A Spanish gaming website says Square Enix will no longer send them review copies because they allegedly handed out lower than average review scores, including a 7.5/10 for the recently released Final Fantasy 15.
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In a past life, David 'Raygun Brown' Rayfield was a music journalist. Nowadays he writes about video games. In the wake of Dorito Gate, and an inordinate amount of introspection, he takes a look at the differences between games reporting and music journalism. You might be a little surprised at the differences.
The people at the National Academy of Video Game Testers and Reviewers have sent me a survey in an email that was topped with the deceptive subject line "Game Reporter of the Year?"