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Re: Here by Ichabod 01/24/2021, 10:31am PST
Thanks, Jason wrote:

Those aren't "potential" conflicts of interest, those ARE conflicts of interest.

They would be..... yes....

Whatever issues Schreier has, Tom doesn't have a leg to stand on. Giving Metacritic scores to companies you've taken money from is bullshit.

He specifically says he does not do that. You're dinging him for something he doesn't do.

Unless I am wrong and Tom Chick does do mock reviews and then regular reviews. If that's the case I am wrong. I am not attacking you.

He then goes on to review a Tomb Raider game from the same publisher two years later, giving it one star. Any mention of the fact that he's taken money from Square Enix, and that tarnishing the Metacritc average reminds Squenix what happens when they don't pay him? Nope.

You think it's bad that a guy that was dying of cancer that probably had to pay out of pocket for his health insurance and was in debt up to his eyeballs took money for a mock review and then didn't stop writing reviews for games released by that publisher for the rest of his life? Do you think he should permanently stop reviewing Square Enix games because they gave him money once for a different game? Is there a certain percentage of employees that need to remain at Square Enix for you to be satisfied that they are "off limits" to Tom Chick? What if they got sold a few times like Atari? Have you thought this through or do you juts hate Tom Chick?
Jason Schrier at it again with another "What Went Wrong" by Mysterio 01/21/2021, 5:46pm PST
    From the outlet that claimed China hacked microchips in Apple hardware by No Pulitzers for that one 01/21/2021, 11:47pm PST
        Schreier is terrible. by The Grim Sleeper 01/22/2021, 6:04am PST
            Wait 'till game journos finds out about Japanese work culture by Mysterio 01/22/2021, 2:28pm PST
                Falling over yourselves to defend a 6/10 game NT by to own the game journos 01/23/2021, 6:41am PST
                    Re: Falling over yourself to defend a 0/10 journo NT by Jack Bauer 01/23/2021, 9:38am PST
                        The one thing Schrier is good at is cataloguing gaming dumpster fires NT by Don't take it away from him 01/23/2021, 10:35am PST
                            He also confirmed that Tom Chick takes payoffs to NOT ding Metacritic scores NT by Thanks, Jason 01/23/2021, 12:12pm PST
                                Where is that? by Kirahu Nagasawa 01/23/2021, 7:24pm PST
                                    Here by Thanks, Jason 01/24/2021, 2:11am PST
                                        Re: Here by Cantbot 01/24/2021, 2:23am PST
                                            He needs scores to elevate gaming discourse with his brilliant contrarian takes? NT by Thanks, Jason 01/24/2021, 2:31am PST
                                        Re: Here by Ichabod 01/24/2021, 10:31am PST
                                            Re: Here by Thanks, Jason 01/24/2021, 11:50am PST
                                                What you say makes sense. NT by Ichabod 01/24/2021, 2:50pm PST
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