PALGN's Scores

  • Games
For 1,949 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 34% higher than the average critic
  • 6% same as the average critic
  • 60% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 3.9 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 69
Highest review score: 100 Super Mario Galaxy
Lowest review score: 5 Elf Bowling 1 & 2
Score distribution:
1,949 game reviews
    • 84 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Another gem from Codemasters. F1 2010 is everything that a racing game needs to be, and so much more.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Enslaved is a game that has managed to sneak past the hype radar, but that doesn't stop it from being one of the most enjoyable and entertaining action-adventure titles this year.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Massive, varied, challenging, rewarding and spectacular, Castlevania: Lords of Shadow is a fantastic reboot and a premier action adventure title.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Fallout: New Vegas gets off to a slow start, and the engine is showing its age. Nonetheless, it's extremely addictive and immensely rewarding for those willing to put in the time to see all the Mojave Wasteland has to offer.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    With more varied puzzles, top-notch graphics and a wonderful storyline, Professor Layton and The Lost Future is a game that a true gentleman or lady shouldn't pass up.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    More of a refinement than a revolution, but that doesn't stop DJ Hero 2 from being a truly brilliant and worthwhile addition to the rhythm action scene.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    WWE Smackdown vs. Raw 2011 doesn't completely revolutionise the genre of wrestling games, but it certainly has enough new tricks and improvements to make it one of the most compelling additions to the series in some time.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Dance Central is the best of the Kinect launch line-up, and with ongoing support promised for what is already a solid and well-executed concept, this inspires faith that developers are capable of great things with this hardware in the future.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Gran Turismo 5 mostly delivers on its promise of an all-encompassing, incredibly accurate and challenging racing simulator, and is by all means a treat for car fans and racing game fans alike.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    BlazBlue: Continuum Shift is a fantastic sequel to BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger, and it's easily one of the best fighting games of this console generation.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Raskulls is a title that is sure to amuse and entertain for hours on end, with excellent gameplay and a degree of polish that could very well rank it up there among the best Xbox Live Arcade games.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    If you, like us, have a deep nostalgic passion for adventure games, you will adore Lost Horizon. It knows exactly what it is and what it's meant to do, and while there are few surprises, it's a terrific ride.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Stacking is a delightful little game with a fantastically original premise that truly deserves to be played by everyone.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Essential for puzzle fans and highly recommended for everyone else, ilomilo is one of the most unique experiences on Xbox Live.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    The breath of fresh air that was needed in a seemingly stale FPS genre. It takes a remarkably good idea, slides across the battlefield, kicks the enemy into the air and shoots him in the crotch with it. It's that awesome, and exactly what you'd expect of a shameless, over-the-top and entertaining old-school action romp.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Retaining the classic role-playing and battle systems, Pokemon Black and White is treat for players old and new, with an engaging and lengthy adventure and countless new Pokemon to catch.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Retaining the classic role-playing and battle systems, Pokemon Black and White is treat for players old and new, with an engaging and lengthy adventure and countless new Pokemon to catch.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Short of stepping into the ring yourself, Fight Night Champion is the best possible boxing experience you can hope to find.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Hard Corps: Uprising is just a freakishly awesome game and it offers a great way to enjoy one of the most celebrated retro genres in a more relevant and modern context.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Mario vs Donkey Kong: Mini-Land Mayhem is an impressive entry into the platform puzzling genre on the DS and a fantastic follow-up to previous entries in the series.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    There's still room for improvement, but as it stands, Top Spin 4 is the most proficient tennis game of this generation.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Pokemon Fire Red and Pokemon Leaf Green are two magnificent games that pull off an amazing remake of two of the greatest titles in the franchise, however, I felt that there was a lot of room for improvement.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Pokemon Fire Red and Pokemon Leaf Green are two magnificent games that pull off an amazing remake of two of the greatest titles in the franchise, however, I felt that there was a lot of room for improvement.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Quite easily the best version released yet, and is an ideal RPG for handheld gamers. An essential purchase for what is, currently, a dead console.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Fable has its fair share of problems – the length of the main story, primarily – but it has so many fun and unique elements that will draw you deep into the world of Albion you can't help but love it.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    The type of game which could rack the fifty hour limit and still force you to come back and blow stuff up because it's just that damn enjoyable.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Arcade perfect. The ports are very clean and faithful to the originals. No sign of pixelazation here.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    The additions of the Party Mode and Dream Team Mode, along with the actual gameplay tweaks are enough to make this the strongest hockey title ever.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    A game that will last a ridiculously long amount of time. We personally shudder to think of how long it would take to complete the entire game, it would take at least fifty hours and this isn't including the Xbox Live features.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Fight Night: Round 2 claims the title of best boxing game, but still has some distance to travel before being truly great.