Don’t expect any early reviews of Bethesda titles

Yesterday Gary Steinman, global content lead at Besthesda, posted about “Bethesda& Game Reviews“. If you remember the release of DOOM earlier this year, there were no early reviews because Bethesda only sent out review copies on the day before release. While many people see no early review as a sign of a bad game trying to avoid reviews, DOOM blasted many people away with its amazi...

The Friday Recap

So it’s Friday and unfortunately I have no Free games Vrydag post to write, but that should hopefully be back to normal next week. So instead, I will just give you my usual recap of what has happened in the past week. Here it goes: Reviews continue to be on the quiet side with it being the whole drought period but there was a delightful retro review of the excellent Streets of Rage 2 and the...

Review: Codename S.T.E.A.M (3DS)

Time to blow off some S.T.E.A.M.

Are video game review scores needed?

So this is the big topic at the moment in the gaming world what with some big publications dropping review scores completely for a different kind of ranking system (which essentially is a review score in a different skin). The idea of a review score is a very mixed one. Some find it useful when determining whether to buy a game, especially when looking at an average. Others find it to be a meaning...

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