They should negotiate a better contract next time. To be honest Metacritic bonuses are a bit of an industry standard and they're absolutely retarded. Metacritic really isn't even a decent gauge of game quality, it's more of a gauge of how well your PR did its job, so if anyone should get Metacritic bonuses, it's Pete Hines. Sales bonuses? Sure. Metacritic bonuses? They need to get rid of that shit.