Originally Posted by niko
I really disagree. Gamespot trolls for reviews, it will like a game, but give it a 7 to get a response. See Luigi Mansion, where everything in the review was positive but it's a 7. It made no sense. I also recall the review of the last Zelda, which had a bunch of factual errors (blatantly wrong things) about the controls. The reviewer who said he played through the whole game didn't know the controls.
I kind of got that vibe from their review of THE LAST OF US, IGN reviewed it high, reviewed it lower so we get people clicking over to see why.
True. Polygon is even worse.
Both sites with no identity and no real following combined with an unhealthy amount of ambition.