H3 review embargo


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Binky
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So when's the embargo lifted on reviews then?
#1 at 17:38:10 - 21/09/2007
Retroid
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I'd love to know because I'm sure this is going to be 'good' but personally, well, I'm just wanting to see the fireworks over the scores :)
#2 at 17:51:15 - 21/09/2007
quedex
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This will review just like every other Halo game - everyone will give it full marks apart from a few "trying to be trendy" or "resistant to hype" sites that will give it an 8 just out of principle.

And it wouldn't matter if everyone scored it 10% or 120%, you'd still have lots of people complaining about how they got it wrong. It's just one of those games.
#3 at 17:57:03 - 21/09/2007
[maven]
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Somewhen on Sunday is what I read on ArsTechnica...
#4 at 18:28:58 - 21/09/2007
Khanivor
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Be funny if the embargo was the same day it hit the shops.

Teh interetz would keel over uder the combined strain of 2 million people hitting Live at once and 200 million people whining about review scores.
#5 at 20:31:27 - 21/09/2007
nekotcha
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I remember the first review I read of Halo 2 - in the official XBox magazine. Obviously they claimed it was better than the second coming, sadly at the time I was actually prepared to believe them.

I agree with quedex really - there's so much hype and anticipation that it's impossible that anyone could review it and judge it purely on it's merits as a game. For most reviewers the score was already decided before they even got the chance to play it.

Personally I'm not that fussed about seeing reviews either. We all know what to expect, and really, we all know whether we're going to like it or not too.
#6 at 20:42:49 - 21/09/2007
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[maven] said:Somewhen on Sunday is what I read on ArsTechnica...


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#7 at 21:36:36 - 21/09/2007
smoothpete
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Shall I shut up until you've all played it?

(I don't want to come across as a smug twat by the way...)
#8 at 21:41:54 - 21/09/2007
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smug twat said:
Shall I shut up until you've all played it?

;p
#9 at 23:58:06 - 21/09/2007
ilmaestro
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I think this would be a good thread for any discussion of any reviews, too. If we can keep the bigger Halo 3 thread free of anything except maybe scores, that would be great.
#10 at 01:27:08 - 22/09/2007

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