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Console War: Does Anything Matter More Than Price?

Xbox One won November and could win December but is it entirely because of the temporary price drop? Or are other factors at play?

PlayStation Experience Wasn’t Much Of An Experience

The much-vaunted PlayStation Experience didn’t really yield a ton of surprise and enthusiasm. Did Sony miss a great opportunity?

Should Critics Re-Review Assassin’s Creed Unity?

Now that Ubisoft has issued multiple patches that fixed many of the glaring issues in Assassin’s Creed Unity, should critics offer a second analysis?

Unity Fiasco: Has Ubisoft’s Reputation Suffered a Big Hit?

Assassin’s Creed Unity shipped with a slew of technical problems and although Ubisoft has rushed to fix them, gamers don’t forget easily.

The Race is Over: Dragon Age: Inquisition is GotY 2014

Given the outpouring of praise from critics, Dragon Age: Inquisition appears to be a lock for the year’s top honors.

Advanced Warfare Scores: Biggest Surprise of 2014?

With a new developer, a declining franchise, and sky-high expectations in a new generation, are these Call of Duty review scores shocking?

The Unlikely Game of the Year Candidates Thus Far

At the start of 2014, if you had to guess which titles would be Game of the Year candidates, you would’ve been very surprised at the outcome.

Horror Purists Unhappy With The Evil Within Reviews

The hotly anticipated horror game from Resident Evil creator Shinji Mikami hasn’t exactly scored off the charts, and some purists seem irritated.

The Elusive Perfect 10: Does Any Game Deserve It?

There’s a lot of controversy swirling around the concept of the perfect review score. Some say no game can be flawless; others say “10” doesn’t mean “perfect.”

Don’t Rely On Overworked Critics This Holiday Season

During the fourth-quarter blitz, most game critics are pushed to the absolute maximum. It’s difficult to keep up and therefore, consumers should be wary.

Destiny, Watch Dogs Fiascos: What Did Critics Expect?

Some would argue that Destiny and Watch Dogs were the two biggest disappointments of 2014. But were the receptions due to skewed expectations?

Destiny: Why the Critics Got This One Wrong

One of our vets explains why many critics didn’t handle the Destiny review properly, and says it’s all a matter of expectations versus reality.

The Bigger the Source, The Less They Like Destiny

For whatever reason, it seems like the industry’s biggest critics have the biggest ax to grind concerning Destiny. It’s a trend well worth discussing.

So, Gamers Acting Like Idiots is Somehow Metacritic’s Fault?

Metacritic only posts that which others have written. It doesn’t produce any content of its own. Hence, if gamers produce immature garbage, it’s on them.

Editorial: Why Campers Ruin the Multiplayer Experience

We tackle a common issue in the realm of competitive multiplayer: Campers. Here’s why they tend to ruin the fun for all serious players.