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9:00 AM on 01.13.2012

Batman: Arkham City is Metacritic's top rated 2011 game

Metacritic has released its annual list of top rated games, revealing that Batman: Arkham City on PS3 was the most critically acclaimed title of 2011. It beat out The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim by a mouse's cock.  Here's th...

Jim Sterling

8:00 AM on 11.18.2011

Telltale employees caught reviewing Jurassic Park

Some naughty Telltale employees were caught writing user reviews for Jurassic Park on Metacritic, with four 10/10 summaries going up at once. Their cover was blown by GameSpot, who found the reviews suspicious and did some de...

Jim Sterling



The Dtoid Show: Ass Creed Review-lations & More EA Antics photo
The Dtoid Show: Ass Creed Review-lations & More EA Antics
by Max Scoville


Hey! You, the individual who is poorly informed of today's abysmally uneventful gaming news! Pay attention to me right now. Er. Watch The Destructoid Show.

Today, we have some releases of the week. You can read about all of them right here. More importantly, Maurice has put up his review for Assassin's Creed Revelations. In other news, EA is doing that thing again where they're a jerk, and this guy who has a similar last name to mine really wants Modern Warfare 3 to get better grades. Er. Scores. Also, Batman: Arkham City is having some problems keeping track of your saved games.

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8:20 AM on 11.14.2011

Modern Warfare 3 dev tries to boost Metacritic user score

OH THE CORRUPTION! Sledgehammer Games boss Glen Schofield has been upset by the Metacritic score for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 and was caught red-handed attempting to boost it via Twitter. But before we grab our pit...

Jim Sterling



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Mega64 presents Modern Game Journalism: The Movie
by Tony Ponce

Ladies and gentlemen, this may be the most important film you will ever see. It's raw, it's gritty, it's real, it shakes the very foundation of the enthusiast gaming press. This is a movie that will change not only the future of filmmaking but also the very fabric of social constructionism.

Modern Game Journalism: The Movie: The Trailer [GameTrailers]

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10:45 AM on 11.08.2011

Metacritic user reviews take a dump on Modern Warfare 3

Metacritic user reviews are always good for a laugh, and the level of resentment they have for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is a riot. Currently, the game boasts a 2.9/10 score average, as gamers have united in droves to po...

Jim Sterling

7:30 PM on 07.11.2011

Metacritic founder agrees game ratings are imbalanced

Marc Doyle, co-founder of Metacritic, was given an opportunity to actively defend his site's methodology and  its role in the industry on the latest A Jumps B Shoots Podcast and he thinks he's got the answer to our revie...

Liam Fisher

3:40 PM on 06.27.2011

The Jimquisition: Metacritic isn't the problem

If you believe angry comments from gamers around the Web, Metacritic is the very center of the Eye of Terror, a place where dreams go to die and all that once was good becomes corrupted and sits rotting at the feet of a thousand mewling worms.  Of course, Metacritic isn't actually like that, as you will soon see.

Jim Sterling