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Do game ratings matter?

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Viewing the game industry as a whole, the game ratings system seems to be the standard for most of the biggest names in game reviews. However even as a lot of sites use them, there isn’t any real uniformity among them. Some sites use a 5 star rating system much like movie reviews, while others opt for a # out of 10 style to better separate the wheat from the chaff. And still others finding neither system quite accurate enough choose to add decimal points into the mix to essentially give you a 1-100 rating system. My question is, what is the difference between 8.4 and 8.7?

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