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The Rating System
I resisted giving games absolute ratings for a long time, but gave in in the end. However, it should be remembered that a game is more than the sum of its parts. A game that is seemingly inferior in one or more aspects can sometimes be just as entertaining as a game with a higher rating, if not more so. Still, ratings are sort of fun, and can be some kind of indication about the game's overall quality.
The rating system is quite simple: Games are given simple verbal evaluations on five main areas: general opinion, story, graphics, sound and gameplay. Based on these evaluations, each area is given a rating of no star, half a star or full star. These stars are added up for a total rating of up to 5 stars.
I usually try to beat a game before reviewing it, and I don't beat games I dislike, so in reality ratings tend do be quite high.
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