PC PowerPlay's Scores

  • Games
For 757 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 38% higher than the average critic
  • 4% 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 Divinity: Original Sin Enhanced Edition
Lowest review score: 0 Infestation: Survivor Stories
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 62 out of 757
757 game reviews
    • 83 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    MMO gamers will be surprised to find that there is still a lot of adventuring goodness to be had inside the world of EverQuest II. [Feb 2008, p.56]
    • PC PowerPlay
    • 73 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Tortures your mind while tickling your funnybone. [June 2012, p.67]
    • PC PowerPlay
    • 74 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Deep, old-school strategy gaming with all the expected idiosyncrasies that go with it. [July 2013, p.92]
    • PC PowerPlay
    • 82 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Some say the Point-and-click adventure is dead, but with a combination of fun gameplay and humorous send ups, Sam & Max 201 proves that good things come in small packages. [Jan 2008, p.62]
    • PC PowerPlay
    • 83 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    UT3 has all the elements of a solid, well-executed deathmatch multiplayer game, with a passable singleplayer campaign and some vehicle modes bolted on. [Jan 2008, p.41]
    • PC PowerPlay
    • 83 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    More fun than the entire French air force crashing into a firework factory. [Dec 2009, p.62]
    • PC PowerPlay
    • 75 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Synergistic puzzle gameplay is headmeltingly addictive (and beautiful), though it's more like gardening than being a god. [Aug 2013, p.82]
    • PC PowerPlay
    • 69 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Overture deals a winning hand with this gem, delivering addictive gameplay in spades. [Nov 2011, p.52]
    • PC PowerPlay
    • 83 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Beneath Gunpoint's trench coat is a witty, devious and intelligent shot of puzzling, systematic gameplay - with a healthy dose of punching. [Aug 2013, p.86]
    • PC PowerPlay
    • 78 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Overall, Vegas 2 is a solid effort. Gameplay may not be particularly groundbreaking, but is of a high quality. [Jun 2008, p.57]
    • PC PowerPlay
    • 81 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    One of the best bat-and-ballers since Breakout itself.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    An incredibly tight, good looking single player experience, the anti-CoD if you will. [July 2014, p.50]
    • PC PowerPlay
    • 79 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    You'll laugh, you'll die, and you'll come back for more. [Nov 2011, p.62]
    • PC PowerPlay
    • 84 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Solid puzzling, decent combat and gorgeous art - all for cheap! [March 2012, p.60]
    • 83 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Gorgeously rendered and scored, if somewhat hazy when it comes to the actual story. [July 2014, p.54]
    • PC PowerPlay
    • 69 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The guiltiest of pleasures. Indulge yourself and a few friends, but go read a book afterwards or something. [March 2012, p.62]
    • 84 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    With insane stunts and explosions in a huge game world, this is pure adrenaline-fuelled action to the point of repetition. [June 2010, p.60]
    • PC PowerPlay
    • 75 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Haemimont's third Tropico game brings welcome changes while not diverging too much from the well worn path. [July 2014, p.60]
    • PC PowerPlay
    • 83 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Evolution is a fantastic expansion to an already amazing race sim. [Oct 2008, p.64]
    • PC PowerPlay
    • 83 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Despite some concerns, the game is certainly not a bad one; it's no Call of Duty 3, by any stretch of the imagination – and Treyarch is definitely back in good form. The action is top notch, and the multiplayer will certainly keep people occupied for some time. [Christmas 2008, p.75]
    • PC PowerPlay
    • 78 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Accomplished, amusing city-builder sequel that's more evolution than revolution. [Nov 2011, p.64]
    • PC PowerPlay
    • 87 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Still the pick of the manager sims for this year, but the distance is shrinking. Reliability on match day crucial in the end. [Jan 2010, p.84]
    • PC PowerPlay
    • 79 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Play this game like a hack-n-slash violence festival and it just doesn’t work. Play it according to the Creed, and it’s sublime – in the strictest sense of the word. [May 2008, p.53]
    • PC PowerPlay
    • 78 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    They cut the crap, made the good stuff better and here we have the best arcade racer you can buy today. [Aug 2014, p.48]
    • PC PowerPlay
    • 86 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The Sims 3, while certainly not as comprehensive as The Sims 2, is a promising start to a new series. [Aug 2009, p.52]
    • PC PowerPlay
    • 74 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    You can't go wrong with sticking to Rocksteady's Bat-formula, however it is starting to feel a little played out. [December 2013, p.93]
    • PC PowerPlay
    • 79 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A very different, beautifully constructed and compelling look at the horrors of war. [Aug 2014, p.58]
    • PC PowerPlay
    • 72 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    This is what Battlefield 2142 should have been. [Dec 2009, p.52]
    • PC PowerPlay
    • 79 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Surprisingly deep city-building sim with lots of neat quirks. [Christmas 2009, p.62]
    • PC PowerPlay
    • 75 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Inoffensive, easy and relatively fun. [Sept 2010, p.60]
    • PC PowerPlay