Was I Wrong? Revisiting Controversial Reviews

Every game critic has That One Review that haunts them - too low, too high, or just plain unpopular in the eyes of the public. It’s enough to make the writer wonder if they really made a mistake or if the rest of the world is just nuts. A gathering of game reviewers past and present revisit That One Review to talk about their processes, what they did to weather the storm of controversy, the fallibility of human beings versus the assumed infallibility of the press, and ultimately how to handle criticism of criticism.


Dan Amrich [Community Developer, Ubisoft], Susan Arendt [Managing Editor, Joystiq], Chris Kohler [Editor, Wired Game|Life]