Ever since we started publishing reviews here at Joystiq, we’ve striven to deliver the most timely and definitive critiques we can. The word “definitive” is important in this conversation, because things don’t get much more definitive than a review score. The very purpose of a score is to define something entirely nebulous and subjective – fun – as narrowly as possible. The problem is that narrowing down something as broad and fluid as a video game isn’t truly useful, especially in today’s industry.

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