GAME What site do you guys trust for video game reviews?

Dogz

interior crocodile moderator
Feb 15, 2005
121,290
Selling England by the pound
I stopped using IGN a long time ago. I have a feeling theyre heavily swayed by "donations"

Now I dont really read any reviews.....I'll just see what people in the GP are saying about a title.
 

dimmy32

New Member
Oct 6, 2010
344
I dont trust reviews anymore.
Too often the reviewer has been "swayed" by the gaming company, often provided with the best hardware to play the game on, and who knows what else.

I'll watch a few gameplay videos , sometimes I'll download the "try before you buy" version.
When I look back at all the funnest games I've owned vs. the "reviewer's score", I find no correlation whatsoever.

I guess if I had to pick - I go with GT tv.
 

FINALBOSS

Sep 25, 2005
64,849
Paris
Since I pretty much have the best taste in things...let me recommend Eurogamer to you niggas. They are completely impartial in their reviews and are always solid.
 

gui3

all the dude ever wanted was his rug back
May 6, 2000
9,598
joystiq. I listen to their podcast, so i get their general taste/ point of view, which pretty much lines up with mine, so i trust their reviews.
 

preston

Well-Known Member
Jun 8, 2006
56,939
Miami / Atlanta
ign fucking blows, they hopped on the video review train late and still havent adapted to it, they are very abbreviated, done by scores of different reviewers, some better than others, and each of them sounds incredibly rushed trying to summarize what is essentially cliffnotes of the written review

fucking horrendous
 

FunkyMunniez

Active Member
Mar 15, 2008
17,876
I stopped using IGN a long time ago. I have a feeling theyre heavily swayed by "donations"

Now I dont really read any reviews.....I'll just see what people in the GP are saying about a title.
Honestly, it probably has more to do with their partnership with Gamestop than anything.
 

gui3

all the dude ever wanted was his rug back
May 6, 2000
9,598
Side note, i just unsubscribed from 1Up.com.

i loved the 1up show, but it's gone.

their stories are chopped into 3 to 8 pages, which is just obnoxious.
 

dimmy32

New Member
Oct 6, 2010
344
eurogamer, gameinformer

i enjoy gametrailers reviews also, but more so for the production quality than the actual score

dont trust anything european, but Game trailers is fun to watch, specially in HD !
 

3dfx!

Active Member
Oct 8, 2009
32,081
I compare reviews across different sites. Reviews are just opinions, so I rather get a general idea from several sources.

1up
IGN
Kotaku
Gametrailers
Joystiq
OT
 

Lunacriss

it took so long to remember just what happened
Aug 12, 2004
5,909
Northern NJ
gamerankings.com is a good site that tabulates different reviews and gives an overall score

sort of like the rottentomatoes of video games
 

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