All right, I see constant threads on how someone's review is right, its wrong, its scandalous, they are good, they are bad, people are shocked, people are upset and so on. I cant figure out why all of you care at all, let alone why you guys get upset or praise someone simply for giving their opinion?
A video game reviewer is the equivalent or some stranger on the street running up to you and saying "I didn't like batman arkahm origins and I thought it sucked" then running off never to be seen again. Do you pay attention to that random person and reflect on what they said? I bet you wouldn't. Yet you have big arguments and big discussions on what some random stranger on the internet says on a game site.
A review is just an opinion, that's it. There isn't a need or reason to get so wrapped up in what one person in the whole world thinks. Millions of people think dancing with the stars is great television, millions think time cruise is an amazing actor, millions think Michael is the best director, millions think mcdonalds has great food, millions think the black eyed peas are amazing musicians, millions of people think that halo is the best game ever but I don't agree with any of them, so why would I care what one person out of billions thinks?
One persons opinion also does not mean I cant like something. Since I don't care what others think I play what I want and I enjoy what I like. Just because someone else doesn't like the exact same things I do doesn't make the game any less good to me. How does someone else's opinion affect your personal life at all? How does what they think matter to you?
And lets not forget, game reviewers are getting paid by game companies to review their games, so why exactly would you even trust them to begin with? Game magazines and websites survive based on advertisements, customer subscriptions do not keep their doors open. Its all about advertising dollars. And what they are game websites and magazines advertisements about? Games. They make their money from the very people who pay their salary, so how can you believe what they say anyway? When GTA5 came out and they were throwing around millions in advertising dollars who do you think would do anything to jeopardize getting some of that? No one.
So who cares what reviewers think. They are just random strangers who get paid by game companies to review games, and their reviews do not mean you can or cant like the game.