I wouldn’t say less detail. Less emphasis is more accurate. Older styles definitely exaggerate everything a lot more with heavier shading, thicker lines, and stronger highlights. Newer styles favour thinner lines, softer shading, simpler highlights, and are just generally smoother and softer looking. Read more
I don’t know where you’re buying chicken, but $6.67/lb is waaaay above the national average. The Fri. Jan 17, 2020 USDA National Retail Report - Chicken lists the most recent weighted average as $2.70/lb.
Someone expressing their opinion on a game in editorial format isn’t automatically a review, formal or otherwise.
In the review they mention that even the kids at the screening seemed bored and disinterested. Might be a fluke, but if not, then it’s possible not even the target audience might enjoy this.