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A Game of Reviews

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Submitted by: David Luce

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People write game reviews for a living - now it's your turn! Write a review of a game, any game - it can be a Triple-A title or something that you played once and never again just because it was so bad. The challenge comes with other requirements:



1) There are four categories that you should focus on (there can be others of your own design, these are the core): Gameplay, Plot, Music, and Graphics.
2) Judge each of these individually on a scale of one to ten, ten being amazing, and justify in-depth why you gave each score.
3) This is extremely subjective, so the game you review MUST be one you have played. 



To commenters: If someone doesn't like your favorite game, please don't flame the reviewer. This is supposed to be for academics, and meant as an analysis of what the writer thinks broke or made the game for them.

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