Where do you get your reviews from?

Discussion in 'General Off-Topic Chat' started by Guild McCommunist, Sep 3, 2009.

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  1. IGN

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  2. 1UP

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  3. Gamespot

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  4. Magazines (Famitsu, etc)

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  5. Other sites

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  6. I don't use reviews

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  1. Guild McCommunist
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    Guild McCommunist (not on boat)

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    Where do you get your video game reviews from?

    No bitching and moaning about how unfair one site is or another, just opinion.

    I use 1UP. I find most of their reviews are on-par with my opinions, so most of the games they like I like.
     
  2. ca_michelbach

    ca_michelbach GBAtemp Fan

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    I get reviews from many places but the first place I go is ONM (official nintendo magazine) and then go to other sites to check the review is on par with other places.
     
  3. Depravo

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    I don't really read reviews. The opinion of someone who is paid to give opinions is of no interest to me whatsoever and user-submitted ones are very rarely objective. If a game piques my curiosity I watch some gameplay videos on Youtube then decide whether it's worth trying out or not.
     
  4. asdf

    asdf GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    I don't read reviews. Most are bullshit IMO anyway.
     
  5. Hop2089

    Hop2089 Cute>Hot

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    I read the reviews but don't listen to them most of the time as they all can become fanbait failure regardless of which region they cover.
     
  6. Veho

    Veho The man who cried "Ni".

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  7. anaxs

    anaxs got milk, got candy

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    usually i dont read reviews but when i do i go to ign
     
  8. Satangel

    Satangel BEAST

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    IGN.
    But the best out there is just GameRankings.com [​IMG]
     
  9. asdf

    asdf GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    He is hilarious! I do watch him, but his decisions don't affect me buying games. He hates most games xD
     
  10. HaniKazmi

    HaniKazmi GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    I usually use IGN for initial impressions, as they match my opinion in most cases. However, there are a few genres they seem biased against, so I go to other sites for those, or two get a second opinion on a game I want to buy.
     
  11. Overlord Nadrian

    Overlord Nadrian Banned

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    IGN is on par with my opinion most of the times, but I use other sites and magazines too.
     
  12. robgraves

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    Gamespot mostly, but i don't always agree with them
     
  13. benjaminlibl

    benjaminlibl Funky Member

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    Usually, I use Gamespot. Mostly it's because IGN loads slow. I don't just look at the reviewer's opinions though, I look at the user score as well.
     
  14. overslept

    overslept WALLY WALLY WALLY WALLY WALLY WALLY WALLY WORLD

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    I find negative reviews to be the best kind of reviews (that goes for anything, not just games) so when I'm looking through reviews, I always usually click the least scored ones. Yes, I love Yahtzee.
     
  15. personager

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    I usually use GameSpot but also check IGN for the occasional review
     
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