Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK's Scores

  • Games
For 629 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 45% higher than the average critic
  • 3% same as the average critic
  • 52% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 7.9 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 65
Highest review score: 100 Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare
Lowest review score: 20 Namco Museum Battle Collection
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 84 out of 629
629 game reviews
    • 79 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Black is what all shooters should be. An all-out assault on the senses. [Feb 2006, p.78]
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    • 92 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    FFXII is the apex of adventuring; gaming doesn't get any better than this. [Jan 2007, p.68]
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    • 98 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    The most involving, witty, well-rounded and goddam exciting GTA ever. [June 2008, p.86]
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    • 91 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    An unmissable, epic adventure that's as dramatic as any of Kratos' full-sized games. [Apr 2008, p.106]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 90 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Faster-than-light and the best arcade racer in existence. [Jan 2007, p.106]
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    • 95 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Massively expansive, even over "Vice City." The biggest game ever. [Jan 2007, p.106]
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    • 88 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    This will feel fresh and immediate even to those whose Tekken-love was waning. It's engaging, exceptional and essential. [Sept 2006, p.82]
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    • 93 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    A true epic. It's a dog-eat-dog world in the games industry, and Okami buries the opposition like a load of old bones. [Jan 2007, p.82]
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    • 96 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    A must-own, state-of-the-art tactical espionage stealth-a-thon. [Jan 2007, p.106]
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    • 86 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Not only is this the greatest game on PSP, it also leaves a large percentage of the PS2 back catalogue looking ordinary. But it right now. [Dec 2006, p.76]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 90 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    As vital to PS2 has your central nervous system is to your brain. [Jan 2007, p.106]
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    • 94 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    The singleplayer campaign or the multiplayer options alone would make this essential. But the two together bode for months of enjoyment. [Dec 2007, p.119]
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    • 86 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Spellbinding stuff with lashings of imagination: well worth top marks! [Feb 2008, p.76]
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    • 96 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    All the style of the series so far plus a maelstrom of new shocks, twists and challenges makes this the best survival horror game ever. [Nov 2006, p.104]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Top stealth adventure, travelling the world to surprise terrorists. [Jan 2007, p.106]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Exceptional in looks, sound and story. [Apr 2008, p.78]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 89 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Ratchet & Clank may be going through the same routine, but it's impossible not to love them. [Dec 2007, p.118]
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    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Calibur makes every other fighting game feel outmoded. Only our reservations over the new strategy element prevent a perfect score. [Dec 2005, p.114]
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    • 89 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Unsurpassed, automotive beauty. The best driving game on PS2. [Jan 2007, p.106]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A typically solid performance from Seabass. [Dec 2007, p.82]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Deep, addictive and awash with colour and character, Rogue Galaxy is a near-perfect take on the old-school Eastern RPG formula. [June 2007, p.76]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Combat-heavy adventure with shooters and swords. [Jan 2007, p.106]
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    • 62 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A port it may be, but this game is strong enough to stand on its own two feet as an essential PS2 title. You owe it to your trusty PS2 to check this game out. [Apr 2008, p.66]
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    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Enjoy all the fun of free-roaming warfare. And get paid for it! [Jan 2007, p.106]
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    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    While we definitely don't remember school being this much fun, this is a brilliant return to a more innocent time. One of the year's best games. [Dec 2006, p.102]
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    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Sure, you've seen much of it before, but it's never looked so searchingly brilliant, or felt so surging. [Mar 2008, p.102]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    FF meets "Charlie's Angels" for a narcotic dose of the familiar RPG. [Jan 2007, p.106]
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    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Hugely inventive, charming and funny. Psychonauts is a surprise hit and this year's star platformer. [Nov 2005, p.128]
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    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Like Tomb Raider but with mroe guns and fewer puzzles, Uncharted deserves to be 2007's sleeper hit. [Christmas 2007, p.118]
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    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    If you're on the trail of a first-class scare, this truly terrifying game is unmissable. [Mar 2008, p.103]
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