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EHWfedPres
03-18-2003, 03:04 PM
I have been wondering as of late on how Gamespot comes up with the actual review score for a game...so here's what I did.

I added up the 5 individual scores for Splinter Cell (8,9,9,8,9) and came up with 43...then I divided by 5 and came up with 8.6 which is the score they gave to Splinter Cell. So I thought that it seemed logical to do it that way, so I went along looking at some more games for the fun of it...and game across Colin McRae Rally 3, which also got an 8.6. But however, the scores for CMR3 (9,9,8,7,9) only added up to 42, which divides into 8.4. Why did they give the game a higher score for no reason at all?

So then I decided to do more research and found that the Zone of Enders 2 (ps2 exclusive) should have a score of 8.4...instead they gave it an 8.5. More research has revealed that DOAXBV's real score should be 6.2, not the 6.0 that they gave it.

Lowering the xbox game's scores and bumping up the ps2's games scores for what reason? More biased antics from gamespot...

Casper
03-18-2003, 03:05 PM
Another "I hate gamespot" thread yawn :o

EHWfedPres
03-18-2003, 03:08 PM
Originally posted by casper
Another "I hate gamespot" thread yawn :o

I suppose that yawn is supposed to signify that gamespot's biased and childish actions have been going on for far too long...

No Fear 23
03-18-2003, 03:10 PM
that explains why they dont know their shiat

MerimacHamwich
03-18-2003, 03:17 PM
Maybe they are like IGN and don't give an average. They just come up with a number they think fits. Personally I don't agree with either of those sites, nor the ratings on this site. I think http://www.gamesdomain.com gives the best reviews. Almost every website could take some lessons from them.

Casper
03-18-2003, 03:39 PM
Originally posted by EHWfedPres
I suppose that yawn is supposed to signify that gamespot's biased and childish actions have been going on for far too long...

No, the yawn was to point out the fact that there are more "I hate EA" or "I hate Gamespot" threads than "Is GTA coming for the Xbox" on here...and it's just the same repetitive nonsense...if you don't like them, and have a gripe about them, then just don't go there...there's alot of other sites out there that give just as good news. And a bad rating...is it the end of the world? :confused:

Snoopy7548
03-18-2003, 03:44 PM
yea. its the persons opinion on the game. just because they think it sucks, that doesnt mean the person is dumb or anything.

DZNUTZ
03-18-2003, 04:38 PM
Originally posted by casper
No, the yawn was to point out the fact that there are more "Is GTA coming for the Xbox" on here

anyone care to look up caspers first thread ever?

No Fear 23
03-18-2003, 05:00 PM
with his 5,000 + posts, that will take forever to find, so no thanks ;)

l Maximus l
03-18-2003, 05:03 PM
I need a beer.

DZNUTZ
03-18-2003, 05:13 PM
don't we all?

Kortiz
03-18-2003, 05:36 PM
i need some milk......



*looks around*




CMER WOMAN! give big daddy some milk


*grin*

Snoopy7548
03-18-2003, 06:16 PM
lol. there might be another gta game, its gonna be gta:san andreas. its at ps2.ign.com lol. i bet that next year, they'll come out with 5 more gta games. 2 games are enough. theyre basically the same exact games, except you have like 2 new weapons and new missions.

Xbox Owner
03-18-2003, 06:25 PM
they did the same thing to splinter cell for pc.. it should be an 8.6, but they rated it a 8.7

Casper
03-18-2003, 07:06 PM
Originally posted by DZNUTZ
anyone care to look up caspers first thread ever?

I didn't start the thread...but it was my first post...STALKER :eek: :eek:

Cyclone
03-18-2003, 07:27 PM
People still read IGN and Gamespot? :o
I quit reading IGN and went to Gamespot when they started trying to make you pay for everything. Now Gamespot is a money grubbing whore like IGN so I don't read them anymore also.
I'm currently waiting for Gamers.com to sell out

ARONO129
03-18-2003, 08:43 PM
Try this site. They give several reviews of a game. I just stumbled on the site. I must have been looking for porn...er...corn. Yes recipies with corn.


http://www.metacritic.com/games/xbx/