If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy.

February 2003 best review month ever

According to this Next-Gen piece, February 2003 was the best ever month for average review scores, and February has seen the highest review scores on average for the past six years.

According to the site:

  • February turns out to have the best average review scores at 70.6%.
  • August is a closer runner-up at 70.2%
  • May through July are rotten, with averages from 65.0% up to 66.2%.
  • December – unsurprisingly – is the absolute worst, with a stinky 64.1%

Nice piece, but there are no graphs, only a coloured chart. Matt Matthews, the guy that puts these stats features together for Next-Gen has clearly peaked, being out-graphed by a Neogaf poster last month, of all things.

New NPD data's due this week, Matt. If we don't get the best graphs ever, we're going to be tagging your analysis as "scrap heap".

About the Author
Patrick Garratt avatar

Patrick Garratt

Contributor

Black Friday Sale: save 25% off a yearly subscription!

Your support helps keep VG247 a kick-ass, no BS destination for discussion of the biggest topics in video games. Join today to unlock:

  • Ad-free browsing
  • Monthly Letter from Editor Tom Orry
  • Commenting Flair
  • Merch Discounts
See more information
Comments
VG247 logo

Buy our t-shirts, yeah

They're far more stylish than your average video game website tat.

Explore our store
VG247 Merch