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 8 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 66
Highest review score: 100 God of War: Chains of Olympus
Lowest review score: 20 Marvel Nemesis: Rise of the Imperfects
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 84 out of 629
629 game reviews
    • 74 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    The levels are colourless and lack life, the puzzles aren't anything special and the whole thing is as sterile as a laboratory. [Sept 2007, p.107]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 68 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    Overflowing with licensed material but severely lacking what it needs the most: involving and exhilarating racing action with decent smash-ups. [Christmas 2006, p.96]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 38 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    A big, stodgy pudding of a beat-'em-up that lacks any punch or bite. [Mar 2008, p.82]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 65 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    "Super Puzzle Fighter II" may still be capable of stealing men's souls, but the rest of CPW is now no more than the stuff of freebie Flash game fodder. Approach with caution. [Mar 2007, p.109]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 63 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    Unique survival tactics and some interesting ideas meant Raw Danger had the potential to be a classic, but poor delivery has crucified it. [June 2007, p.84]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 45 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    Flaccid gunplay, horrible stop/start pacing and dull bosses mean that Shadow isn't ready for the limelight just yet. [Apr 2006, p.84]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 64 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    It's not as bad as most Trek titles, but TA fails to boldly go where no game has gone before. [Jan 2007, p.92]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 57 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    A lazy rehash. [Nov 2005, p.129]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 74 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    It's a strange and giant leap back to restrictive, basic gaming that becomes joyless rather quickly. Play "Onimusha" instead. [Nov 2005, p.123]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 54 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    The chases and detective elements bring some originality but the main platform gaming is your typical tosh. [Christmas 2006, p.97]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 60 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    Until there's an online PS2 poker game where you play with real money, games like this are an irrelevance in the face of the Internet gambling phenomenon. [Christmas 2005, p.108]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 78 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    More niche than ostrich-whispering and not half as exciting - a beautiful rendition of a sport we can't bring ourselves to care about one little bit. [Nov 2005, p.116]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 63 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    The heavier focus on animations makes the controls feel sticky - press for a pass, a rebound or a block and it might not happen. [Nov 2006, p.103]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 32 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    We applaud the attempt to create a substantial RPG for kids, but sadly the flat characters and limited battle options make this rather patronising. [Sept 2007, p.95]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 64 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    The crazy racer is now showing its age up against some strong competition, and its eccentric handling is all over the shop on PSP. [Sept 2007, p.105]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 58 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    The CG sequences are fairly impressive, but this isn't enough to save Drakengard 2 from extinction. [Mar 2006, p.94]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 62 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    Pointless, boring and annoying; a one-idea game that's so difficult it'll make your kids hate themselves. [Apr 2008, p.83]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 79 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    Mega Man's slow, limited range of movement and attacks make this a frustrating play that never comes close to being fun. [Mar 2006, p.86]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 48 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    Pretty, but dull. [Aug 2006, p.99]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 58 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    This is virtually the same old hack 'n' slash action that we've been playing for years in the Dynasty Warriors series. Yawnsome stuff. [Nov 2006, p.107]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 53 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    We like SpongeBob, but teaming him up with his Nickelodeon pals has resulted in a generic platformer with precious little originality or energy. [May 2006, p.94]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 57 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    As accessible as a David Lynch film dubbed into Russian and probably about half as much fun, Nine Breaker might keep mech lovers happy, but it'll leave everyone else cold. [Apr 2006, p.98]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 60 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    The problem with Trapt is that its randomness means you don't really feel satisfied when a masterplan pays off. [Mar 2006, p.96]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 55 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    Shouldn't be fun, but it is. Playing for too long might turn you into a blood-thirsty hunting cretin though, so probably best avoided. [Jan 2006, p.106]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 36 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    Fans of the show might want to give it a quick rental. [Aug 2007, p.93]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 59 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    Less fiery dragon, more a damp squid. [Jan 2007, p.90]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 55 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    With its veneer of strategy, Empires improves on Samurai Warriors 2, but crowd combat should be more fun than this. [Apr 2007, p.91]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 44 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    Laziness of the worst kind, this is a charmless shadow of the next-gen version. There are plenty of better shooters available on PS2. [May 2006, p.82]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 44 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    Too many games that involve no skill. [Aug 2007, p.98]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 50 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    Inoffensive and surprisingly nonrepetitive, this does exactly as the title suggests, but only an ardent fan will get any lasting enjoyment. [Jan 2006, p.111]
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