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 3.8 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 69
Highest review score: 98 The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D
Lowest review score: 8 Enjoy your massage!
Score distribution:
1,511 game reviews
    • 79 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    The comedy is top-notch as ever. [Christmas 2008, p.99]
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    • 81 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    As hilarious as ever - chalk up another must-have purchase for Strong Bad. [Jan 2009, p.93]
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    • 74 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
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    A clever puzzle game that will have you thinking and shaking at the same time. [Christmas 2009, p.101]
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    • 85 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    Essential for Metallica fans and GH experts, but everyone else should stick to World Tour. [June 2009, p.82]
    • 87 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    By all means get DJ Hero if you're a fan of music games and have a wad of cash burning a hole in your pocket, because Freestyle Games has put together a fantastic music title. Everyone else will just have to wait until the price drops.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    If you're up for a challenge, this is a fantastic game. Like a lot of puzzle games it can be frustrating but it's worth the bother.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    Its core is as exciting as ever and the new features justify trading in last year's edition.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    It's a bit user-unfriendly but in terms of features this is easily the greatest Guitar Hero game yet.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    Five-a-side is a great addition. Just as well, as the rest is mostly similar to last year's game.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    A beautiful nostalgia trip that also stands on its own blurry blue legs. Utterly heart-warming.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    While not without its faults, this is a fitting follow-up and a hugely satisfying experience. [Mar 2011, p.92]
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    • 77 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    Kirby goes back to his roots. No strings, no plurality, just ace co-op adventuring.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    There are so many nooks and crannies for your ball to explore and you get awards for hitting certain areas and fulfilling tasks.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    A brilliant adventure whose shortness is its only drawback. Well worth a look.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    Yes, VVVVVV is challenging and some rooms can have you squirming in frustration as you die over and over again but with nicely positioned checkpoints ensuring you go back in for more, it's hugely addictive.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    The Wii's answer to Dark Souls or Spelunky. Harder than your average Metroid-a-like, but with a greater sense of accomplishment. Dauntingly good.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    In an industry embarrassed by brains, this is a shining beacon of measured character work, deep-rooted ideas and whip-smart dialogue.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    This is the perfect example of what we expect from multi-format Wii U games, with everything seen in other versions and more Nintendo-only stuff on top.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    Expanded and miniaturised, Ultimate finds its natural home on 3DS. Only the lack of online and faffy controls prevent must-buy status.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    Nintendo keeps promising us new ways to play on Wii U and we can't help but feel KnapNok might have got there first. There's nothing else quite like this.
    • 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]
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    • 87 Metascore
    • 87 Critic Score
    Addictive. [July 2007, p.92]
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    • 81 Metascore
    • 87 Critic Score
    One of the best platformers on the DS. [Jan 2007, p.75]
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    • 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]
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    • 83 Metascore
    • 87 Critic Score
    Simply one of the best puzzlers on the handheld. [June 2007, p.94]
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    • 81 Metascore
    • 87 Critic Score
    It's the same old Worms at the core, but it's the franchise at its best. [Sept 2007, p.72]
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    • 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]
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    • 82 Metascore
    • 87 Critic Score
    The best Madden yet. [Nov 2008, p.102]
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    • 84 Metascore
    • 87 Critic Score
    One of the most stylish, offensive games on the Wii. [May 2010, p.63]
    • 79 Metascore
    • 87 Critic Score
    Fans of the cult classic and newcomers alike are going to want to splash out on this one.