Reviews can inform people if a game is fun and interesting.
Maybe Bethesda just thinks that most reviewers have no idea what they're talking about.
I could understand them. We shouldn't listen to reviews. We should play the game because we want to play it....because it's fun and interesting.
This isn't Netflix, these are 60 dollar purchases that request usually a minimum 10 hours of your time. Not everyone can just impulse buy that sort of investment.
And they're just not sending them EARLY, they're still sending them. And creating Accolades Trailers for when they release a good game like Doom.