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 4.1 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
    • 91 Critic Score
    While we can see some people getting frustrated with the tricky AI later in the game, the emphasis on multiplayer and online action makes this an essential Wii title. [June 2007, p.72]
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    Better than Black and White, but lacking their freshness. A cracking swansong.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    Better than Black and White, but lacking their freshness. A cracking swansong.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    But if you dream of falling blocks, the the huge number of gameplay modes and fantastically addictive online play makes this an essential purchase.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    It feels far bigger than the console upon which it appears, it's deeper than most home console titles and more content-packed than any other 3DS game yet released.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    Rayman games may usually prompt little more than a shrug of indifference, but don't dismiss Origins. It's a top quality platformer from start to finish, a dazzling showcase for Ubisoft Montpellier's artistic talents, and one of the best Wii games of this (or any other) year.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    It won't win any new converts but Wii Fit Plus improves on the original in every way.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    Feels vintage and fresh at the same time. [Christmas 2010, p.56]
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    • 91 Critic Score
    Looks basic, but it's a captivating Zelda history lesson with a huge challenge. [Aug 2011, p.87]
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    • 81 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    The disappointing lack of multiplayer modes aside, this is almost the perfect strategy package. [Feb 2008, p.62]
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    • 84 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    An astonishing technical achievement, and a cracking full debut for the series on Wii. [May 2010, p.57]
    • 84 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    A strategy game that anyone can get into and enjoy, Swords & Soldiers is the best WiiWare game of the year so far.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 91 Critic Score
    A platformer that easily holds it own against the Castlevanias and Metroids of the world.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Brilliant physics puzzles that force you to think on your feet, fun co-op and a huge, gorgeous quest for just over £10. Trine 2 is eShop gold.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Step aside Guitar Hero Metallica: this is how you really do a band-specific music game. Drips with Beatles love from start to finish.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A great tower defence strategy game that'll certainly get the grey matter going. [Oct 2009, p.86]
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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.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The strategy game we never knew we needed, but now we don't know what we'd do without. [Feb 2010, p.78]
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    • 79 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    As fun as it is tough and cute to boot, there's nothing else quite like Scram Kitty And His Buddy On Rails on Wii U, or anywhere else, for that matter. [May 2014, p.76]
    • 78 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Overkill is the most offensive, outrageous game we've played and we love it. Mature lightgun fans need this.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    One of the toughest Mega Man games yet. A great download for hardcore retroheads. [May 2010, p.86]
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    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A sequel done right. It deals with the original's issues and adds features to keep things fresh.
    • 67 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It's ideal both as a family game or as great post-pub entertainment. [Christmas 2007, p.64]
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    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It may be 17 years old, but this may just be the best RPG on the DS. You need this.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The ideal way to get into Wii gaming. It's funny, simple and approachable, and gamers and non-gamers alike should get something out of it. [Christmas 2006, p.62]
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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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    • 70 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It's still worth considering even if you played it on the Wii first time around. [Mar 2008, p.74]
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    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A great end to a great series - we hope there's more but if there isn't, at least it's gone out on a high. [Feb 2009, p.86]
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    • 63 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    For the first Pro Evo on the DS it's a fantastic achievement. If you're after a portable football fix it's a must-have. [Mar 2007, p.72]
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    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A must-play for Final Fantasy veterans. It won't gain any new fans though. [Oct 2008, p.80]
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