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 7.6 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 65
Highest review score: 100 TimeSplitters 2
Lowest review score: 20 Crazy Frog Racer 2
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 84 out of 629
629 game reviews
    • 98 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    The most involving, witty, well-rounded and goddam exciting GTA ever. [June 2008, p.86]
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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
    • 96 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    A must-own, state-of-the-art tactical espionage stealth-a-thon. [Jan 2007, p.106]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 95 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Massively expansive, even over "Vice City." The biggest game ever. [Jan 2007, p.106]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 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]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 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
    • 94 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Heart-in-mouth joy from this frantic and bloody hack-fest. [Jan 2007, p.106]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 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]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 93 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Super-long, fast races make this an essential PS2 purchase. [Jan 2007, p.106]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 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]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 92 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    FFXII is the apex of adventuring; gaming doesn't get any better than this. [Jan 2007, p.68]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 92 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Just as entertaining as the first offering, but newbies should invest in the original for a more varied selection of sounds. [Christmas 2006, p.70]
    • 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
    • 91 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Weapons and flashgun-centric play make this the series' best. [Jan 2007, p.106]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 91 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Huge and beautiful, but hopefully not as doomed as its beasts, Colossus deserves to sell ten times what "Ico" did. [Jan 2006, p.94]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 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
    • 90 Critic Score
    ICO
    Persevere to the bitersweet conclusion and Sony's uniquely atmospheric puzzle adventure will hold a place in your heart forever. [Feb 2006, p.88]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 90 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Faster-than-light and the best arcade racer in existence. [Jan 2007, p.106]
    • 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]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 89 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Looks sensational, plays tightly and lasts like a marathon-running robot. Not for casuals but a hardcore delight. [Apr 2006, p.102]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 89 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Unsurpassed, automotive beauty. The best driving game on PS2. [Jan 2007, p.106]
    • 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]
    • 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
    • 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]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 88 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    With this many ways to organise your team and develop abilities, everyone will find something to suit their style. [Nov 2007, p.123]
    • 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
    • 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]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 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]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 87 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Move in for the commander-in-chief of online tactical shooters. [Jan 2007, p.106]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Top stealth adventure, travelling the world to surprise terrorists. [Jan 2007, p.106]
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