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With review bombing becoming one of the most popular forms of protest - even in unusual circumstances - developers and marketplaces are looking for solutions to keep user-generated reviews helpful.

With Metro Exodus making an about-face on Steam over the last week, users responded by tanking the publicly viewable rating for Metro: Last Light and Metro 2033. It's one of the most accessible tools for gamers who have bought a product to make their voice heard. So as the Epic Games Store gains more traction and exclusives, it's worth remembering that some games on the Epic Games Store won't have any user reviews at all.

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Late last week, Nintendo began allowing users to post reviews on the Switch's eShop for certain games, with ratings and comments also appearing under each game's listing on the Nintendo website. This morning, Nintendo suddenly pulled the feature, and it's not clear why.