Broken review links can affect Critic Review Scores.
As some reviews age, some sites can go out of business or just shut down. However there doesn't appear to be an automatic way the database removes or reports broken links or updates scores as they go away. Additionally, some of these will push scores averages down if they continue to inaccurately are placed as Review Scores, yet hold broken links.
- 404 Review Links (Gaming Trend)
Fatal Frame II: Crimson Butterfly
- Inaccurate count of 3 reviews on Game Page, but 2 reviews listed on Critic Reviews breakdown page.
Disgaea 2 Dark Hero Days
- Worth Playing: Review scores 8/10, but is listed as an Unscored Review
- 404 Links for Gaming Trends, Digital Chumps.
Jak & Daxter Collection
- 4 active links rate at 85-75, but 2 broken links rate 70-66. (GameZone/Digital Chumps)