Games Master UK's Scores

  • Games
For 3,039 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 63% higher than the average critic
  • 5% same as the average critic
  • 32% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 0.4 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 73
Highest review score: 99 Grand Theft Auto V
Lowest review score: 3 Blood Beach
Score distribution:
3,039 game reviews
    • 97 Metascore
    • 99 Critic Score
    No game can match its mix of scale, direction and quality - and we don't know when one might. [Dec 2013, p.52]
    • 98 Metascore
    • 98 Critic Score
    There's love poured into every second of it, and the result's a game that's easily worthy of all the hype... Simply awesome. [June 2008, p.62]
    • 97 Metascore
    • 98 Critic Score
    Nintendo has, incredibly, made a gaming giant even grander. One of the all-time greats. [July 2010, p.84]
    • 96 Metascore
    • 98 Critic Score
    Staggering detail collides with unprecedented scale. The game doesn't stop giving. Essential. [Jan 2012, p.57]
    • 97 Metascore
    • 97 Critic Score
    A Mario classic - it's rare to find a game so consistently brilliant. A wondrous journey. [Christmas 2007, p.44]
    • 94 Metascore
    • 97 Critic Score
    Despite its flaws it's a largely successful of marriage and plot and play, a towering achievement and one of the finest action games ever made. [July 2008, p.60]
    • 77 Metascore
    • 97 Critic Score
    If you haven't got an iPhone Sims game, get this one. [July 2010, p.96]
    • 83 Metascore
    • 97 Critic Score
    A must for pool nuts. [July 2010, p.96]
    • 94 Metascore
    • 97 Critic Score
    Brave, brutal, brilliant - the gold standard by which all future videogames should be judged. [Dec 2011, p.67]
    • 87 Metascore
    • 97 Critic Score
    The new benchmark for shooters across all platforms. [Christmas 2012, p.68]
    • 95 Metascore
    • 96 Critic Score
    A massive and engaging adventure that uses the Wii controller superbly. Amazing. [Christmas 2006, p.52]
    • 95 Metascore
    • 96 Critic Score
    An amazing achievement and every bit as intuitive and addictive as we'd hoped. [Dec 2008, p.62]
    • 92 Metascore
    • 96 Critic Score
    Arkham Asylum is a game with the power to utterly captivate you and can stand proudly alongside modern classics such as "Resident Evil 4", "Gears of War," and "BioShock"...Simply put, Batman: Arkham Asylum is a masterpiece. [Sept 2009, p.66]
    • 95 Metascore
    • 96 Critic Score
    Immersive environments, intense action and one of the most powerful stories ever told. [July 2010, p.73]
    • 91 Metascore
    • 96 Critic Score
    The finest fighting game ever made. [June 2010, p.80]
    • 95 Metascore
    • 96 Critic Score
    Made of gimmicks but not gimmicky, funny but never throwaway, challenging but never irritating. It's magic. [June 2011, p.68]
    • 93 Metascore
    • 96 Critic Score
    A daring break from the norm for Zelda, but a spectacular, boundary-smashing success. [Christmas 2011, p.76]
    • 90 Metascore
    • 96 Critic Score
    Astounding in its scale, Dark Souls II is a landmark slice of gaming brilliance to savour. [May 2014, p.55]
    • 93 Metascore
    • 95 Critic Score
    Simply stunning... It's touching and near impossible to resist. Your heart will melt, your eyes will do little wheelies and your brain will send you yummy jolts of happiness as thanks. [JPN Import; July 2006, p.78] A compelling, beautiful game that's one of the most enjoyble adventures in years. [Feb 2007, p.70]
    • 94 Metascore
    • 95 Critic Score
    A superb package that manages to add to the incredible "Snake Eater" experience. [Dec 2006, p.90]
    • 93 Metascore
    • 95 Critic Score
    Critics might wonder that if GoW2 turned out this good, imagine what it would have been like on PS3...yet in resisting the lure of all that next-gen horsepower Sony Santa Monica have instead crafted a sequel that somehow - amazingly - coaxes out every last drop of PS2 juice to create a fitting testament to the system. Astonishing. [Apr 2007, p.78]
    • 85 Metascore
    • 95 Critic Score
    Like a huge toybox full of rotting flesh and ridiculous attention to detail. Just brilliant. [Oct 2006, p.72]
    • 91 Metascore
    • 95 Critic Score
    Different enough to warrant a replay. If you're new to the game this'll blow your mind. [Aug 2007, p.70]
    • 87 Metascore
    • 95 Critic Score
    The year's most exciting recreation of motorsport. Simply brilliant. [July 2008, p.72]
    • 93 Metascore
    • 95 Critic Score
    One of the finest action games of the year that improves on the original in every way. [Christmas 2008, p.56]
    • 93 Metascore
    • 95 Critic Score
    A criminally good game by any standard but on the DS it's practically unparalleled. [May 2009, p.58]
    • 93 Metascore
    • 95 Critic Score
    Make no mistake: this is the finest fighter ever made. A glorious reworking of a classic that leaves the pretenders to the console fighter crown picking up their teeth with shattered fingers. [Mar 2009, p.62]
    • 94 Metascore
    • 95 Critic Score
    The best Call of Duty yet - and possibly, the best shooter, too. Get enlisted. [Winter 2009, p.62]
    • 89 Metascore
    • 95 Critic Score
    A masterclass in co-op, level design, first-person shooting mechanics, and even scripting. [Christmas 2009, p.62]
    • 90 Metascore
    • 95 Critic Score
    So good it's criminal. [Dec 2009, p.87]