Nintendo keeps on drooling over and over, over the perfect 10's BotW scores

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  1. Saiyan Lusitano
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    Lesson here is: Anything below 10/10's or 5/5's is a bad score. :P
     
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    Nintendo must hate gbatemp then :creep:



    7/10
     
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    ... Okay?

    ... And?
     
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    Just be glad the site wasn't doss'd.
     
  5. s157

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    As much as I would love to hate them for this, they needed the rave reviews. Badly. Imagine the sewage well they'd be in if BotW, the sole reason to have a switch for so many people, was actually a terrible game? Flaunting the scores over and over grants them some legitimacy and hope that their future games will be good.

    Sony did this with the last of us, and I think microsoft did it with forza
     
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    This is normal marketing, I don't get the title.
     
  7. Saiyan Lusitano
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    In marketing, yes. But the game as a whole isn't necessarily worth those 10/10s that it's been getting.
     
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    And that is your opinion.
     
  9. Saiyan Lusitano
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    The framerate is just atrocious, even after the update it hasn't made a huge improvement overall. That's the point. When you're going to give a game a perfect score you need to consider everything.
     
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    Then no game gets a 10 as there are 0.1% and 1% lows in everything?
     
  11. WiiUBricker

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    That's because it DOES deserve nothing but the perfect score. Reviews with anything else are just attention seeking trolls.
     
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    Entirely dependable on the game at hand.
     
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    Everyone is entitles to their X/X's opinion... But why does it have to be a topic besides the obvious "Hey, Nintendo has a strategy just like other companies".
     
  14. Saiyan Lusitano
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    Are you serious? Hard to tell.

    In that aspect then you're saying Jim Sterling's review is a "attention seeking troll" which he isn't.
     
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    I legit don't know who this Jim Sterling is.
     
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    If frame rate determined scoring, then OoT would not have been king all this time.
     
  17. s157

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    It's more of an issue of reviewers completely ignoring flaws. Some mention the flaws but it doesn't affect the score they give it. I have seen games docked higher for the same issues. Or, to these reviewers, the game is so good that they can overlook them entirely.

    Quite annoying, but I've seen other games rated highly, almost blindly, refusing to acknowledge the multitude of flaws in it. Botw is just the most prominent case.
     
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    Well this is quite common maybe even a human quality. I have quite a bunch of flaws and my wife still ranks mee 11 out of 10 :D.
     
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    A bit convenient to say that now.

    Times have changed so that's not exactly a good point to make.
     
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