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
    • 71 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    No objectives, no friendly troops wandering into your line of sight, just furious man-maiming gameplay. Sweet. [Christmas 2006, p.88]
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    • 75 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Hardcore, ultra-bloody, action-survival horror. [Jan 2007, p.106]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 71 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A brilliantly open-ended game that's as great to learn as it is to master. [Dec 2007, p.84]
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    It may be a little rough around the edges, but PES is still the most action-packed footie game on PSP. [Dec 2007, p.122]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 78 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    EA's quality sim expands on PSP to include a deep career mode and online play. A "fairway" ahead of its competitors. [Dec 2006, p.95]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 69 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Battlefront II marches onto PSP without losing its keep strategic edge or its blaster-happy action. [Christmas 2005, p.110]
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    • 84 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Not got broadband? You may want to lop off a point. [Nov 2005, p.82]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 78 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    This most creative follow-up shows off the EyeToy to full effect. [Jan 2007, p.106]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 78 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Deep single-player options and suitably frantic multiplayer combine to make this a joyful and long-lasting handheld bash-up. [Jan 2007, p.81]
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    • 75 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    If you haven't already been hooked by Katamari's mad charms, then this really is the perfect place to start. [June 2006, p.87]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 84 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Gorgeous cutscenes, interesting dungeons. [Sept 2007, p.92]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 75 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A historic blend of bloody action and stealth set in Roman times. [Jan 2007, p.106]
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    • 82 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The strikingly impressive robo scrapper returns. Cracking stuff. [Jan 2007, p.106]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 73 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Providing you have a taste for the Top 20, or are a pre-adolescent girl, Pop Hits delivers another welcome helping of tacky karaoke goodness. [Apr 2007, p.86]
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    • 76 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Another cracking Burnout. It isn't for the weak-hearted because of the difficulty at later levels, but when it shines, oh boy, it dazzles. [Mar 2007, p.96]
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    • 82 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Legend is a largely tremendous update of the classic Raider template, only let down by the short lifespan and lack of challenge. [Apr 2006, p.80]
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    • 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]
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    • 68 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Revolution in gameplay it ain't, but its razor-sharp premise and humour make this the best Simpsons game on the market. [Dec 2007, p.92]
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    As addictive as they come. [Oct 2007, p.122]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 81 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Despite its shortcomings, just tearing about using Altair's acrobatic skills is an experience few games can match. [Christmas 2007, p.119]
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Fights are brisk so you can dip in and out in ten-minute bursts or batter your way through the entire arcade mode without getting bored. [Mar 2006, p.85]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 79 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A versatile and immersive fighter packed with individual characters, top tunes, and bone-breaking aplenty. [Aug 2006, p.98]
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    • 69 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Like all the best entertainment, it's simple, undemanding and enjoyable. [Dec 2005, p.102]
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    • 83 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    There are no massive revolutions since last year but this still easily retains its 'king of the swingers' crown. [Nov 2005, p.118]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 69 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A great game that's packed with smart ideas and presented in such an appealing way that you can't help but fall under its spell. [Christmas 2006, p.84]
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    • 74 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Darkwatch has a few neat ideas but wins us over by doing solid shooting well. Fast-paced with cool guns, what's not to like? [Nov 2005, p.120]
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    • 74 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A treat of a game that lives and dies by its simple gameplay. You'll love the intense bullet action but it is repetitive. Worth a look. [Mar 2007, p.108]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 75 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Not as educational as the upcoming "Buzz! Schools," but Mega is a packet of guaranteed rainy-day entertainment. [Apr 2007, p.90]
    • Official Playstation 2 Magazine UK
    • 81 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The flaws have been fixed and it's now bursting with the quality you'd expect, but it's still just a trimmed version of the PS2 game. [Jan 2007, p.78]
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    • 85 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The Japanese capital, reintroduced from "Midnight Club 2," is vibrant and busily populated with smashable motors and obstacles. [May 2006, p.92]
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