PC PowerPlay's Scores

  • Games
For 647 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 36% higher than the average critic
  • 4% same as the average critic
  • 60% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 4.8 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 68
Highest review score: 100 Battlefield 3: Armored Kill
Lowest review score: 0 Infestation: Survivor Stories
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 58 out of 647
647 game reviews
    • 91 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    One Must Fall before this barrage of fighting goodness! [Nov 2009, p.54]
    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Immersive, engaging, versatile, and packed to the brim with character and backstory. [Mar 2010, p.56]
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    I was pleasantly surprised. [Jan 2010, p.86]
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    If you're after a basketball game that's more than just over the top dunks, 2K10 will most definitely satisfy. [Feb 2010, p.62]
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A reminder that games can be simple and satisfying all at once. A triumph of focused, self-consistent design. [Jan 2010, p.84]
    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Third time's a charm for this quintessential PC franchise. [Feb 2010, p.58]
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Beautiful to look at and a thrill to play, Blur combines speed, strategy and style into a thoroughly entertaining package. [Aug 2010, p.62]
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A must-have for Age of Conan players. [Aug 2010, p.64]
    • 93 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Drink the kool-aid and go to a happy place. [Oct 2010, p.56]
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A labour of love that successfully captures the spirit of the original. [Oct 2010, p.64]
    • 77 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Totally free, and totally worth your time. [Oct 2010, p.65]
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Radically reinvented and beautifully presented, Civilization V is a must-buy for fans and just as accessible for newbies. [Nov 2010, p.52]
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    One of Mass Effect 2's most thrilling missions. [Dec 2010, p.64]
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A stupefying number of bugs and an aging engine can do little to hold back this slice of brilliance. [Issue#185, p.60]
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    As beautiful as it is hard. You'll love it and hate it at the same time, but ultimately walk away satisfied. [Feb 2011, p.59]
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Still one of the most polished and purely addictive games around. You know exactly why you're here. [Feb 2011, p.61]
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    No one can touch Total War and Shogun 2 simply furthers the point. [Apr 2011, p.48]
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Beautiful, bacon-fueled carnage. [Apr 2011, p.62]
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Moving even further from the classic RPG, strong story and clever combat are nonetheless still found within Dragon Age II. [May 2011, p.52]
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Sharing the experience of tense, realistic flight simming does wonderful things for the game's appeal. [May 2011, p.62]
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Quite simply one of the most exciting strategy games to come out in years. [Aug 2011, p.58]
    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    This game won't be everything to everyone, but it does what it does with supreme confidence, foul-mouthed grace and seemingly effortless attention to detail. [Aug 2011, p.70]
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    More than a mere Minecraft clone, Terraria takes 2D platforming to a whole new level. [Sept 2011, p.54]
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    One of the finest PC games ever created. Eidos Montreal has touched the sun. [Oct 2011, p.40]
    • 76 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    An unusual yet beautiful game bound to remind you of nature's power. [Oct 2011, p.50]
    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A superb, harrowing experience, guaranteed to crawl under your skin and stay there for a long time. [Oct 2011, p.58]
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A gorgeous game, featuring expert narration and meaningful mechanics, where story, lore and gameplay are effortlessly weaved together. [Nov 2011, p.56]
    • 73 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A challenging, rewarding and sublime homage to the early days of the first-person shooter - with a few modern twists. [Dec 2011, p.58]
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Sexy, sloppy, silly, sassy, and substantial; everything you could want in a sandbox. [Christmas 2011, p.50]
    • 89 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Both a triumphant leap forward and a return to form for the Battlefield series. This is the best multiplayer shooter on PC. [Christmas 2011, p.58]