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 Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare
Lowest review score: 20 Star Trek: Encounters
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 84 out of 629
629 game reviews
    • 82 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    An addictive take on both WW2 and squad-based shooters. [Jan 2007, p.106]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 61 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The best Potter adventure ever and the best licensed game on PS2. For fans, it's essential and for everyone else, it's highly recommended. [July 2007, p.74]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 47 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Bulletproof is like G-Unit's music translated direct to PS2. You'll either completely love it or miss the point entirely. [Apr 2006, p.90]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 77 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A confident end to the PS2 ATV series. [Sept 2007, p.88]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 68 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Whatever EA says, this feels like an expansion pack. It's a welcome one though, and it'll make your little Sim home all the more complete. [Nov 2006, p.82]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 69 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Few games dare to be bold or innovative these days, yet Ecko's baby scores on both fronts. [Feb 2006, p.104]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 78 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Simple to get into, it quickly becomes addictive. [Mar 2008, p.85]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 75 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Filled with neat innovations and bringing a real focus to its story-mode gameplay, The Sims 2 is the best console God sim yet. [Nov 2005, p.88]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 80 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    7/10 for the regular bits and a whole bonus point for the excellent Superstar Challenge. Happy dunking. [Christmas 2005, p.116]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 80 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The most complete football sim in handheld format. It's irrelevant if you already own the PS2 version, though. [Dec 2006, p.105]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 70 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Maintain's the "Everybody's" good name by being a deceptively brilliant sports sim that constantly surprises and challenges. [May 2007, p.78]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 73 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Great shooting, epic-set pieces, regrettable sewer level. This is a satirical, heartfelt love letter to the kind of police force we'd like to join. [May 2006, p.74]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 80 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    SSX still rules the snowboard scene, but On Tour fails to live up to its predecessors. [Nov 2005, p.95]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 70 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Squad-based shooter with a realistic edge and online missions. [Jan 2007, p.106]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 73 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Whether you want to play in-depth for hours or just drop in, keep it PSP for the finest NBA experience. [Mar 2008, p.106]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 75 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    This is extraordinary stuff. Our excitement is only slightly dampened by inconsistent driving and sudden difficulty spikes. [Nov 2006, p.154]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 71 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A definite step up in quality from last year. [Dec 2007, p.78]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 62 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A jewel in the biking helmet. Accessible, enjoyable and thrilling Moto GP 07 brings a sport, and gaming genre, to life. [Nov 2007, p.86]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 69 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The name is a little misleading, but it's still probably our favourite Singstar setlist so far. [May 2006, p.93]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 71 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Entertaining and absorbing. This is an intelligent, testing mix of action and strategy spoilt only by its motor-mouthed characters. [May 2006, p.86]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 86 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A genius piece of eccentric gaming that's a hair's breath from being indespensible. Utterly entertaining from start to finish. [Feb 2006, p.100]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 88 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The original Playstation fighter beats its way back to top form. [Jan 2007, p.106]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 66 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A surprising success, Juiced 2 is a glamorous, feature-rammed racer with variety by the hood-scoop load and mass appeal. [Oct 2007, p.86]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 65 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Rather than port the PS2 game, The Sims 2 on PSP is a tailor-made experience that hooks you early on and doesn't let go. A superb game. [Jan 2006, p.112]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 84 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A slick game that demonstrates how great stealth can be when done right. It's just too damn murky to be a classic, though. [Dec 2006, p.88]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 80 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Even seven years after the original it looks and plays like few other RPGs. [June 2007, p.96]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 86 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Not quite "Jak II" but still an engaging platformer. [Jan 2007, p.106]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 82 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    As an urban racer, Most Wanted is at the top of its game. But for speed and thrills, Burnout Revenge still rules the arcade racer roost. [Christmas 2005, p.82]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 84 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Top flight sim that will take your breath away. [Jan 2007, p.106]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 84 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Sublime platform adventure and oodles of varied gameplay. [Jan 2007, p.106]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK

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