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1. Posted: Wed 11th Aug 2010 23:40 BST
In their latest format change today they've gotten rid of Cube, GBA and 64 reviews. I still found those valuable for buying old games; which I think a lot of people still do, based on the brisk business the trade stores seem to be doing around here. Anyway, I kind of understand but I still think it sucks!
2. Posted: Wed 11th Aug 2010 23:48 BST
archive.org has some of those pages archived, if you're interested. there'll probably be some holes, though.
Edited on Wed 11th August, 2010 @ 23:50 by theblackdragon
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3. Posted: Wed 11th Aug 2010 23:49 BST
Eh, I don't care about metacritic anyways. The overall score for Predator on there is 36 out of 100. Any site that says that is of no use to me.
Makes me wonder who the reviewers are that they average, because the user rating for that movie is 8.6 out of 10.
Edited on Wed 11th August, 2010 @ 23:50 by Kaeobais
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4. Posted: Wed 11th Aug 2010 23:57 BST
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5. Posted: Thu 12th Aug 2010 00:00 BST
Hmmm...a one word sentence...now THAT'S lame.
6. Posted: Thu 12th Aug 2010 00:00 BST
Yeah that sucks. :/
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7. Posted: Thu 12th Aug 2010 00:01 BST
BTW, thanks for the link blackdragon
8. Posted: Thu 12th Aug 2010 00:04 BST
OK I'll try again:Very lame.
9. Posted: Thu 12th Aug 2010 00:06 BST
I didn't realize they went that far back in the first place. I guess it sucks, but there are tons of easily accessible retro review sites. No big deal, really. I don't think there were really enough review submitted for a Metascore to be of any use, anyways.
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10. Posted: Thu 12th Aug 2010 00:09 BST
Meh, the only times i use Metacritic (which is barely ever) is for a one-stop list to hotlink to reviews for newer games.
Edited on Thu 12th August, 2010 @ 00:09 by the_shpydar
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11. Posted: Thu 12th Aug 2010 00:10 BST
Well, regardless of all the Metacritic haters out there, I did like and use it quite often. I did find that they were quite slow to add new info but appreciated the collected reviews and averages.
12. Posted: Thu 12th Aug 2010 00:14 BST
Just so you know, Gamerankings still host retro reviews, so you can always use that if you're interested in retro metascores/compiled reviews.
13. Posted: Thu 12th Aug 2010 00:17 BST
Yes, please and thank you!
14. Posted: Thu 12th Aug 2010 00:19 BST
Yeah I'm really gonna miss them. I decided to buy SMA4 and Superstar Saga using the GBA reviews on that site.
15. Posted: Thu 12th Aug 2010 00:21 BST
I use the Metacritic scores as a general guide, but always look through to see whose scores they're using.
16. Posted: Thu 12th Aug 2010 00:23 BST
I looked up the reviews on the gamecube version of NFL Blitz I just bought there before grabbing it.
17. Posted: Thu 12th Aug 2010 00:32 BST
I listen to people's thoughts on this website and the Backloggery more often. Some critics can be really biased.
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18. Posted: Thu 12th Aug 2010 00:35 BST
Of course, it's just one tool in the box but it was a useful one...well, still is...just not for obsolete systems anymore. Oh well, like some of you have pointed out, there are others out there.
19. Posted: Thu 12th Aug 2010 00:43 BST
Actually, the people you're referring two are even more likely to be biased, but at least with them you have a far better idea as to what their biases are, what they've played before, etc. So you can better adjust for the differences in taste. You can't really do that with random reviewers.
20. Posted: Thu 12th Aug 2010 03:19 BST
Does anyone here know why they took away the reviews???