Over the past few years, review-bombing has become a common practice. We’ve seen it happen to games like Pokémon: Let’s Go and Astral Chain, and most recently AI: The Somnium Files was on the receiving end. It resulted in Kotaro “Zero Escape” Uchikoshi and his assistant director Okada Akika asking fans to help restore order.
In the end, a disgruntled individual known as Krvavi Abadas took responsibility and revealed how they single-handedly review-bombed the game to “deliberately demonstrate” the broken state of Metacritic user reviews. Although, there was another motive – the massive crush they had on Iris ‘A-set’ Sagan (above), one of the game’s main female characters.
Now, in a turn of events, AI: The Sodmnium Files – at the time of writing, and as pointed by Twitter user FloPerfecto – has become the highest user-rated Switch game on Metacritic of all-time. It’s got a current user score of 9.0 and sits a point above Astral Chain and Super Mario Odyssey. Before plummeting to 1.9, the game was sitting at 8.2. Now it’s even better off than it originally was!
You can get the full rundown about why exactly the game was reviewed-bombed in our original story.