We rate on a 10 point overall scale that takes into the account all factors including sound, graphics, controls, and replayability. Our scores are considered a weighted average of all scores in each category.
Games receiving scores of in a certain range are given a classification of the following:
10.0 - Perfect
8.5 to 9.5 - Excellent
7.0 to 8.0 - Good
5.0 to 6.5 - Average
3.0 to 4.5 - Poor
0.0 to 2.5 - Abysmal
Games receiving scores of 8.5 and above qualify for an "Editors Choice" award.