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News: Metacritic Career Ratings Pit Aonuma Versus Miyamoto

Metacritic Career Ratings Pit Aonuma Versus Miyamoto

But who wins?

Love it or loathe it, Metacritic is here to stay. The site collates review scores for thousands of films, TV shows and of course video games, but while the site is the source of plenty of debate it has given rise to an entertaining pastime: Metacritic Top Trumps. The site was recently updated to allow you to see average Metacritic career scores for game developers, letting you pit the..

News: Metacritic Midyear Report Shows Nintendo Consoles Still Rocking

Metacritic Midyear Report Shows Nintendo Consoles Still Rocking

DS had no "bad games", Wii receives best-reviewed game of the year so far

However you feel about Metacritic's methods and impact, it's hard to deny the statistics it generates can make for some interesting reading. With the first six months of 2010 now behind us, the site has released its midyear report, showing how each console stacks up against the opposition. Quality titles see the DS top the..

News: DS and Wii "Year's Worst Platforms"

DS and Wii "Year's Worst Platforms"

According to review aggregator Metacritic, that is

For all the talk of fantastic games released on Nintendo formats this year - including, y'know, Little King's Story - keeper of the review scores crypt Metacritic claims that the DS and Wii had the worst all-around software of 2009. Collating review scores from hundreds of sources on countless games - interesting fact: there were 362 reviewed Wii..

News: Metacritic's Best Wii Games of 2008

Metacritic's Best Wii Games of 2008

As 2008 is coming to a close it’s time to check out Metacritic’s best videogames of 2008. Here you can see a breakdown of the top 5 games for all systems as decided by the average score from all the professional reviews which were tracked.

The results from the Wii top 5 is quite interesting as 3 of the 5 games are WiiWare games! Not bad going we think: It will come as no surprise that World of..

News: World of Goo is Officially the Best Wii Game Ever

World of Goo is Officially the Best Wii Game Ever

It seems that the world is going crazy for the World of Goo. We were so impressed by the beautiful looking physics themed action puzzler that we did the unthinkable and awarded it a mighty 10/10, the first game we have reviewed to receive that impressive accolade.

It seems this is not only our opinion as the most popular review rating comparison site Metacritic reveals. 1up, NintendoWorldReport,..