What's the best review you've read today?

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#1 Posted by bbot23 (23 posts) -

As of now, metacritic has 49 reviews of Skyrim. I read the reviews from Giantbomb and 1UP, both really good, but I was wondering if anyone read any others that they liked? I don't normally read reviews so I don't know who is respected in the industry or who gives the most brutally honest reviews, but I need my dose of Skyrim blocks of text!

Any recommended reads?

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#2 Posted by jozzy (2053 posts) -

Damnit, 49 reviews and all 90 or higher. This is aparently not a divisive game.

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#3 Edited by BonOrbitz (2475 posts) -

I'm waiting until after I play the game tomorrow night before I read reviews or watch release coverage of any kind. It's so fucking hard! But, I am paying attention to the scores given.

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#4 Posted by Sanity (2149 posts) -

Crazy, up to 52 reviews and a 96 average. One things for sure, Skyrim has a lot of GOTY awards coming its way.

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#5 Posted by Ravenlight (8057 posts) -

@jozzy said:

Damnit, 49 reviews and all 90 or higher. This is aparently not a divisive game.

So the Destructoid review isn't up yet?

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#6 Posted by phrosnite (3519 posts) -

None of them?

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#7 Posted by PeasantAbuse (5098 posts) -
@Ravenlight said:

@jozzy said:

Damnit, 49 reviews and all 90 or higher. This is aparently not a divisive game.

So the Destructoid review isn't up yet?

They gave it a ten.
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#8 Posted by eroticfishcake (7857 posts) -

RockPaperShotgun wrote a Wot I Think (which is a review really sans a numbered score). So far it's pretty damn good and it's so big he's reviewing it in separate WITs.

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#9 Posted by Sanity (2149 posts) -

@PeasantAbuse said:

@Ravenlight said:

@jozzy said:

Damnit, 49 reviews and all 90 or higher. This is aparently not a divisive game.

So the Destructoid review isn't up yet?

They gave it a ten.

Jim Sterling no less.

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#10 Posted by Fattony12000 (8271 posts) -
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#11 Edited by falling_fast (2905 posts) -

I usually like rockpapershotgun's written reviews best, and that holds true in this case.

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#12 Posted by DaemonBlack (354 posts) -

Brad's was really well done I thought.

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#13 Posted by Animasta (14903 posts) -

@damnable_fiend said:

I usually like rockpapershotgun's written reviews best, and that holds true in this case.

yup, RPS is always the best, even if you aren't a PC player.

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#14 Posted by BonOrbitz (2475 posts) -

So who's going to write that one review that has to hate on the game just because everyone else likes it? There's always some cynic out there...

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#15 Posted by leftie68 (227 posts) -

So unfair! With time for only one massive game this holiday season I was hoping for a Skyrim let down so I could journey to Hyrule "wondering-free" this November and December. Now it looks like I have a big decision to make...Skyrim or Skyward Sword. Damn you 2011!!!!

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#16 Posted by metalmoog (971 posts) -

Yeah but is it as good or deserving of GOTY as Dark Souls? That my friends is the question.

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#17 Posted by BonOrbitz (2475 posts) -

@leftie68 said:

So unfair! With time for only one massive game this holiday season I was hoping for a Skyrim let down so I could journey to Hyrule "wondering-free" this November and December. Now it looks like I have a big decision to make...Skyrim or Skyward Sword. Damn you 2011!!!!

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#18 Posted by MikkaQ (10296 posts) -

@dudy80 said:

@PeasantAbuse said:

@Ravenlight said:

@jozzy said:

Damnit, 49 reviews and all 90 or higher. This is aparently not a divisive game.

So the Destructoid review isn't up yet?

They gave it a ten.

Jim Sterling no less.

Then he must be trolling. Surely Skyrim is terrible.

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#19 Posted by TheDudeOfGaming (6117 posts) -

@dudy80 said:

Crazy, up to 52 reviews and a 96 average. One things for sure, Skyrim has a lot of GOTY awards coming its way.

Are you surprised?

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#20 Edited by Sanity (2149 posts) -

@TheDudeOfGaming said:

@dudy80 said:

Crazy, up to 52 reviews and a 96 average. One things for sure, Skyrim has a lot of GOTY awards coming its way.

Are you surprised?

At a 96? A bit, i knew the game would be good but i guess i was hesitant as to not let my self be let down. After playing for a few hours i love it.

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