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Topic started: Fri, 26 Aug 2011 23:30
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you suck
Anonymous
Fri, 26 Aug 2011 23:30
another 'brilliant' review from spong. guys, you can't write. that's why no one visits here apart from to see how bad your next article is.
lol ,-Boo...
Anonymous
Sat, 27 Aug 2011 09:32
Bad. Very. L2write articles.
Franz
Anonymous
Sat, 27 Aug 2011 23:38
What a s**tty article. Nothing interesting here. Did you ever play a video game before this one ?
Tim Smith
Joined 6 Nov 2006
1791 comments
Tue, 30 Aug 2011 08:12
Hi there,

I'd welcome any constructive comments on why you all feel that this review wasn't up to your standards.

You can either comment here or email me directly at tim@spong.com with your considered thoughts on how, as readers, you think that we can improve.

That's it. No snark. No defensiveness; simply tell us what has upset you so much and we'll see what we can do.

Cheers

Tim
Editorial Director - SPOnG.com
'Blame Me - tim@spong.com'
Rod Todd
Joined 24 Jan 2004
1149 comments
Tue, 30 Aug 2011 15:23
@you_suck It would be remiss of SPOnG to take writing criticism from a guy who cannot even capitalise correctly.
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config
Joined 3 Sep 1999
2087 comments
Tue, 30 Aug 2011 17:20
@you_suck / @lol, -Boo / @Franz In isolation I suppose this article might look a bit lacking, which suggests you didn't bother read other other, very in-depth previews the author produced (and linked to, clearly stating he wasn't going to repeat himself). Did you really want to read stuff you've already read? Or was it that the 93% score wasn't high enough?
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Darshiva
Anonymous
Thu, 1 Sep 2011 23:12
The article smells like u where sponsored to write this. No offence.
Tim Smith
Joined 6 Nov 2006
1791 comments
Fri, 2 Sep 2011 11:52
Darshiva wrote:
The article smells like u where sponsored to write this. No offence.


But I do take offence. I seriously do.

It is getting to the point where it seems to me that people seriously think:

1) Enthusing over something good = being paid off.
2) Slamming something rubbish = being paid off by a competing publisher.

We are NEVER 'sponsored' in editorial.

If we were, we would state: Advertorial in the header and we would not award a review score nor call it criticism, review or preview.

If we took paid copy, a publisher would have to pay us way over advertising rates for such Advertorial. Also, it would be clearly marked as such for the reader.

It's a simple equation you see: if readers don't trust you, they won't read, they will go away.

No offence.

Tim
Editorial Director - SPOnG.com
'Blame Me - tim@spong.com'
jackmikeMon
Anonymous
Tue, 6 Sep 2011 00:10
Hey its an awesome review of an awesome game, dont care what anybody says.

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