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This week's big release, Aliens: Colonial Marines, is doing terrible almost across the board when it comes to review scores. In response, I've seen plenty of gamers on Twitter mention that they've cancelled their pre-orders or that they're returning their copies before they even open them. What about you? Does any particular score or an assortment of scores affect your purchasing decisions?
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Usually not, but if a game is universally panned..then it does.
Well if I really want to play the game, I'll still get it just to see for myself.
i can look past low review scores but i look into them more before i get them.
Sometimes, if I've been on the fence. I was planning on buying Colonial Marines when the Wii U version came out, but now I'm almost at a no. Maybe that version will be better.
If I see a game in action, that usually determines my response.
If it gets mixed-to-negative reviews like Duke Nukem Forever, I'll rent it from Gamefly, if it's panned I might see if someone I know has it and borrow it.
Yes. Mostly for games I have only moderate interest in. AAA games that are part of a series I like I will still usually get. 7 is usually the acceptance limit for me though.