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 4.2 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
    • 80 Metascore
    • 87 Critic Score
    It's a daunting pospect but there are rewards for the brave here. This is a classy, addictive and sophticated RPG. [Aug 2008, p.78]
    • Official Nintendo Magazine UK
    • 65 Metascore
    • 87 Critic Score
    Dillon's Rolling Western is expensive but this tower defence game is also one of the best 3D games available in the eShop.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 87 Critic Score
    Builds slightly messier puzzles on the Pullblox's simple foundations, but still manages to deliver hours of outstanding spatial conundrums. Easily one of eShop's best.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 87 Critic Score
    Kirby is more at home on 3DS than he ever was on Wii as HAL cooks up a delightful adventure that is perfect fodder for the young and young-at-heart.
    • 62 Metascore
    • 87 Critic Score
    Exactly the sort of game that should ensure the Wii continues to thrive. It's easy to get used to, has a perfect difficulty curve and is pure fun throughout. An explosive success. [Apr 2007, p.64]
    • Official Nintendo Magazine UK
    • 76 Metascore
    • 87 Critic Score
    A 2D platformer with a heavy focus on swearing fairies and religious themes should not be this good. That's the game's last contradiction: it really is.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 87 Critic Score
    One of the most stylish, offensive games on the Wii. [May 2010, p.63]
    • 73 Metascore
    • 87 Critic Score
    It's got a gripping story, simple combat system and uses the dual screens in inventive ways. Highly recommended. [Dec 2006, p.92]
    • Official Nintendo Magazine UK
    • 79 Metascore
    • 87 Critic Score
    Fans of the cult classic and newcomers alike are going to want to splash out on this one.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 87 Critic Score
    Old and new in almost the best ways. [Sept 2014, p.78]
    • Official Nintendo Magazine UK
    • 84 Metascore
    • 87 Critic Score
    An aesthetically pleasing wonder for the eShop. It might be a short game, but it's definitely worth the asking price. [July 2014, p.82]
    • Official Nintendo Magazine UK
    • 90 Metascore
    • 87 Critic Score
    It looks good, it plays good, it probably even tastes good. You fingers will dance across the pad like tiny digital ballerinas as you suplex your way to victory. [Sept 2014, p.86]
    • Official Nintendo Magazine UK
    • 76 Metascore
    • 87 Critic Score
    A new and promising hybrid that could lead the way for more collaboration. [Nov 2014, p.78]
    • Official Nintendo Magazine UK
    • 82 Metascore
    • 86 Critic Score
    Funnier than "Episode One." If only that strategy bit wasn't quite so annoying. [Dec 2008, p.87]
    • Official Nintendo Magazine UK
    • 81 Metascore
    • 86 Critic Score
    While it's nothing Fire Emblem fans wont have seen before, this is a hugely enjoyable tactical RPG.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 86 Critic Score
    Fans of dancing games won't be disappointed. [June 2008, p.74]
    • Official Nintendo Magazine UK
    • 79 Metascore
    • 86 Critic Score
    It's a shame that it's so short, otherwise this is easily one of the best games on the Wii. [Mar 2010, p.73]
    • Official Nintendo Magazine UK
    • 78 Metascore
    • 86 Critic Score
    Won't top the classics or Sonic Adventure, but it's one of Sonic's best 3D outings in a decade.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 86 Critic Score
    Yet another essential Art Style game. [Sept 2009, p.94]
    • Official Nintendo Magazine UK
    • 81 Metascore
    • 86 Critic Score
    Scoring a field goal by flicking the Wii Remote feels genuinely satisfying. [Christmas 2006, p.74]
    • Official Nintendo Magazine UK
    • 77 Metascore
    • 86 Critic Score
    It's not as good as its sequel but Pikmin is still a great game and is essential to those who haven't played it.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 86 Critic Score
    It's not perfect, but it's a highly enjoyable, unique twist on first person action gaming.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 86 Critic Score
    The series continues to entertain and the twist at the end of this one is a cracker. [Feb 2010, p.85]
    • Official Nintendo Magazine UK
    • 72 Metascore
    • 86 Critic Score
    It'd have a Gold Award but for the camera. That aside, it's pretty wonderful. [Dec 2008, p.75]
    • 81 Metascore
    • 86 Critic Score
    "Quotation Forthcoming"
    • Official Nintendo Magazine UK
    • 84 Metascore
    • 86 Critic Score
    This is the perfect way to enjoy five fantastic Bit.Trip games (and Bit.Trip Core) in one place. [Apr 2012, p.102]
    • Official Nintendo Magazine UK
    • 73 Metascore
    • 86 Critic Score
    The best Art Style game and a great WiiWare puzzler. [Jan 2009, p.101]
    • Official Nintendo Magazine UK
    • 80 Metascore
    • 86 Critic Score
    A brash, engaging tale of swords, sorcery and every sort of hair dye. [March 2012, p.93]
    • 73 Metascore
    • 86 Critic Score
    A wonderfully refreshing revamp. [March 2012, p.102]
    • 84 Metascore
    • 86 Critic Score
    Struggles to capture the creative spark of its NES/SNES ancestors, but this is rock solid platforming elevated through a renewed focus on skilled play.

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