Why did the review score system change?


As times have changed, we felt that we no longer needed to be so granular with our review scores. With the old system, we had 20 different possible scores but only 10 score definitions, which led to some confusion. If an 8 is "great" and a 9 is "superb," what purpose does an 8.5 serve? To address this, we've decided to simplify and remove half-points all together.

You can get more info on thisĀ here.



Related Article: Were GameSpot's old reviews converted to the new point scale? What about my old reviews?
Related Article: How do I change my username on GameSpot?
Related Article: How do I change my password or email address?