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: Ocarina of Time 3D
Lowest review score: 8 Enjoy your massage!
Score distribution:
1511 game reviews
    • 56 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Vanguard is lacking in atmosphere and intensity - things step up for the final level but it's too late by then. Even without a multiplayer mode, "Call of Duty 3" beats this. [May 2007, p.80]
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    • 59 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Basic graphics, basic strategy game. It's not bad, but it's not brilliant either.
    • 53 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    When it does work, Snapped! is a really fun experience, if a little short. [June 2009, p.87]
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    • 53 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    A straight remake would have been better. [July 2009, p.60]
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    • tbd Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Does about as much as you'd hope a notebook on the DSi could do. Fair enough. [Jan 2010, p.85]
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    • 54 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    It's so dated and slow it rarely feels exhilarating when you avoid a laser blast by millimetres and take out a boss.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    It's only likely to prove its worth after a few weeks of play. [Jan 2010, p.80]
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    • 59 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Jump, spin platform, jump again, flame baddie, repeat-to-fade. Yes, it's boring stuff. [Aug 2009, p.103]
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    • 46 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    There's a very good game in there, but it's smothered by dull, arbitrary exploring.
    • 57 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    There's fun to be had in the bits in which Nd Cube clearly enjoyed itself. It's by no means a party starter, but the nibbles are tasty enough to stick around for.
    • 64 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    One of the toughest videogames for some time. [Sept 2007, p.74]
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    • tbd Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Does about as much as you'd hope a notebook on the DSi could do. Fair enough. [Jan 2010, p.85]
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    • 50 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    A licensed game that manages to work on its own terms, but only just pulls it off. [Oct 2012, p.97]
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    • 62 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Cuter than a puppy knitting a little scarf, but very frustrating in some key areas. [May 2012, p.98]
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    • 55 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    It's not a terrible game but it's not really impressive in any way whatsoever. [Sept 2011, p.99]
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    • 62 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    A fairly tepid music sim. [Christmas 2014, p.95]
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    • 58 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Two ancient arcade machines on one disc, and not much else. [Oct 2010, p.85]
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    • 52 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    It's just whack-a-mole but it does as much as you'd hope with something so limited. [Mar 2010, p.95]
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    • tbd Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    The virtual pet aspect is a waste of time. [Oct 2010, p.91]
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    • 75 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    One for the game-starved only. [May 2013, p.78]
    • 68 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    It works well enough but soon becomes very boring because essentially all you're doing is drawing paterns as fast as you can. [Aug 2008, p.102]
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    • 61 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    A great platformer over a decade ago, but this is showing its age now.
    • 55 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    A fun platformer, but the repetitive levels and clumsy progress tracking let it down.
    • 57 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Captain America is similar to the recent Wii Transformers game - it looks like someone was sick on a battlefield and it's too short.
    • 61 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    There's no reason for you to be playing this on 3DS, because the entire game is played on the bottom screen. [July 2012, p.99]
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    • 50 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Does exactly what it sets out to do. We're just not entirely sure if that qualifies as a success. [Sept 2013, p.89]
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    • tbd Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    While it's engaging, this isn't worth a fiver. [Feb 2011, p.95]
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    • 49 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    A fun game, but one where you'll struggle to get your money's worth. [May 2011, p.88]
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    • 55 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    It's scrappy, inconsistent and boasts over-used motion controls, but there is some fun to be had here. [Aug 2009, p.86]
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    • 63 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Too many gimmicks spoil the broth; only the dedicated will reap any rewards. [Sept 2012, p.103]
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