As the industry evolves, our goal at SelectButton is to offer would-be buyers a critical look on how a game succeeds and/or fails, but most importantly is it worth the price of admission. At the turn of a new generation, we wanted to revisit our review scoring process. While our content that is included in each review has been constant, the method for tying on a score has been altered.
Reading our reviews is the quickest way to get to know the person behind the name on the byline, so we encourage you to not skip to the bottom of the page to look at the score. This is your chance to read the full review and interact with your fellow SelectButton members using the comment system at the bottom of every review.
What do our scores mean?
We have decided to simplify our review score. Previously, we used the entire spectrum from 0-10, meaning every point was used between two numbers. At the time we believed it gave us enough flexibility to provide accurate scores for any released game, but as you can imagine trying to decide upon a 8.2 and a 8.3 is an impossible feat.
Our latest review scoring system uses only whole numbers from 1-10, with no half points. As time passes, our expectations from games must be adjusted.10 – Amazing 9 – Awesome 8 – Great 7 – Good 6 – Not Bad 5 – Mediocre 4 – Poor 3 – Bad 2 – Terrible 1 – Awful