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Sonic 2 Rating?

03-02-2016, 09:19 AM
#1
Joined: Oct 2013
Posts: 134
Sonic 2 Rating?

I can understand that reviews reflect a game's state upon release, and that they're not subject to revision based upon the game being updated or improved. Apparently, Sonic 2 merited an exception, as it wasn't so much "updated" as "rebuilt from the ground up," and TA re-reviewed it and gave it five stars, over its previous three.

When viewing TA's Sonic 2 page, however, Sonic 2 is still left with a mediocre three-star rating. Is it possible (or even desirable) to change this? It seems unfair to me, but I have no idea whether it's an oversight, a technical concern, or an actual editorial decision.
03-02-2016, 10:21 AM
#2
Joined: Feb 1983
Location: Barcelona
Posts: 1,268,707
It's a weird technical limitation of our site, as it was designed with the idea that we didn't ever really re-review games so it's just looking for the first review it sees. I guess we could delete the original review, or make it a "news" story instead of a "review," but either solution seems kind of weird. This is a supreme edge case, so I'm not super worried about it.
03-02-2016, 11:46 AM
#3
Joined: Oct 2013
Posts: 134
I figured it was technical. Okay, thanks for the info!