NowGamer's Scores

  • Games
For 201 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 47% higher than the average critic
  • 5% same as the average critic
  • 48% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 0.1 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 73
Highest review score: 95 Total War: Rome II
Lowest review score: 5 Double Dragon II: Wander of the Dragons
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 18 out of 201
201 game reviews
    • 80 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    If you enjoy videogames that aren't afraid to acknowledge what they are, then InFamous: Second Son empowers you with the tools for fun and a gorgeous sandbox environment to unleash them.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    If you have people ready to play local multiplayer, then absolutely buy TowerFall: Ascension. If not, avoid. It's as easy as that.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    As a sign of things to come, Diablo 3: Reaper Of Souls is a great expansion pack. It adds in some of the key elements fans were looking for, while creating a whole new campaign to playthrough. Highly recommended, but only if you know you'll get the hours from its randomised dungeons.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    While the £8.99 monthly subscription charge is hard to justify for any game, this one does a fine job of combining everything we love about the single player experience in a multiplayer environment.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The online side of things may not be completely up to par, but World Tour stands as a truly first-rate Nintendo outing. And a must-have for youthful fans of the sport.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Kirby: Triple Deluxe is a consistently varied and fun platformer that makes smart use of the its 2.5D plane.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A fairly simple RPG, but a throughly pleasant one all the same.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Wolfenstein: The New Order does almost everything right, sliding confidently between gung-ho action sequences to gripping, character-driven story moments. If the pacing were only a little tighter, there would be almost nothing to fault it.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A passable but not detestable story and characters is Watch Dogs biggest criticism, but the fact that it handles an open world the right way - and adds in a genuinely original multiplayer component - more than makes up for it.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A thoroughly engrossing tower defence game with a couple of unique twists of its own.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A decent co-op addition to one of the PS4's best shooters, but not exactly inventive.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 77 Critic Score
    Much like inspecting the evolution of Rooney’s fascinating mop, you’ll need a magnifying glass to identify the follicles of change that make a real difference to the Football Manager experience.
    • 64 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    As great as SimCity is - and, it really is - a combination of unnecessary server issues and hiccups with the Glassbox engine tar what would otherwise be the best SimCity game yet.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    God Of War: Ascension delivers another strong Kratos outing, albeit one that does slip into a predictable routine a little too often. Fans will still get plenty of mileage from Ascension though and multiplayer is excellent.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    Colourful, brimming with character and entertaining, Guacamelee offers more than enough content for its low fee to make up for its lack of depth.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    People who missed Revelations the first time around will find an enjoyable and fully fleshed out Resident Evil experience - while not spectacular, it's certainly closer to the original games in terms of atmosphere than the modern outings. RAID mode and Infernal difficulty also offer compelling reasons for Revelations veterans to grab the HD version.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    An arcade racer in simulation clothing, GRID 2 has lots of surface thrills and spills to delight racing lightweights but lacks substance for those who want to dig deeper.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    Stainless Games creates another solid adaptation of Magic: The Gathering, but plays it safe by delivering a product that does little to improve on last year's game. It's the FIFA of collectible card games.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    Cloudberry Kingdom stands a tier below Super Meat Boy, Ms 'Splosion Man and N+. It's good fun but multiplayer aside, it lacks the spark needed to really make it stand out among the competition.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    It doesn't always follow through on its intriguing ideas but even so, Tales Of Xillia has enough spark, invention and content to keep most JRPG fans happy.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    Saint's Row 4 is a game that is greater than the sum of its parts. While its systems are lacking in depth, the game provides so much variety and so many tools to play with, that it's hard not to have fun.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    And if there’s one thing you can say about Dead Or Alive 5 Ultimate that you can’t say about another other fighting game, this is the only game where you can counter a punch, snap someone’s neck and boot them clean off a cliff in one swift move.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    It’s such a shame to see Quantic Dream make the same mistakes they’ve made in the past, because it feels like Beyond: Two Souls could be shaping up to become by far the best thing the developers have done until that hope is destroyed by the games’ poor second half.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    A good but underwhelming entry in the Arkham series that often feels more like an update than a true sequel.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    It's a mixed bag for Call Of Duty: Ghosts as the brilliant, balanced multiplayer and thrilling Extinctions mode makes up for an unusually flat single-player outing and wasted Squads mode.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    A fairly barebones fighter, but an entertaining one all the same. In time, it could be an excellent Xbox One exclusive.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    A fantastic score-based game that can be let down by its controls when aiming for the highest scores. All the same completely absorbing and the perfect PS Vita game.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    A game with a laser focus on a select few elements, Memories of Celceta is likely to appeal to only a small audience - but that audience is going to have little to complain about.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    By combining classic Strider elements with a new Metroidvania structure and speedrun tilt, Strider in 2014 is fresh, relevant and fun.
    • 64 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    Yoshi's New Island delivers a solid slice of Nintendo platforming, though fans of the franchise will find little that's truly new here.