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January2015

  • News Nintendo Wins Metacritic's Annual Game Publisher Rankings

    Nintendominance

    Back in 2011, Metacritic started doing an annual ranking for video game companies; publishers are categorized according to the number of releases for the year and judged by overall Metacritic scores. Also, sales and user reviews aren't taken into account for the overall rankings, so only reviews from authorised media outlets are...

December2014

March2011

July2010

  • News 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...

May2010

  • News Super Mario Galaxy 2 is the Second Highest Rated Game Ever

    Ocarina of Time still number one

    It seems the plumber's latest adventure can do no wrong, scoring top marks at many well-respected publications around the world. In fact, it's got so many high scores that reviews aggregator Metacritic places it at second spot in the list of the highest-rated games of all time with a score if 98, level with Grand...

December2009

  • News 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...

December2008

  • News 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..

October2008

  • News 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,..