Backhanded Box Quotes: ‘Metacritic Reviews Are Often Avenues For Trolling’

Backhanded Box Quotes: ‘Metacritic Reviews Are Often Avenues For Trolling’

Welcome to “Backhanded Box Quotes,” a collection of super pissed-off user reviews from people just like you! Whoa, whoa, don’t take that personally.

This week’s scan of proportionate reactions to entertainment products includes condemnation for something almost universally acclaimed and a scalding appraisal of a football video game from EA Sports that is not named Madden.

UEFA Euro 2012

Released: April 24

Critic: Frazzi (Metacritic). • “Lets also ignore the fact that Metacritic user reviews are often avenues for trolling.”“Be smarter than me and not waste your money on this absolutely cynical release from EA.” Score: 3

Critic: uk_friday (Metacritic). • “EA clearly have committed suicide with this product and heads should roll.”“Players disappear from your squad during the tournament and new players arrive … Did they miss the plane? Did they just go home and sulk?” Score: 1

Prototype 2

Released: April 24

Critic: Prototype 2 (Metacritic). • “As I learned from Mass Effect 3‘s review, the ending is everything, have you seen this game’s ending? the ending was terrible!!!”“It all builds up to a Final Epic Battle of simple quick-time events” Score: 1


Released: April 20

Critic: eastrazor (Metacritic). • “**** **** **** ! Boring”“**** for kids !”“I fought that it will be funn or even hard but this is game for not too smart kids.” Score: 0


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