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> Good, a very good game! I gave 1 star so that my comment gets seen.

++ very positive

> The game is an example of how a good game should be! Don't bother that I gave 1 star, it's because I want my comment gets seen.

++ very positive

> Super! I gave 1 star so that my comment is shown first but I actually liked the game.

0 neutral

> I hadn't gave 1 star just because I want my comment gets shown on top, I actually think that the game is aweful aqws.w.wew..ws

- negative




Maybe star ratings should be removed in favor of text reviews with "ratings" based exclusively on sentiment analysis. Has machine learning reached a state where that's practical? If not, will anyone hazard a guess on when it will?


Just offer both, and weigh them behind the scenes however you feel like.




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