[Update: Included a paragraph about the mid-size publisher rankings, which I somehow missed.]
Metacritic just released its 5th Annual Game Publisher Rankings, which ranks publishers based on the critic reviews for games relea... read
Remember when Fallout: New Vegas developers missed out on a Metacritic hinged upon bonus by one point? Well, here's another way Metacritic could doom (or help) developers. Retail giant Amazon has embedded Metacritic scores (a... read
In the wake of massive studio closures these past few years, not to mention other eye-opening events like John Riccitello's resignation as CEO of Electronic Arts, it's hard to have a positive outlook on the industry's future.... read
Big game releases these days are almost always going to be subject to some literary abuse via the outlet of Metacritic user reviews, especially when a major publisher like Electronic Arts is concerned. In the case of SimCity,... read
Metacritic has just published its annual publisher power rankings, taking each publisher's games for 2012, and seeing who came out on top. Of course, all of the usual suspects are here, including Microsoft, Sony, Nintendo, an... read
You probably can guess #1 My insatiable hunger for tracking and displaying the most revered games of the year will not end. I blame Metacritic. I also blame Metacritic for not doing a proper job in aggregating the best games of the year. While the sit... read feature
Metacritic has released its annual list of the top rated games of 2012, organizing its review averages to find which titles received the most critical acclaim throughout the last year.
Unsurprisingly, The Walking Dead took to... read
Yep, it's happened again! Resident Evil 6 is the newest game to be torn to shreds via Metacritic's user reviews, following a rare instance of there being a large number of press reviews that agree with the fan rage. The game ... read
[Update 3: A Russian speaking friend of mine went through the site and believes it to be a highly detailed troll. The cult is dedicated to keeping alive the memory of an old Soviet actor from the 50s, who they openly ac... read
Metacritic scores are taken a little too seriously in this industry (said as someone who likes Metacritic), but Irrational may be lending them more credence than most. In a move that has generation much lip-flapping, the BioS... read
Anybody attempting to play Diablo III last night may have been disappointed to learn that the servers were down for a spell, meaning that even those who wanted to play solo were unable to log in and play. As outrage abounds o... read
Does Metacritic matter? Ask your average gamer, and they will likely sneer with contempt, blame it for all the ills in the world, and declare that the collector of review scores is useless. Ask a developer like Obsidian, howe... read
It's becoming all too common for gamers to hold irrational grudges against videogames they haven't played yet and take out their frustrations on Metacritic or Amazon. Games such as Portal 2 and Modern Warfare 3 have been vict... read
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... read
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... read
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 t... read
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... read
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] read feature
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... read
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... read
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. read