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 Tekken: Dark Resurrection
Lowest review score: 20 Namco Museum Battle Collection
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 84 out of 629
629 game reviews
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A brilliant adventure with more ideas in its little digital finger than some games manage in a whole disc. An essential purchase. [Dec 2005, p.108]
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    • 74 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Mythological hack and slash epic. [Jan 2007, p.106]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 76 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A dirty, grisly, filthy but brilliant game experience. [Jan 2007, p.106]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    This makes you realise how much Jak has been holding Daxter back all these years. It also shows just how good PSP gaming can get. [May 2006, p.84]
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    • 94 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Subsistence is one hell of a package, encompassing Metal Gear's past, present and future. Essential for newcomers, recommended for fans. [Nov 2006, p.92]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    We expected a humbler roster update. Instead, we got a game so comprehensive it renders every previous wrestling title redundant. [Nov 2005, p.86]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 74 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It's a blast from start to finish, with arguably the prettiest cut-scenes ever to grace PS2. [Dec 2006, p.86]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 70 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Visually amazing FPS that'll rock your game world every time. [Jan 2007, p.106]
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    • 93 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Accessible, exhilarating and macho as all hell, it's another thunderous outing for PS2's angriest anti-hero. Essential. [Mar 2007, p.82]
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    • 73 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Wild West shooter that's like a cool breeze in Death Valley. Yeehaw! [Jan 2007, p.106]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Makes skating feel like it should: often dangerous, and always really, really hard. [Nov 2007, p.118]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A beautifully blended oddball collage of colour, sound and playability. Original and inventive - it's PSP gaming at its best. [July 2006, p.86]
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    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Quick, responsive and immaculately presented. Like all great sports games, this is an everyman gem dressed up in niche clothing. [Dec 2006, p.92]
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    • 75 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Guns, aliens and conspiracies make for a top-notch shooter. [Jan 2007, p.106]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 74 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A stupendous game you really must own, even if you don't like cars. [Apr 2008, p.107]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    When it comes to realism, TOCA is now hot on Gran Turismo's heels. As for variety, accessibility and heart, it's already way ahead. [Feb 2006, p.84]
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    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Blood Money is without question the best Hitman yet, and although it can be punishing at times, it's also hugely compelling and stylish. [June 2006, p.78]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A very occasional lack of realism aside, this is one of the most comprehensive yet accessible sports games ever to grace PS2. [Oct 2006, p.93]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 91 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    An absolute classic. Simple to play but hugely rewarding, challenging and entertaining like nothing else on PS2. You need this game. [Apr 2006, p.110]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Highly addictive with a damn near perfect gameplay balance, Warhawk is the bomb. [Oct 2007, p.119]
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    • 78 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A stonking package that will keep fans and fresh faces busy until Madden 09. [Oct 2007, p.98]
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    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A truly superb racer; fast, vast and there's plenty to do under that super-slick surface. [Jan 2008, p.118]
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    • 77 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A perfectly targeted shooter that sines on handheld due to great controls and balanced gameplay. One of the best blasts on PSP. [Dec 2006, p.96]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    This is the key reason why FIFA 07 will keep you playing, because it's the first in the series that gets inside your head and forces you to give a toss... FIFA has finally managed to meld both style and substance. [Oct 2006, p.84]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A brilliant action adventure that could well be the world's first classic movie-tie in. Innovative and flawlessly paced. [Nov 2005, p.74]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A brilliant extension of the GTA series, and the new yardstick against which every future PSP title will be measured. [Christmas 2005, p.72]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 77 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Combining frenzied conflict with Hollywood blockbuster production values, this is one of the most explosive war games around. [Christmas 2005, p.102]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 91 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Weapons and flashgun-centric play make this the series' best. [Jan 2007, p.106]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Stylish, cinematic reinvention of the point-and-click adventure. [Jan 2007, p.106]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 93 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Super-long, fast races make this an essential PS2 purchase. [Jan 2007, p.106]
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