Hyper Magazine's Scores

  • Games
For 545 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 37% higher than the average critic
  • 6% same as the average critic
  • 57% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 2 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 71
Highest review score: 100 The Sandbox
Lowest review score: 10 Rambo: The Video Game
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 39 out of 545
545 game reviews
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Forget the throwaway campaign and embrace the faster-paced style of gameplay and movement... and the big freakin' robots. [June 2014, p.68]
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    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A beautifully designed game, as gratifying and addictive as anything Blizzard has ever done. [June 2014, p.72]
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    • 89 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A neat little piece of artistic expressionism to warm your heart and push your mind with. [June 2014, p.78]
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    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Best Dragon Age so far, hands down. Pity about the naff writing. [Issue#257, p.51]
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Not just a loving tribute to apocalypses past, Wasteland 2 is an incredible, engrossing experience. [Issue#254, p.53]
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    • 73 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    This is what we like to see from downloadable content. [Issue#254, p.68]
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    • 69 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    With surprisingly intricate tactical gameplay hidden behind a charming interface and nonchalant storytelling, 7 Grand Steps is one of gaming's greatest metaphors for life. [July 2013, p.73]
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    • 92 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Ignore Casual mode, set the difficulty to hard, and enjoy what is arguably the best turn-based strategy game released since Final Fantasy Tactics. [July 2013, p.76]
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    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Blood Dragon is to the 80s what Fallout is to the 50s. [July 2013, p.78]
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    • 79 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Easily one of the best looking launch titles available. [May 2012, p.78]
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    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Tighter and more accessible than Far Cry 2, the third outing is a master class in open world shooting. [Feb 2013, p.59]
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    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Telltale's take on normal people trying to be Vault Hunters is off to a great start. [Issue#257, p.74]
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    • 78 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It's a mess of fun at a fraction of the price of a full Vita title. Insanity. Get into it. [May 2012, p.80]
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    • 74 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    If you love the journey more than the destination, The Secret World offers the most refreshingly unique, genuinely scary, fiendishly clever and immersive journey I've ever seen in the genre. [Sept 2012, p.63]
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    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    When you strip away the fluff of the career mode it's one of the deepest, most addictive games around. [Feb 2013, p.67]
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    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It's a bit of a meta-game for you to participate in and we like it. [May 2012, p.82]
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    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    An astonishing technological and gameplay accomplishment, Planetside 2 leverages every ounce of today's broadband and processing power to deliver war on a truly epic scale. [Feb 2013, p.70]
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Oodles of fun in perhaps the most living game world we've ever experienced. Holster your weapon and hack the planet. [Issue#250, p.53]
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    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The best Mario Kart ever. All faults are forgiven when you're drifting the inside of a vertical corner. [Issue#250, p.58]
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    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A bursting at the seams port that sets a precedent for future Vita titles. [Sept 2012, p.74]
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    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A stunning achievement in creative larceny that improves on its predecessor in pretty much every way that matters. A pity about the lacklustre endgame though. [Oct 2012, p.49]
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    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Heart of the Swarm is ScarCraft made better. Welcoming to newcomers, but never dumbed-down, the franchise at its best. [June 2013, p.66]
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    • 91 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Offers a solid adventure that should sate old and new gamers alike. [Feb 2014, p.74]
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    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A simple idea executed almost flawlessly. One of the most enjoyable stealth/action games in years. [June 2013, p.78]
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    • 75 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It'll keep you going for a while. [Sept 2012, p.31]
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    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Brilliant proof that it's possible to craft amazing, substantial games around simple tap controls. [June 2013, p.83]
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    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Stunningly beautiful, ridiculously run, and incredibly well-designed. This has been a strong year for XBLA, but Dust is still a standout. [Oct 2012, p.60]
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    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A compelling, down and dirty bullet basket populated by real characters and visceral gunplay. [July 2012, p.55]
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    • 74 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Because you've always wanted to play a game in which a pack of beagles fight a gorilla. And then get eaten by a cheetah. [Nov 2012, p.76]
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    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Rogue Legacy might not change the face of gaming, but hell if it isn't one amazingly addictive, well designed, good-looking, goddamn fun game. [Sept 2013, p.79]
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