PC PowerPlay's Scores

  • Games
For 693 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 4.2 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 69
Highest review score: 100 Battlefield 3: Armored Kill
Lowest review score: 0 Infestation: Survivor Stories
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 59 out of 693
693 game reviews
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Sexy, sloppy, silly, sassy, and substantial; everything you could want in a sandbox. [Christmas 2011, p.50]
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    • 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]
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    • 91 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    DX11 and DRM issues aside, Arkham City is not just Batman at his best, it's a brilliant game in its own right. [Jan 2012, p.42]
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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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    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    An indie classic on par with Braid or Limbo. [March 2012, p.50]
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A significantly more accessible setting makes this latest Anno a must play for all city management fans. [March 2012, p.52]
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    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    So good that it's become the only way to play Battlefield 3. Buy this now, and enjoy a bit of nostalgia in a new light. [March 2012, p.56]
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    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Both challenging and elegant, Unity of Command is perfect for both novices and hardcore gamers alike. [March 2012, p.58]
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A masterful rendition to the franchise. [Apr 2012, p.58]
    • 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]
    • 66 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A surprisingly detailed add-in for this controversially received sequel. New approaches to encounter design and smarter enemies stand out, although story remains a strong feature.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A few tweaks and concessions aren't enough to stall this brilliant revival of the fastest multiplayer shooter on PC. [June 2012, p.50]
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Classic dungeon-crawling brought back to life. [June 2012, p.52]
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    As ridiculous and over the top as Max's loud shirt, with similar undertones of tension and internal conflict. [July 2012, p.60]
    • 74 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The Secret World is a breath of fresh air in a stale genre. It is the adventure reimagined for a new era. I love this game, unequivocally. And I sincerely hope you do too.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Jumping out of nowhere with a confidence that beggars belief, Endless Space is galactic strategy at its best. [Aug 2012, p.54]
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    • 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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    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Strange, brilliant, and exceptionally well-crafted, this action-RPG deserves your love despite the lack of care from its developers. [Oct 2012, p.66]
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    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    FTL posits that managing oxygen and engines is but a metaphor for balancing the noxiousness of hope with the crushing weight of despair. [Nov 2012, p.72]
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    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Massive in scope without sacrificing strategy or teamplay, PlanetSide 2 shows us what only PC gaming is capable of. [Dec 2012, p.66]
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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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Don't play it as a puzzle game. Play it as a way of recalibrating your perception of reality. [March 2013, p.96]
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    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Everything you could want from an archeological adventure, except having to press six keys to mantle. [Apr 2013, p.80]
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    • 79 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The game is addictive as all hell. [May 2013, p.88]
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    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Monaco offers a new and unique kind of chaotic co-op stealth gameplay, resulting in a work of indie art worth stealing. [May 2013, p.94]
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    If this is what Ubisoft is capable of in ts "spare time", it deserves more time off. Inject this glorious blue neon goop into our veins. [June 2013, p.82]
    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The new campaign provides the perfect training ground for newcomers, who can then look forward to an incredible multiplayer mode. [July 2013, p.88]
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