Gamasutra: The Art & Business of Making Gamesspacer
View All     RSS
September 1, 2015
arrowPress Releases
September 1, 2015
PR Newswire
View All






If you enjoy reading this site, you might also want to check out these UBM Tech sites:


Amazon adds Metacritic to video game purchase pages
Amazon adds Metacritic to video game purchase pages
April 1, 2014 | By Christian Nutt




Newsbrief: The popular review-of-reviews site Metacritic has becomes an even more ubiquitous yardstick for the industry as online retailer Amazon incorporates its scoring into the purchase pages for video games.

In the game's summary, next to its customer review score, its aggregate critical Metacritic score is also now listed. If you click on the icon to the right of the listing, a popup shows the critical and user review scores from Metacritic, with links to the appropriate pages on that site -- as shown above.

It's one more feather in Metacritic's cap, on its journey to becoming the yardstick the industry measures by; however, developers aren't always happy with the site.


Related Jobs

Zindagi Games
Zindagi Games — Camarillo, California, United States
[09.01.15]

Software Engineer
Mi'pu'mi Games GmbH
Mi'pu'mi Games GmbH — Vienna, Austria
[09.01.15]

Game Engine Software Engineer
Nordeus
Nordeus — Belgrade, Serbia
[09.01.15]

Senior 3D Artist
Nonstop Games
Nonstop Games — Singapore, Singapore
[09.01.15]

Technical Artist









Loading Comments

loader image