X

Metacritic User Scores Under Siege?

jelkin
19 Comments

Posted October 29, 2008 - By James Elkin

Fanboys have sabotaged Metacritic with thousands of negative votes for Gears of War 2 and Resistance 2, two unreleased games that almost nobody has played. As a result, userscores for both are in the basement, and there’s a growing sense that the newly released LittleBigPlanet is being targeted as well. 

Metacritic games editor Marc Doyle has responded to the problem in writing, promising to “upgrade the registration requirements… in the near future”. In the meantime, he urges users to focus on Metascores.

While painful to industry executives who believe Metacritic’s content can affect sales, it doesn’t seem to be all that surprising. With the site’s growth, some say this kind of behavior was never a matter of if, but when.

Do you read Metacritic user reviews?

Source

Metacritic User Scores Under Siege?
http://www.g4tv.com/thefeed/blog/post/690524/metacritic-user-scores-under-siege/
BlogThread_690524

ADVERTISEMENT

Blog Tags

g4tv.com
  • International Sexy Ladies Show: Messy Cat Fight

    Posted: January 27, 2010

    644,696 Views | 00:49

  • Sara Underwood's Naked Bike Ride

    Posted: June 22, 2011

    1,316,284 Views | 05:20

  • Laser Snake Robots, More Mars Rovers and BigDog Is Back

    Posted: September 25, 2012

    1,290 Views | 03:00

  • NBA 2K13 Launch Trailer

    Posted: October 4, 2012

    5,601 Views | 01:53

  • Casual Vomiting - Web Soup Investigates

    Posted: March 30, 2011

    7,570 Views | 02:52

AdChoices