Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.




709 posts

Ultimate Geek


# 77456 16-Feb-2011 22:25
Send private message



Rather than try to compare smaller publishers to giant ones, we have divided all publishers into two separately ranked groups, based on the number of games they released last year. Our first group consists of major publishers, who each issued 15 or more unique titles in 2010. We have ranked these publishers in order from best overall game quality to worst, using a formula based on four factors:




  1. Average Metascore for all products released in 2010





  2. % of products with good reviews (Metascore of at least 75)





  3. % of products with bad reviews (49 or lower; in this case, a lower % is better)





  4. Number of "great" titles (Metascore of 90 or higher)




Note that the Metascore average (the first factor) counts slightly more than the other factors. (Detailed scoring information appears in a table below the rankings.)

Here is how the major publishers stacked up based on their 2010 releases:


1     Take-Two Interactive    
2     Nintendo    
3     Capcom    
4     Microsoft    
5     Electronic Arts    
6     Activision Blizzard    
7     Sony    
8     Square Enix    
9     Sega    
10     Namco Bandai    
11     THQ    
12     Ubisoft    
13     Konami   

More info here:
http://features.metacritic.com/features/2011/game-publisher-rankings-for-2010-releases/




Worst Response To A Crisis:
From a readers' Q and A column in TV GUIDE: "If we get involved in a nuclear war, would the electromagnetic pulses from exploding bombs damage my videotapes?"



Create new topic
1415 posts

Uber Geek


  # 440549 17-Feb-2011 08:17
Send private message

Lol @ activision




gz ftw


8035 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted

  # 440694 17-Feb-2011 13:17
Send private message

Played or playing most of the top ranked games.

Wish they would hurry up and release Red Dead Redemption and Super Street Fighter IV on PC via Steam.

Might have to buy them on PS3 if they don't come out soon, holding out for the PC versions for the better gfx and control system (mouse > controller 4 lief) and of course Steam > other methods of distribution.

Amusing to think this time next year you might see Duke Nukem Forever on the list heh.

 
 
 
 


860 posts

Ultimate Geek
Inactive user


  # 440710 17-Feb-2011 13:52
Send private message

Bring on Tekken x Street Fighter, done

5 posts

Wannabe Geek


  # 440793 17-Feb-2011 16:19
Send private message

When Valve gets around to releasing Portal2 this year, they will clean up the 'small time' producers category!

1415 posts

Uber Geek


  # 440806 17-Feb-2011 17:12
Send private message

and then there's diablo 3, which will win in whatever year it is released.




gz ftw


Create new topic



Twitter and LinkedIn »



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

Intel introduces cryogenic control chip to enable quantum computers
Posted 10-Dec-2019 21:32


Vodafone 5G service live in four cities
Posted 10-Dec-2019 08:30


Samsung Galaxy Fold now available in New Zealand
Posted 6-Dec-2019 00:01


NZ company oDocs awarded US$ 100,000 Dubai World Expo grant
Posted 5-Dec-2019 16:00


New Zealand Rugby Selects AWS-Powered Analytics for Deeper Game Insights
Posted 5-Dec-2019 11:33


IMAGR and Farro bring checkout-less supermarket shopping to New Zealand
Posted 5-Dec-2019 09:07


Wellington Airport becomes first 5G connected airport in the country
Posted 3-Dec-2019 08:42


MetService secures Al Jazeera as a new weather client
Posted 28-Nov-2019 09:40


NZ a top 10 connected nation with stage one of ultra-fast broadband roll-out completed
Posted 24-Nov-2019 14:15


Microsoft Translator understands te reo Māori
Posted 22-Nov-2019 08:46


Chorus to launch Hyperfibre service
Posted 18-Nov-2019 15:00


Microsoft launches first Experience Center worldwide for Asia Pacific in Singapore
Posted 13-Nov-2019 13:08


Disney+ comes to LG Smart TVs
Posted 13-Nov-2019 12:55


Spark launches new wireless broadband "Unplan Metro"
Posted 11-Nov-2019 08:19


Malwarebytes overhauls flagship product with new UI, faster engine and lighter footprint
Posted 6-Nov-2019 11:48



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.


Support Geekzone »

Our community of supporters help make Geekzone possible. Click the button below to join them.

Support Geezone on PressPatron



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.