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 TimeSplitters 2
Lowest review score: 20 Namco Museum Battle Collection
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 84 out of 629
629 game reviews
    • 65 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Perfectly acceptable but largely uninspiring portion or generic platforming. [Dec 2007, p.99]
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    • 69 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    It's definitely functional, but MotoGP is far more suited to lazing on a sofa than it is to gaming on the go. [Dec 2006, p.98]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 65 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Grey, unfair, buggy: it's a lackluster entry to the series. Still, it's better than "Downhill Jam." [Christmas 2007, p.86]
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    • 56 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    A clever idea that's a laugh with the right kind of music, but is too random to be anything other than an occasional curiosity. [Oct 2006, p.95]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 68 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    A minor irritation. [June 2007, p.98]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 45 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    All the natty Maria dialogue and realistic story threads can't disguise the fact that, at its core, Made Man is bland like breadsticks. [Dec 2006, p.81]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 67 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Too easy and too short but Shrek Superslam still manages to continue the current happy trend of film conversions - or in this case, "inspired bys" - that are less than terrible. [Jan 2006, p.107]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 67 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Thoughtful, strategic and neat, but you may get bored after a while. [Mar 2008, p.107]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 71 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    If you can handle the mental strain, Ignition is worth a look but we wouldn't jump through flaming hoops to get it into our PS2. [Oct 2007, p.90]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 70 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Perfect if you're new to the series: pointless if you've already got an NFL Street. [Mar 2007, p.93]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 47 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Lacks the spark of passion or layer of imagination that would have made it stand out. [May 2008, p.107]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 82 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    A game that's forgotten it's about superheroes. They're supposed to be spectacular, aren't they? This isn't. [Dec 2005, p.111]
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    • 53 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Certainly nothing to go ape for. The adventure slips on a banana peel, but the classic mode and mini-gmes redeem the package. [July 2006, p.76]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 65 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    An interesting blend of mini-games and bee-based action that's undermined by poorly thought-out challenges. [Feb 2008, p.81]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 57 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    A competent FFVII spin-off with enough ties to the past to keep the disciples happy, but for everyone else it's a decent, if uninspired, shooter. [Dec 2006, p.100]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 73 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    A return to the bombs away puzzling of old rather than the recent diversions into platform and karting games - and it's all the better for it. [Christmas 2006, p.85]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 75 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Expensive and almost impossible not to cheat in singleplayer. [Dec 2007, p.119]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 67 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Rallying is tight and awkward on the PSP's small screen, and though WRC has plenty going for it, it's just not as much fun as other PSP racing games. [Nov 2006, p.155]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 68 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    It's decent enough, but there's a lack of gameplay innovation. [Christmas 2005, p.108]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 52 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    The weakest title yet from the Naruto series. It feels unsurprisingly familiar, and lacks any real punch. [Apr 2008, p.82]
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    • 79 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Despite its pedigree, there's not enough here to prise open our wallets. We're sticking with "Street Fighter Alpha Max" on PSP, thanks. [July 2006, p.91]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 56 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Almost a 10-year-old girl's dream come true, but too short and too no-frills: could have been a lot more. [Jan 2008, p.101]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 66 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    A varied mix of disciplines and characters make this an entertaining if largely unspectacular fighter. [Dec 2006, p.107]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 70 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Dull, lifeless, unexciting and other words for 'boring,' Rainbow Six: Lockdown is uninspired and not worth your cash. [Nov 2005, p.126]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 57 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    It's a shame, as obvious care has been put into a rather cynical and totally unoriginal concept. Some nice touches, but we've basically seen it all before. [Christmas 2005, p.104]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 56 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Its unique sense of humor and well-rounded characters make this one to consider for a kid's birthday present. [Aug 2007, p.91]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 61 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    New ideas needed next time please. [Dec 2005, p.118]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 50 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Fast and competitive, Ford Street Racing may be cheap but it's no clapped-out Cortina. [Mar 2006, p.106]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 73 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    There are new modes and a better camera, but the developer seems to have accidentally flicked the switch to Extreme Difficulty. [Jan 2007, p.81]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 65 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    There's not enough to it, and what there is of it, there's too much of, if you follow us. Good, but in an oversaturated market it needs more. [Apr 2007, p.97]
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