Official Nintendo Magazine UK's Scores

  • Games
For 1,511 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 66% higher than the average critic
  • 5% same as the average critic
  • 29% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 4.3 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 70
Highest review score: 98 The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword
Lowest review score: 8 Enjoy your massage!
Score distribution:
1511 game reviews
    • 63 Metascore
    • 50 Critic Score
    If the offline community ever picks up, we'd expect to slap another 20% on that score. Until then, steer clear. [Christmas 2014, p.95]
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    • 62 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    A fairly tepid music sim. [Christmas 2014, p.95]
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    • 83 Critic Score
    A desperate struggle for survival makes a smooth transition into a compulsive chase for a high score. [Christmas 2014, p.95]
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    • tbd Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Probably best left for Zen Pinball diehards and Guardians of the Galaxy fanatics. [Christmas 2014, p.94]
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    • 68 Metascore
    • 63 Critic Score
    Neat concept. [Christmas 2014, p.93]
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    • 71 Metascore
    • 63 Critic Score
    Worth a few hours of uncynical fun. [Christmas 2014, p.92]
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    • 86 Metascore
    • 93 Critic Score
    One of the finest action games ever, spruced up in small but worthwhile ways for Wii U. A fabulous addition to the Bayonetta 2 package. [Christmas 2014, p.90]
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    • 91 Metascore
    • 93 Critic Score
    Not quite the landmark the original game was, but a thrillingly absurd, deep and beautiful brawler. Soul-bursting sorcery for devotees of the combo. [Christmas 2014, p.86]
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    • 79 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Thoughtful, pretty and just strange enough. [Christmas 2014, p.85]
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    • 85 Metascore
    • 95 Critic Score
    Not just a technological achievement, but a design one. There's never been a Smash Bros. with more see or do. How they've done it is anyone's guess. [Christmas 2014, p.74]
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    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It's tough to balance clever, accessible and hard as diamond nails, but Stealth Inc. 2 does it - with a fantastic genre twist and buckets of charm to boot. [Dec 2014, p.82]
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    • 83 Metascore
    • 81 Critic Score
    If you've never brought a Black Frost demon into existence, you're in for a treat. [Issue#116, p.92]
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    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    This gem is worth picking up again, even if it's just to gawk at the HD revamp. [Issue#116, p.90]
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    • 73 Metascore
    • 94 Critic Score
    This game is absolutely charming and a lovely surprise. [Issue#116, p.84]
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    • 76 Metascore
    • 87 Critic Score
    A new and promising hybrid that could lead the way for more collaboration. [Nov 2014, p.78]
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    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A new spin on an old idea, with enough creativity and charm to keep Breakout fans amused. Peddlers of cynical arcade clones: hang your heads in shame.
    • 53 Metascore
    • 57 Critic Score
    This is the kind of bizarro indie creativity we like to see on 3DS, but the gameplay itself is a little on the duff side. [Aug 2014, p.87]
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    • 68 Metascore
    • 78 Critic Score
    If you're happy to keep paying for very similar Picross games, you'll get more than your money's worth out of this. [Aug 2014, p.87]
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    • 58 Critic Score
    It's frustrating to see such smooth controls wasted in a game that doesn't know how to keep you playing. [Aug 2014, p.87]
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    • 41 Metascore
    • 22 Critic Score
    No ambition, love or visible original thought has gone into this miserable shell of a game. [Aug 2014, p.86]
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    • 59 Metascore
    • 45 Critic Score
    Lacks depth. [Aug 2014, p.86]
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    • 62 Metascore
    • 54 Critic Score
    Beneath all the psychobabble lies yet another generic RPG obsessed with ogling young girls. [Aug 2014, p.84]
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    • 49 Metascore
    • 64 Critic Score
    It's hard for a game to win hearts when it keeps kicking you in the shins. [Aug 2014, p.82]
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    • 78 Metascore
    • 84 Critic Score
    You'll struggle to find a tactical eShop game that offers more bang for your buck. [Aug 2014, p.76]
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    • 58 Metascore
    • 55 Critic Score
    Combat can be summed up as: press Y until your head goes red, then press X. [Aug 2014, p.74]
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    • 71 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Stop reading and play: you'll have more fun if you don't know what's coming. [Aug 2014, p.68]
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    • 55 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    A botched attempt at survival horror, but not a bad little shooter, nonetheless. Wait for an eShop sale, perhaps. [Sept 2014, p.90]
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    • 47 Metascore
    • 48 Critic Score
    Underwhelming. [Sept 2014, p.90]
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    • tbd Metascore
    • 33 Critic Score
    Bearly enjoyable, bearly funny...[Sept 2014, p.90]
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    • tbd Metascore
    • 72 Critic Score
    A sweet, inventive mix of interactive screensaver and puzzle game, offering only minimal challenge. [Sept 2014, p.90]
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