GamesRadar+'s Scores

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For 3,059 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 Mario Kart 7
Lowest review score: 10 Blackwater
Score distribution:
3,059 game reviews
    • 89 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Despite it having been released twice already, this is still an adventure worth playing through again.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Though DuckTales Remastered might not live up to its esteemed precursor in every single regard, it surpasses it in others, and ends up incredibly fun on the whole.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It's hard to see how core F1 gameplay can be done better on current-gen and there's a wealth of gameplay challenges to explore. If you passed up F1 2011 because it was too similar to F1 2010, you'll find F1 2012 a massive leap forward.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Minor gripes aside, though, Reflex is the most fun you'll have being caked in mud.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It's the perfect type of game for a handheld, easily playable in short doses or long sessions, and it's a triumph of clever, captivating game design.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    At least the second best 3D fighting game on PS2, and possibly the best. If you like graphics, fighting, or even just dressing up paper dolls, buy it.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Stunning, gripping, and touching in all the right ways.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    In many ways, MLB 11 The Show is a victim of its own success. It succeeds completely as a baseball simulator – the best we've ever played. We're spoiled, though, and would love to use it to dive into something completely new.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Whichever version you choose, though, the action is top-notch awesome. With the series' clever design and sense of humor fully restored, The Two Thrones is a stellar return to form for Prince of Persia.
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    • 90 Critic Score
    Ultimately, this 15-30 hours of gameplay is a must-play for anyone, even if you didn't finish the main game.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Of all the episodes so far, Moai Better Blues comes closest to hitting the bizarre, pulp-fiction-y tones of the original Sam & Max comics, with a bigger emphasis on random spurts of cartoon silliness and fewer desperate stabs at hit-or-miss wackiness.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Some people might be turned off by its ease of entry, but the spectacular online play, neat little fight-a-friend Street Pass feature, and 26-character roster is enough to turn the rest of us on.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Flawless control, sleep-stealing gameplay ... there's just no reason to skip out on this perfect, mutated storm.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The content isn't much more graphic than your average TV cop drama (apart from the occasional nudity), but it's heavy subject matter for a game, and Noire plays it surprisingly straight, with very little of the wry humor that characterizes most Rockstar releases.
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Difficulty is erratic overall, and some of the operations are infuriatingly tough on any skill level, even without your nurse constantly interrupting to point out how badly you're doing. Still, even though we occasionally had to pause to curse at the TV, we couldn't stop playing - we were addicted.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    More maps, more enemies, more weapons, more glorious spectacle than the original, and that’s just the co-op. Fresh versus modes and intense violence make this the apocalypse to beat.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The content isn't much more graphic than your average TV cop drama (apart from the occasional nudity), but it's heavy subject matter for a game, and Noire plays it surprisingly straight, with very little of the wry humor that characterizes most Rockstar releases.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A whopper of an NFL game to play this season, with more good stuff to experience than most of us will ever get to.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    With a refreshingly unique aesthetic, well-written story, and challenging gameplay, The Banner Saga is an excellent adventure well worth your time.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    With its increased pace, defensive tweaks, and reincarnated fighters, Soulcalibur V feels like a sorely needed reinvention for a series whose formula has gotten too long in the tooth. It feels as accessible and nearly as entertaining as Soulcalibur II and soundly one-ups its HD predecessor. You won't realize how much you wanted this revamp until you've put in a few hours on the arcade sticks.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Continuum Shift improves on Calamity Trigger in every way, and it's undoubtedly one of the best fighting games available; it oozes style, incorporates some truly radical ideas into its gameplay and sports a level of polish not always seen in fighting games.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It looks almost as good as its PS2 siblings and has full voice acting for all the characters, all without the excruciatingly long loading that seems to plague most other PSP games on the market.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Tight, gorgeous and virtually bursting at the seams. It’s the crown jewel of this generation’s baseball games, proving that follow-ups can indeed meet (or beat) their superstar predecessors.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Just for you, Metacritic! Punch-Out!! expertly walks the line between casual punchy-punchy and “serious gamer” depth. As with all the best fighting games, it’s not about seeing the end, it’s about how you get there.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The only thing that's hard to adjust, in fact, is the tension in your muscles. GTR 2 is hugely better than its predecessor in exactly the area that matters.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It's fun from the very beginning and remains so 20 hours later, enough to put it in the same league as the all-time greats of the PS2 era.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It's a game that should absolutely be played by anyone interested in a more strategic take on the cliched alien invasion story--so long as you're not afraid to lose a fight once or twice.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    If you're looking for a new kind of shooter, look elsewhere. Modern Warfare 3 succeeds by doing more – much, much, much more – of what's always worked spectacularly for the series. We still can't get enough.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Castlevania: Lords of Shadow reinvigorates the franchise by borrowing from other games, adding its own wonderful magic system, and ratcheting up the epic factor to ludicrous degrees. It's huge in scope, length, and depth, and it's polished with obvious love and passion.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    If FFXIII was an exercise in form over function, its successor is exercise in working with what you've got – and doing a brilliant job of it (for the most part). It does some things better than its predecessor, some things worse, but what's most impressive about Final Fantasy XIII-2 is how much feels new and different, despite sharing most of its guts with XIII.