing altogether

Last edited by september; 04-10-2013 at 06:34 AM.
04-10-2013, 03:26 PM
Joined: Apr 2013
Posts: 10
Originally Posted by demarchy View Post
People put way too much stock in numbers when it comes to reviews. I don't know how it all started but anything less than 8 out of 10 or 4 out of 5 is bad according to most people. We might aswell just swap to a 2 point rating system. 1 is bad and 2 is good. That should clear things up.
I completely agree - I've been very tempted over the years to start a site that does reviews like this. When I first thought of it I wanted to call it worthplaying.com but that site already exists.

My life is full of stuff and there are a ton of great games out there. So many, in fact, that the only ones worth playing are the truly great ones. I don't have time for anything less.