Gameplanet's Scores

  • Games
For 1,140 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 52% higher than the average critic
  • 6% same as the average critic
  • 42% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 2 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 75
Highest review score: 100 Pillars of Eternity
Lowest review score: 20 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1
Score distribution:
1142 game reviews
    • 80 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    Buzz gets a few enhancements and new features for the PS3 version, but it’s the same game we’ve come to love and still the best quiz game around.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    For fans of puzzling games, Limbo can certainly help you with that head-scratching itch. However, for those with only a passing interest in the genre, Limbo's difficulty curve, its lack of gameplay direction and its depressed setting could prove a barrier to enjoyment.
    • 58 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    The first of two scheduled DLC packs for Assassin's Creed II, we can't help but think the content within should have made an appearance on disk when the game was released.
    • 62 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    The Old City is rich in evocative sets, but it's too eager to impress with its cleverness.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    A faithful game conversion of the popular animated TV show, The Brave and the Bold casts a familiar hero in a series of madcap adventures with friends and foe alike. It's not perfect, but it sure is fun.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    FIFA Manager 09 contains every detail a micro-management nut could possibly want, and probably a few they won't. For the mainstream football game enthusiast this will probably be a snore-fest, but the true management fan will be more than satisfied with the depth on offer.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    Dead Island caters to a variety of play styles. Those after a quick, tense singleplayer campaign can race through it, or alternatively players can take their time and explore the expansive island of Banoi. Either way, the zombie horde will occasionally prove overwhelming and the game includes more than a few frights, but the best way to play the game is co-op with friends.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    The combat system isn't the best, but it's not really trying to be, and everything is implemented in a way that fits the storyline and character development. It's a rare game that makes players care not just about a character, but about the relationship between the characters, and Majin and the Forsaken Kingdom has achieved just that.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    A decent, fun game, but the excitement is much too short-lived.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    The campaign is really where the bulk of the entertainment is to be had, despite the astonishing omission of any kind of co-operative play. It's just a shame the writers felt as if they needed to try to impress the audience with such B-grade subject matter.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    The strain of realism that should run through this title is simply too weak to provide a point of leverage, and whilst the game is certainly admirable in many respects, it simply doesn't offer the kind of experience once associated with the franchise.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    Singularity cherry-picks the best concepts from a wide range of FPS titles and stitches them together in a credible, and ultimately successful way.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    Fat Princess is hugely entertaining, however communication problems may prevent the game from retaining a large fanbase.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    Forza Motorsport 5 is a great game hindered by a lack of content – the offering of cars and tracks here is simply too skimpy. The Drivatar system impresses though, and is a rare game feature worthy of its own silly portmanteau.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    Treyarch has hit back at detractors with a comprehensive take on the Call of Duty mantra.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    When the wondrous becomes the familiar and we begin to peek behind the warped Victorian-Gothic façade, we discover an action platformer that lacks strong differentiation.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    This game is not a step forward for Ubisoft or the Prince of Persia series and anyone expecting new and groundbreaking experiences need not bother.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    Another year, another Rock Band release. Following on from the success that was The Beatles: Rock Band, it's back to basics for this Green Day homage.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    For those looking for the complete reinvention of the wheel will have to wait a bit longer. But Mario Party 9 has had enough tweaked in it to breathe some much-needed life back into the series.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Driveclub is incredibly well put together but slightly bland, and is hampered by a lack of distinct personality.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    The Division is a great shooter that's primarily let down by glitches, drabness, repetition, and a thoroughly underwhelming first raid.
    • 67 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Web of Shadows is an improvement over previous Spider-Man titles, but still lacks the punch we expect from such a popular movie-based intellectual property. A poorly told story coupled with mediocre and often repetitive action sequences have thwarted this titles chances of blockbuster glory this Christmas.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    For those gamers who are all about the action, who care only about how many times the lead character can swear, and only want to smash everything in sight there is still a decent experience to be had. Certainly, if playing simply to relieve some stress, there's plenty of relief in gallivanting around a virtual world shredding enemies with giant knives.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    It's a charming little create-a-platformer that will endear itself to you even if – like the real article – it never truly takes flight.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    If you're a dedicated NBA fan then there might just be enough here to keep you occupied. If not, there are better alternatives on the market.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Whether you have an hour to sit around and knock off 30 levels or just a few minutes between trains, Ivy will feel like a worthwhile purchase.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    An open-world survivalist horror with deep strategy elements, State of Decay puts the player's zombie apocalypse scenarios to the test in such a thoughtful, complex way that it's almost possible to ignore the awful central narrative and numerous technical issues. It's a rough game, but one worth exploring.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Don Bradman Cricket 14 is one of the best cricket games to come along in a long while. A solid title, it'll keep the hardcore happy, but it might prove too complicated for the casual player.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Yes, there are moments of brilliance here - Archery, Bocce and Gladator Duel do absolutely demonstrate that the technology is sound - it's just presented in such a bland manner that you could be forgiven for thinking Move was only ever designed to be a curious peripheral targeted at the EyeToy market, and it wasn't until Microsoft's arm-flapping last year that they decided to take it mainstream.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    For new players, H.A.W.X. 2 offers the ability to jump right in and take the fight to the skies, but if you've never been a fan of this genre before, H.A.W.X 2 won't do enough to change your opinion.