Steam Tries to Stop Haters Review-Bombing Games


Valve is attempting to make Steam’s user reviews of games more useful. It’s doing this by trying to lessen the effect review-bombing has on certain titles. And it’s hoping to achieve this by adding a histogram showing the ratio of positive and negative reviews over the life of the game. User reviews can be an extremely useful tool when deciding on a purchase, especially on Amazon. Unfortunately, user reviews are open to all kinds of abuse, including review-bombing. This, for the uninitiated, is when multiple people leave negative reviews to skew the score over something other than the quality of…

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