Top 10 Reasons to Hate IGN

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The Top Ten

1 They review video games based more on corporate bias, innovation factor and how pretty/unique the graphics look than how much substance there is to the actual game, even going as far as to nearly give Halo 4: Modern Warfare a 10/10
2 They were basically the inspiration for how Gligar13vids from YouTube reviews games
3 They rely on childish tactics like hot-girl exploitation and stupidly obvious April Fool's jokes to get themselves attention
4 They completely kicked Nickelodeon's legendary Rocko's Modern Life off of their list of Top 100 Animated Series Of All Time but left Spongebob and Ren & Stimpy on it, both at ludicrously high rankings
5 They said that Sonic The Hedgehog was literally NEVER good
6 They are really just a bunch of stereotypical 12-year-old Call Of Duty/Nintendo fanboys masquerading as professional game critics
7 They really don't know how to say anything but exactly what companies want to hear
8 Their very clearly money-bribed 10/10 review of Undertale is actually a huge part of the reason why the game's absolutely toxic hatedom exists
9 The stupid "too much water" meme from their OmegaRuby review
10 They called Um Jammer Lammy's storyline "bland"

The Contenders

11 They actually make the Game Theorists look intelligent by comparison
12 Much like game informer, they also have a ridiculous personal vendetta against modern sonic

It's Fine If You Don't Like Sonic, But IGN Is Going Too Far - JPK

13 Every single game they review that has an online mode has to have voice chat or else they will knock points off
14 Their entire website is chock-full of trolls and idiots
15 They shaved points off of the Metroid Prime Trilogy bundle on Wii for all of its games being old ones
16 They don't even know how to construct a proper review; if anything, all they really know is how to blatantly advertise
17 Nearly every amateur game critic on YouTube, regardless of popularity, is leagues better than they are
18 People are actually becoming naive enough to take them seriously now
19 They don't seem to understand how good a game actually needs to be in order to earn the types of scores they give to popular FPS and Nintendo games
20 All they care about is money
21 They don't understand the concept of humor; at least, definitely not beyond a roughly middle or high school level at best
22 Most commercialized game critics at least get better over time; ign, on the other hand, just keeps getting worse
23 They should have ditched the number-scoring system and switched to letter grades a long time ago
24 They may try to hide it, but they clearly enjoy the generic slog that most games (especially shooters) have turned into way too much
25 "If you didn't play Parappa The Rapper to death and love every minute of it, you might as well skip out on Um Jammer Lammy"
26 They are Super Smash Bros. Brawl fanboys to a massive degree
27 They constantly, relentlessly insult Kirby games for being too easy
28 They are their own worst enemies and irritatingly proud of it
29 One of the talents listed on their resumes was likely the ability to shave points off of games for impossibly stupid reasons in reviews
30 They overshadowed 1UP (formerly EGM), which was easily at least five times better
31 Having actually positive unpopular opinions about things is simply not something they know how to do
32 They hire inexperienced women with no idea what they're doing for reviews just because they're hot
33 They often overrate Nintendo, fighting and shooting games more than most of said types of games' non-professional fans do
34 They never learn from their mistakes the way that most other considerably less famous critics do
35 Their website is filled with annoying ads, as if their reviews weren't already irritatingly commercialized enough as is
36 They think they're so special just because they're a bunch of 12-year-old shooter fanboys that don't hate Nintendo
37 Many of their user reviews are actually considerably more accurate than the official ones
38 The only thing that they've ever really been good for is digging up random screenshots and footage of games
39 They unironically ranked portal 2 as the fifth best game of all time, above both of the half-life games, no less
40 They're a gigantic part of the reason why people only pay attention to the often ridiculously overrated "mainstream" games
41 They hugely embody the infamous stereotype of people thinking that basically anything made by Nintendo or naughty dog is automatically pure gold
42 They completely overrate the living hell out of indie games like it's no one else's business
43 They gave My Little Pony: The Movie a 3.5/10

I Feel They Gave That Score Because Of The Fanbase
Stupid Reason - JPK

44 The comments are rude
45 You can’t watch any of their reviews on YouTube without unskippable, 30-second advertisements
46 They agree to be paid by companies like Activision and ea to give their games high scores despite the fact that they are shameless cashgrabs
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1. They review video games based more on corporate bias, innovation factor and how pretty/unique the graphics look than how much substance there is to the actual game, even going as far as to nearly give Halo 4: Modern Warfare a 10/10
2. They were basically the inspiration for how Gligar13vids from YouTube reviews games
3. They rely on childish tactics like hot-girl exploitation and stupidly obvious April Fool's jokes to get themselves attention
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