PC PowerPlay's Scores

  • Games
For 728 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 37% higher than the average critic
  • 5% same as the average critic
  • 58% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 4.3 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 69
Highest review score: 100 Mark of the Ninja
Lowest review score: 0 Infestation: Survivor Stories
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 61 out of 728
728 game reviews
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Miles deep, loaded with options and gorgeous art, Sins: Rebellion is a great, genre-transcending strategy game. [Aug 2012, p.60]
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    • 72 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Pure mayhem, pure fun, pure Serious Sam, pure first-person shooting. [Jan 2012, p.66]
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    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The best of the Dragon Age series by far and one of BioWare's most accomplished games to boot. [Jan 2015, p.50]
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    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Hilarious, action-packed and engrossing, Tales from the Borderlands is a fresh new take on life on Pandora. We can't wait for more. [Jan 2015, p.55]
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    • 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]
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    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Lightning fast gameplay with an unexpected depth of subject matter. A surprise indie gem. [Dec 2012, p.76]
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    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    There's a steep, daunting learning curve, but DOTA 2 offers one of the most rewarding game experiences you can find on PC today. [Sept 2013, p.80]
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    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The most comprehensive football aim on the market just got a little less comprehensive - and is all the better for it. [Dec 2012, p.80]
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    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    One of the finest PC games ever created. Eidos Montreal has touched the sun. [Oct 2011, p.40]
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    • 76 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    An unusual yet beautiful game bound to remind you of nature's power. [Oct 2011, p.50]
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    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Rogue Legacy isn't reinventing the wheel, but it is an incredibly well designed wheel and one that's fun to spin. [Sept 2013, p.86]
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    • 67 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    This is the first-person shooter distilled, a tribute to PC gaming's glorious days of yore. You need to play it. [Sept 2013, p.88]
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    • 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]
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    • 78 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Occasionally suffers from a bit of slowdown but otherwise Hands of Fate is a highly polished and idiosyncratic joy. [Apr 2015, p.60]
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    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The story of Act V may come off as a bit of an afterthought, but the new changes and classes breathe new life into Diablo III. [May 2014, p.60]
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    • 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]
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    • 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]
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    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    I was pleasantly surprised. [Jan 2010, p.86]
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    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A masterful rendition to the franchise. [Apr 2012, p.58]
    • 79 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A true exemplar of intelligent game design, Waking Mars is a compelling and imaginative masterpiece. An absolute must-play. [Feb 2013, p.74]
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    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Simple controls don't mean a simple game. A great game for those of you up for fiendishly complex battle. [Apr 2012, p.60]
    • 76 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A fresh take on the survival simulator with a few key innovations that instil contrasting moments of zen and sheer terror. [Feb 2013, p.76]
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    • 91 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The definitive Dark Souls II experience, the latest entry to The Souls series shines on the PC. [June 2014, p.50]
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    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A gem that combines a great PC franchise with simple gameplay and a reasonable Free to Play business model. [June 2014, p.54]
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    • 79 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It might look dead on the outside, but the systemic mechanical genius of State of Decay is gloriously alive and kicking. [Feb 2014, p.82]
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    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A refreshingly crisp and astutely focused look at one of the greatest 19th century battles. [Sept 2014, p.60]
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    • 91 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    One Must Fall before this barrage of fighting goodness! [Nov 2009, p.54]
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    • 93 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Drink the kool-aid and go to a happy place. [Oct 2010, p.56]
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    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A labour of love that successfully captures the spirit of the original. [Oct 2010, p.64]
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    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    If Gears of War had appeared on PC first, we’d sing its praises as a straight-up FPS which displays refreshing game dynamics. But the fact remains it’s old news. Many 369 owners who are also PC gamers will already have it… But if you’ve resisted, it’s worth playing on the platform that can properly do it justice. [Jan 2008, p.43]
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