Controversy Surrounds IGN’s Exclusive Bioshock Infinite Review

IGNAs if IGN weren’t accused enough of publishing biased reviews, the outlet is underfire by many fans and industry members for its exclusive Bioshock Infinite review.

Earlier today, IGN revealed that their Bioshock Infinite review will be going live this Thursday at 9PM PST/12AM EST. Other outlets will have to wait until the embargo lifts on Monday.

Industry members didn’t have many good things to say:

The exclusive review mixed with IGN’s bad reputation have some fans worried about how the game will really fare upon its release:

No one seems to be happy about the exclusive review but there’s nothing any one can do about it. Alas, iGo Gaming will have a review for you but our copy will not arrive until launch.

What do you think about exclusive reviews? Do you think it takes away from the outlet’s criticism and credibility or do you think it’s just business? Leave your thoughts in the comments section below.