A few months ago I downloaded every score from Metacritic and made some graphs. And then I made some more. And then more.
This is an abridged collection of the first three volumes of what I call the MetaCritique Graphs.
Unfortunately I can't include the full interactive graphs here on my Gamasutra blog so this post is full of links to the original three articles on SplitScreen. It's worth checking out the interactive versions which you can tinker and play with and laugh and learn to love.
So gather round and lookit at these here pretty graphs!
Vol. 1 also includes interactive searching of:
Vol. 2 includes fully zoomable word clouds of:
Vol. 3 also includes interactive hovertips:
So, yeah... that happened.