Where do you get your reviews from?

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Where do you get your reviews from?

  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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Sep 3, 2009
  1. Guild McCommunist
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    Member 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.
     
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    Member 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.
     
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    Global Moderator Depravo Jaded curmudgeon

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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.
     
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    I don't read reviews. Most are bullshit IMO anyway.
     
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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.
     
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    usually i dont read reviews but when i do i go to ign
     
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    IGN.
    But the best out there is just GameRankings.com [​IMG]
     
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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
     
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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.
     
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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
     
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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.
     
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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.
     
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    I usually use GameSpot but also check IGN for the occasional review
     

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