PC Gamer UK's Scores

  • Games
For 1,036 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 44% higher than the average critic
  • 7% same as the average critic
  • 49% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 6 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 68
Highest review score: 95 BioShock
Lowest review score: 9 Dirty Dancing: The Video Game
Score distribution:
1036 game reviews
    • 80 Metascore
    • 77 Critic Score
    Age of Conan is beautiful, but it's not bold enough. [Aug 2008, p.80]
    • PC Gamer UK
    • 80 Metascore
    • 69 Critic Score
    Age of Empires III just hasn't aged all that well. [Feb 2007, p.91]
    • PC Gamer UK
    • 80 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    A fresh, fun idea, beautifully and expertly made. Any game this inventive and clever is worth your £9.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 69 Critic Score
    Better, but eight episodes in, it needs to be even better still. [Mar 2008, p.87]
    • PC Gamer UK
    • 80 Metascore
    • 76 Critic Score
    A preposterous pleasure. [Oct 2012, p.97]
    • PC Gamer UK
    • 80 Metascore
    • 72 Critic Score
    Largely the same as ever. Good if that works for you, bad if not. [May 2007, p.83]
    • PC Gamer UK
    • 80 Metascore
    • 82 Critic Score
    A sluggish interface, weak guns and a few dull sewers can't slow this game down. Dead Island is huge, bloody and beautiful.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 84 Critic Score
    A smooth operator. [Christmas 2006, p.86]
    • PC Gamer UK
    • 80 Metascore
    • 63 Critic Score
    This Swedish smorgasbord doesn't have enough meat. [June 2006, p.93]
    • PC Gamer UK
    • tbd Metascore
    • 79 Critic Score
    You'll smile at the logic of the solution. [Oct 2007, p.86]
    • 80 Metascore
    • 86 Critic Score
    Excellent space strategy. [Nov 2009, p.90]
    • PC Gamer UK
    • 80 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    You can't help but get the impression that this was a sequel made out of obligation, rather than creative drive. [Apr 2006, p.95]
    • PC Gamer UK
    • 80 Metascore
    • 86 Critic Score
    The remarkable architectural vision, coupled with ultra-smart level design, all produced on such a huge scale, makes this as good as Tomb Raider has ever seen. [Christmas 2008, p.74]
    • PC Gamer UK
    • 80 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    The new areas are the standout feature and shine in a way the original Titan Quest's levels never did.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 62 Critic Score
    The large-scale RTS combat can be fun and the game flourishes aesthetically in some of the bigger areas, but life is too short to spend our time on games lacking spirit, spunk and novelty. [June 2006, p.94]
    • PC Gamer UK
    • 80 Metascore
    • 73 Critic Score
    A disappointingly uneven offering. [June 2013, p.96]
    • PC Gamer UK
    • 80 Metascore
    • 83 Critic Score
    The change of theme makes it all feel fresh again, the new mode adds special moments of its own, and the technological streamlining makes it approximately 15 minutes easier to jump into a game. [Dec 2006, p.106]
    • PC Gamer UK
    • 80 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    It's a delight, a near-perfect example of a populist combat sim. It's a rare battle passes some nailbiting duel or pulse-propelling advance. [June 2011, p.96]
    • PC Gamer UK
    • 80 Metascore
    • 88 Critic Score
    Exactly what Dawn of War 2 needed: a generous dose of variety, options, and vicious silliness. play through it at least twice.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 81 Critic Score
    It's Panzer General in a new greatcoat. A perfect introduction to the wonderful world of wargaming. [Oct 2011, p.80]
    • 80 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    A virtuoso display of strategy game creation, and a splendid experience for gamers with a modicum of patience. [Apr 2009, p.72]
    • PC Gamer UK
    • 80 Metascore
    • 75 Critic Score
    This DLC passes the fun test in a way the previous games didn't. [Sept 2013, p.97]
    • PC Gamer UK
    • 80 Metascore
    • 62 Critic Score
    A few too many flaws in the basic design to ever by anything more than a waypoint to the next soldier sim. [July 2006, p.88]
    • PC Gamer UK
    • 80 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    The best Lego game yet. Utter fun. [Dec 2008, p.90]
    • PC Gamer UK
    • 80 Metascore
    • 86 Critic Score
    Short but sweet - a relentlessly imaginative adventure from Double Fine that never wears out its welcome. [June 2012, p.98]
    • 80 Metascore
    • 83 Critic Score
    Watch out EA, 2K have turned up and shattered the backboard. [Jan 2009, p.91]
    • PC Gamer UK
    • 80 Metascore
    • 82 Critic Score
    Incredible value. [May 2010, p.85]
    • PC Gamer UK
    • 80 Metascore
    • 76 Critic Score
    RoboBlitz is an R2-D2 of a game: resourceful, charming, with plenty of personality, somewhat quirky, and short. Luckily, it's priced correctly, too. [Jan 2007, p.76]
    • PC Gamer UK
    • 80 Metascore
    • 69 Critic Score
    Lovingly drawn New York backdrops go some way towards rescuing the painful puzzles. [July 2007, p.90]
    • PC Gamer UK
    • 80 Metascore
    • 87 Critic Score
    The speed of TrackMania is truly ridiculous: you might think the idea of subtlety is lost when you're hitting about a gagillion miles an hour, but the faster the car, the better the handling. [Apr 2007, p.74]

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