There is no right and wrong answer to reviewing games. Much like there is no right or wrong answer in reviewing movies. It’s all in the perspective of the reviewer and how he or she put it in professional writing. As always, there are professional formats in writing reviews. And thus, we advise that you take a look at these writing formats as well.
But let’s take it from the discussion of various YouTube videos that try to give answers on the question “How to review online or video games?”
1. The Discussion On How To Review Games by Kinda Funny Games
Tim Gettys, Greg Miller, and Colin Moriarty discussed how they review games. And one thing that you should take note of at the start of the discussion is that reviewing games online such as Unblocked Games is constantly changing.
There is what is called a 100 point scaling in gauging a game. This could have been scientific, a technical stuff that gauges games based on numbers to come up with a score. The 20-point scale known as the oration scale was better because it would be like a game is a 7.0 is a 7.5 and then you put these figures into the buckets and argue about why the other is better than the other. Watch the entire video below.
2. How to Review Video Games by Say No To Rage
Say No To Rage talks about in this video about how to review video games and how to spot a bad review of a video game. This video was created in response to Angry Joe’s review of Batman, The Arkham Knight. Angry Joe is among the best reviewers in YouTube, however, he gave a very low review to the said game.
What’s wrong with these reviews? They are basically describing review but not really reviewing it. That’s not a review. It’s more like a summary.
3. Game Reviews by Extra Credits
Extra Credits also talked about how to improve game reviewing. The video was created to answer the questions – How do I get into game reviewing? What are your thoughts on game reviewing today?
So to answer #1 – How to become a game reviewer. The answer is straightforward, review games. Build yourself a blog or a website and see how much traffic you can get for your reviews. Try to find some angle or style that makes you stand out from other reviewers out there.
There you have it, three videos that try to explain how to review games online. Writing a review can be so much fun. You get to do what you are passionate about. Plus you get the chance to earn a little cash from it if you get the right traffic for your reviews. Good luck.