Eufloria HD rating in US

Discussion in 'Indie Business' started by sillytuna, Feb 13, 2012.

  1. sillytuna

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    Hey fellas, I still read this forum but I haven't posted for who knows how long.

    We just released Eufloria HD on iPad and it's going great guns in most places. We're not doing badly in the US (currently #20 and have been around #15 and higher) but got hit with a silly 1 star review nearly straight away which seemed to hurt us.

    The top review is a 4 star slightly critical (and somewhat inaccurate) review but the rest are now fine - feel free to load iTunes, head to the iPad App Store and promote some other reviews to support a fellow indie if you're in the US!!! Go on, do it now!

    However, we don't yet have an overall rating there despite 3 pages of actual reviews and presumably more ratings. Anyone know how many ratings are required?

    (If you've bought the game, please give us a rating!)
     
  2. Applewood

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    You'll need to get used to the hate in user reviews. Ours are mainly five star with an average acroos our range of 4.7 (94%) but we still get the odd one along the lines of:

    "The colours in the menu are shite. one star"
    "I played this game for weeks now (and only paid $0.99 in a sale, ed) but the last update changed the font which is horrible. one star"
    etc.

    And yes, it's amazing how those ones tend to stick on the landing pages.
     
  3. NicolasGB

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    Hi Alex,
    I promoted the 2 french reviews if it's of any help. I don't own an iPad so couldn't rate myself.
     
  4. jcottier

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    The ones I hate the most are the 1 star with a great review. The reviewers have obviously made a mistake when rating (same with 3 stars: the user left it on the default 3 stars but give an amazing review).

    JC
     
  5. Applewood

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    hehe, yes those are most annoying too.
     
  6. Grey Alien

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    By the way I just became totally addicted to the PC version. Great work!!
     

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