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I don't really have a best or worst review site. If you watch any of them closely enough, you will see that they have all done some questionable reviews. That includes nearly everyone's favorite, IGN.

Personally, I go to gamerankings, and I read the highest, lowest, and a middle review. That gives me a very good picture of what the game does well, and what it doesn't do so well.

Now that I think about it though, gaintbomb is a pretty poor review site in my opinion.



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GamePro just sucks.
http://www.gamepro.com/article/reviews/30/lunar-silver-star-story-complete/
I don't even need to comment that.



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I think eurogamer reviews are generally the best written anyway, and i usually trust their's and IGN UK's scores



I just read the summaries on Metacritic and make my opinion from that. I'll occasionnaly read the complete reviews on IGN.



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the worst ones are obviously Nintendo Power, OXM, and PS Magazine

kinda biased

the best is Edge



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the worst ones are obviously Nintendo Power, OXM, and PS Magazine

kinda biased

the best is Edge

I don't know about the others, but Nintendo Power is actually fairly harsh in their reviews.



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Mobile - The Simpson's Tapped Out and Yugioh Duel Links

Favorites: X-Play, GameTrailers, GameSpot, RPGFan, Edge and GameCritics.

I rarely disagree with them, and if they bash a them, they actually back up their views unlike one website who whines about the game throughout the entire review. For Edge, they are the only ones I can trust for PS3 games. They are extremely unbiased when it comes to PS3 games.

Worst: IGN. They overrate a lot of PS3 games, and they bash games without backing up their claims or providing good reasons.



Best two: IGN / OPM

Worst two: Edge / Eurogamer (I hate their rating systems)

Also I am not a fan of metacritic, the rating systems of some sites just completely drags the score down. We should just do-away with numbers and just read what they have to say, instead of giving the game a flashy score.



Edge, Eurogamer, IGN UK and Gametrailers are what I usually go by. I don't pay much attention to the scores, rather I read or watch the review closely and make my mind up based off of that.