PC PowerPlay's Scores

  • Games
For 854 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 38% higher than the average critic
  • 5% same as the average critic
  • 57% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 4.1 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 69
Highest review score: 100 Minecraft
Lowest review score: 0 Infestation: Survivor Stories (The War Z)
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 69 out of 854
855 game reviews
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    • 80 Critic Score
    An ingenious, original puzzler hiding behind a highly difficult barrier. [Oct 2012, p.84]
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    • 86 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    An essential purchase for every true Battlefield fan. [Feb 2011, p.55]
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    • 83 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Improves physics, feedback, and AI, but overlooks important details and under-utilises its immersive role-playing elements. [Dec 2011, p.60]
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    • 77 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A damn fine - if at times somewhat unforgiving - turn-based game with strategic depth and hours upon hours of play. [Christmas 2011, p.52]
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    • 85 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Dripping with passion for motor racing, Assetto Corsa is a racing sim that can only get better thanks to regular updates. [Feb 2015, p.13]
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    • 85 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The most terrifying survival horror game released in years. Buy it. What's the matter, too scared? [Dec 2010, p.58]
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    • 84 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    One of the best racers in years. However, AI disappointments and bugs may kill the appeal for some. [Dec 2010, p.60]
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Despite lacking variety in activities at the moment, it has laid the foundation for a very special space sim. [Feb 2015, p.22]
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    • 78 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The gaming equivalent of a popcorn flick. Won't win awards but it doesn't need to - simple, unpretentious fun! [Dec 2010, p.63]
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    • 72 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Familiar design that's thankfully still thoroughly unsettling. You'll never look at bacon the same way gain. [Oct 2013, p.78]
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    • 83 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Delightful and thoroughly addictive genre-blending fun teetering on the cusp of greatness. [Oct 2013, p.80]
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    • 76 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Inventive, funny and a whole lot of fun. An excellent way to break up the over-serious grind of most strategy titles. [Oct 2013, p.82]
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    • 82 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Clever storytelling makes this an essential addition to the collection of any sci-fi or adventure gaming fans. [June 2011, p.64]
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    • 85 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    As much as it can wear you out, Papers, Please is a game to reflect upon and cherish. [Oct 2013, p.90]
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    • 89 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Though the strategic side suffers, this XCOM remake still offers a worthy tactical experience.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    This is the freshest that Sam & Max have been in a while. [July 2010, p.60]
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    • 83 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The best Resident Evil game in years is only bogged down by the blatantly RE bits. [Issue#259, p.58]
    • 75 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A unique take on the zombie apocalypse, and one we would love to see more of in the future. [June 2011, p.67]
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    • 80 Critic Score
    A strangely serene and evocative game, lying somewhere between strategy and chaos. For the resourceful and imaginative player. [June 2012, p.54]
    • 70 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The Last Starfighter of Political Science. [June 2011, p.68]
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    • 82 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Though it lacks the subdued intelligence of Chaos Theory, there's still some cracking good sneaking to be had. [Oct 2013, p.92]
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    • 72 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Simple but effective puzzling bolstered by an excellent soundtrack. [Issue#259, p.61]
    • 85 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    An average MMO but an excellent Star Wars game. [March 2012, p.42]
    • 80 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A little too abrupt to be entirely satisfying, 1979 Revolution is still a powerful and memorable slice of history. [Issue#251, p.60]
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    • 85 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A bigger, better, prettier sequel to the wonderful Legend of Grimrock. [Dec 2014, p.57]
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    • 70 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Ronin's turn-based combat is a breath of fresh air. A solid game in spite of its brevity. [Aug 2015, p.64]
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    • 83 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A challenging game full of tactical puzzles and some really engaging mechanics. [Dec 2014, p.62]
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    • 90 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    There are very few fruitless, time-wasting missions here. [Jan 2010, p.50]
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    • 74 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    For the Sims 2 fan whose enthusiasm has been decaying in the six months since Bon Voyage, prepare to be bombarded by new things. And for those gamers who haven’t yet experienced the world’s highest grossing game series, perhaps The Sims 2 is now exhaustive enough to deserve a second glance. [May 2008, p.61]
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    • 82 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The diamond in the rough gleams more brightly, but still a chore to properly enjoy. [Jan 2010, p.56]
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