GamesRadar+'s Scores

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For 3,045 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 45% higher than the average critic
  • 4% same as the average critic
  • 51% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 5.3 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 68
Highest review score: 100 The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
Lowest review score: 10 March of the Penguins
Score distribution:
3,045 game reviews
    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    One of the best strategy games of the year, and arguably one of the best ever.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    FIFA 10 adding new dynamic dribbling to its already refined passing game is like adding Ronaldo to Chelsea. It makes a winning formula that much better. A brilliant, championship-conquering football game.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Prince of Persia has always been about getting through each challenge as quickly as possible, thanks to the one-hour time-limit on the game. Thus, it makes for a perfect Live Arcade action game, as it basically comes with built-in leaderboard support.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It’s pretty clear this is a test lap for Nintendo, and once the kinks are worked out you'll see more gamers gearing up for a race through the Mushroom Kingdom.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Fast yet measured, breezy yet deep, and above all highly replayable, it's a game that stands as a refreshing example of stealth action done right.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    For those who enjoyed the first two Layton games, Professor Layton and the Unwound Future is a must-have, period. And if you haven't played a Layton game yet, what are you waiting for? This is easily one of the strongest series on DS in every regard, from the brilliantly crafted puzzles to the exquisite art.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The Stunts & Effects expansion pack adds more sets, costumes, props, vehicles and backdrops for your virtual productions, along with a new employee type: the stuntman.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Though the difficulty spikes steadily once you get through the early portion of the game, frequent checkpoints save you from having to replay lengthy stretches of challenging turf.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It's not just another yearly update with some obligatory back-of-the-box modifications; it's a loving study of the greatest player of his generation and his biggest rivals, played out with beautiful sights and sounds that remind us just how great the Air Jordan era was.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It's not just another yearly update with some obligatory back-of-the-box modifications; it's a loving study of the greatest player of his generation and his biggest rivals, played out with beautiful sights and sounds that remind us just how great the Air Jordan era was.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    If Anomaly Warzone Earth was any indication that tower offense games were good, Anomaly 2 confirms that they’re amazing.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Fez
    The best puzzle games have the ability to make the player feel inversely smart and stupid. Fez takes this further than any game we've ever played, giving us the feeling of being both cackling genius and babbling idiot within minutes of each other. It's an absolute triumph in creating something new both in terms of its platforming and its puzzle solving; blending together genres in ways we've never seen.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Correcting seemingly every complaint critics had about Killzone 2, Killzone 3 is visually impressive, relentlessly entertaining and far more fun than we expected. This is everything a good sequel should be.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    SoulCalibur 2 HD Online is everything the original was and more. Stunning full-screen, 1080p visuals and the inclusion of the full-fat single-player mission mode make this an essential download at $19.99/£15.99
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Between its exceptional presentation, fair but firm gameplay challenges, and trophy requirements that ensure you'll get some significant mileage from the experience, there's no digital game in 2012 that's like Dyad.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Journey is an unforgettable experience. Even when the details fade, the emotions that it evoked will stay with us for years.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Metro Redux finally does the series justice on consoles, providing excellent visual and gameplay overhauls to both Metro 2033 and Last Light.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The ultimate descendant of classic console RPGs. It's what all RPGs might be like if Final Fantasy VII hadn't come along and changed everything.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Pikmin 3 is a game about nature, just as it always has been. But on Wii U it’s so believable it often feels like you’re sitting in a real garden, playing with ants and beetles in dappled sunlight. Despite the macabre undertones of the cruelty of nature, the game is charming, funny, and utterly captivating. It is without doubt yet another Miyamoto masterpiece, and one that the Wii U desperately needs.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Lord of the Rings Online is already huge, deep, enormously entertaining, and brimming with secrets to uncover, and with the first free content update already announced for June, should only improve with time.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Despite a few niggling issues, Out There's melancholy atmosphere and challenging resource management will have you coming back for seconds. And thirds.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    With the long-overdue additions of a story-creation mode and an online community, SvR2010 is a massive step forward for the series’ already-rich feature set, while still continuing the steady improvement of its in-ring fundamentals.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    By turning your every death into the start of a personal vendetta, Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor makes you that much more invested in its open-world. The savage combat and satisfying stealth are just the means to exacting your ultimate revenge.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It's still not very accessible to non-grognards, and it's still fairly boring when it comes to multiplayer (turn-based games just involve too much waiting around for other people to finish up). But it's also still incredibly addictive, begging you to stay up just five minutes more, just to see what happens in the next turn.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    With spectacular comic book presentation, some of the most chaotic action in any game ever and sufficient technical depth to keep even ultra hardcore fight fans happy, this is the impossible - a worthy successor to Marvel vs Capcom 2.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It's fantastic and it keeps us up at night. There's no better endorsement.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    This game is a lot of things: thoroughly unique, frequently challenging, and sometimes quite disturbing. But most of all, it's a fantastic experience on many levels.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    There are just enough new ideas to lure those in who’ve never cared, and just enough left alone to keep the fans happy. Pity all of the DS-minded bits drag the finished product down a notch.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A very impressive game. Although there's an initial adjustment period for its controls, each stage is masterfully designed, rewarding exploration and experimentation, plus it's surprisingly deep.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Not only does it stack up to its handheld counterpart, the online multiplayer and upgraded audio/visuals help exceed it.

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