Most developers would be delighted to hear that the lowest score their latest game has garnered is an 8 out of 10, but apparently not Epic's Cliff Blezinski. Speaking to VG247, Blezinski railed against the outlets that gave Gears of War 3 an appalling score of "8," referring to them as "haters." Haters is a pretty strong term to use to describe a score of 8, but Blezinski feels like the third game in the series is the best yet. Fair enough.
"Doing great, apart from a couple of haters," Cliffy told VG247, referring to the review scores coming in. When asked about who he considered haters he pointed out Eurogamer's review.
"You know, I didn’t quite gather it. I don’t want to come across as defensive," he said. "How do I phrase this properly? When people rated Gear 2 higher than Gears 3, it kind of upset me because I know Gears 3 is a better game on every level."
Is Blezinski being overly defensive and unreasonable or is he right? Argue about it in the comments, I guess. Personally if the lowest score my game was getting was an 8, I’d be pleased...