But, they're also taking into consideration user scores/setting their own metrics for what constitutes 'great games.' Of course that metric is the one that gives the Wii U the most points.

Regardless, even though Metacritic isn't always the most accurate measure of how good a game is—numbers fall short when it comes to discussing the qualities of a game, which is why we don't use them—and even though Metacritic can be a negative force in the industry, it's interesting to look at this data, no? If nothing else, it's a good reminder of just how heavily this year leaned on remasters and remakes.