Game Writers SIG/Initiatives/Game Reviews
International Game Developers Association
Game Reviews with a focus on the writing
Common advice for learning how to write in any media or genre is to read, read, read. Writing improves with more exposure to quality work by other authors. In games, lots of reviewers complain about the quality of writing, but when it's good it often barely rates a mention. So how are we as game writers supposed to know what we should be studying? By sharing our collective knowledge, of course.
This wiki space is for writing game reviews with a focus on the writing. Anybody can contribute as many reviews as they want. We welcome reviews of AAA titles as well as obscure indies. We know there are examples of great writing out there. Tell us about them!
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Don't agree with a review? Add comments to the "discussion" link on the review pages or write your own review of the same game. Wikis are made for collaborating!
To add a new review, make sure to put it in the form of:
If there is already one of that name, adding your name or alias to the end like so will allow multiple reviews:
Need to know how to write a game review? There are many online resources, and the reviews can be written in many ways since they concentrate on the writing. Having a look at the review list above for examples is the best way to do the content, and have a look at the Example Game for a method of styling reviews, which you could copy initially.