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Metacritic says it will delay user reviews for video games

One year ago   |   By My Nintendo News

Online review aggregation website Metacritic has recently announced that it will delay user reviews for video games for 36 hours after the game's release. Review bombing has become a major problem on the site particularly with video games. The company says that its decision was based on “data-driven research and with the input of critics...
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Metacritic locking user reviews until 36 hours after a game's launch

Metacritic locking user reviews until 36 hours after a game's launch

One year ago   |   By Destructoid

Review aggregate site Metacritic has implemented a new ruling that prevents users from leaving review scores for a video game until 36 hours after the title's initial release.
"We recently implemented the waiting period for all user reviews in our games section to ensure our gamers have time to play these games before writing their reviews," Metacritic told fellow Viacom site GameSpot. "This new waiting period for user reviews has been rolled out across Metacritic's Games section and was based on data-driven research and with the input of critics and industry experts."
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