Yesterday we posted an article which rounded-up some reviews for Brink from reputable game critics, now reviews are coming in thick and fast and we are noticing that the game’s review scores seem to keep dropping and dropping.
If you have used the MetaCritic website before you will now that they take review scores from hundreds of sources then average them out to give a release a metascore, well at the time of this post the Xbox 360 version had a metascore of 69/100 (based on 40 reviews), the PS3 version had a metascore of 77/100 (based on 6 reviews) and the PC version had not received enough reviews to calculate its metascore.
Because the Xbox 360 version had received the most reviews it is deemed the most accurate, it seems to be pretty much spot on as 94 users have also scored the game out of 10 and at the time of this post it had a MetaCritic user score of just 6.9/10.
Over the next few days more reviews may come in and change things, however we think that 40 reviews is enough to say that the game is a disappointment, you can see summary from all of the critics here, we feel that Xbox360Achievements sum things up with this statement:
“Billed as a game that will blur the line between single-player, co-op and multiplayer, Brink actually does the opposite and reaffirms the general consensus on Xbox Live that multiplayer is king. Frankly put, unless you’re playing Brink with and against human players, the game is mediocre at best. Get into a game with players that want to co-ordinate as a team against a group of like-minded foes, and Brink will almost certainly satisfy on every level”.
Do you think that a 69/100 score is fair? Let us know whether this is generous / stingy in the comments section below.