PC PowerPlay's Scores

  • Games
For 656 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 36% higher than the average critic
  • 5% same as the average critic
  • 59% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 4.7 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 68
Highest review score: 100 To the Moon
Lowest review score: 0 Infestation: Survivor Stories
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 59 out of 656
656 game reviews
    • 76 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    A pure distillation of old-school gameplay, decanted into a laser-cut crystal goblet of 21st Century awesome. [June 2012, p.66]
    • 66 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    A ballsy take on the WWII shooter formula. [July 2012, p.65]
    • 68 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Less Hot Shots and more Hot Fuzz. [July 2012, p.66]
    • 36 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    A poorly-made, unashamedly dumb game that nevertheless offers equally dumb entertainment. [July 2012, p.69]
    • 77 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Unique puzzle mechanics provide some intriguing conundrums, but things end up stuck in the flat dimension. [Aug 2012, p.62]
    • 66 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Hardly essential, but worth it if you loved Skyrim's Daedric quests. [Sept 2012, p.52]
    • 75 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    A more-than-capable shooter that is a blast to play. Shame about the pings. [Sept 2012, p.59]
    • 81 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    The series' new benchmark for quality. Don't let these bricks get lost under the couch. [Sept 2012, p.62]
    • 74 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Hypnotic experience. [Oct 2012, p.72]
    • 82 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    A smart, lengthy and logical adventure game that is consistently enjoyable without ever trying to be incredible. [Oct 2012, p.81]
    • 82 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    The fur's not flying here - Mists of Pandaria is another solid addiction to World of Warcraft. [Nov 2012, p.68]
    • 66 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    An inventive physics-fueled game that pushes players' patience a little too hard in later levels. [Nov 2012, p.70]
    • 72 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Always fascinating, this devious puzzle-platformer makes up for in creativity and charm what it lacks in polish. [Nov 2012, p.81]
    • 80 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Rather than wheel out a new car for this year's season, F1 2012 is content to dust off last year's model and slap on a new set of tyres. [Nov 2012, p.83]
    • 78 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    A skilled remastering of an important title - just one that fails to excite as it once did. [Jan 2013, p.70]
    • 77 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Beautiful to look at, challenging to master, over in the blink of an eye. [Jan 2013, p.84]
    • 68 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    A short experiment based around a fairly oblique puzzle system, Litter Inferno succeeds as a compelling curio. [Feb 2013, p.75]
    • 74 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    A strange and effortlessly charming game that rewards those who take the time to parse its various idiosyncrasies. [Feb 2013, p.81]
    • 74 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    A unique puzzler which will scratch you creationalist itch. [Feb 2013, p.83]
    • 66 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    If you want to spend a night out with FreeSpace 2 in a slinky red dress, this is your game. Just don't expect thrilling dinner conversation. [March 2013, p.84]
    • 74 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    A conflicting mash of awesome and awful, with awesome maybe just edging out on top. [March 2013, p.92]
    • 76 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    A series we're glad to see come to a close. But if you like games with HEAPS of graphics, or for the multiplayer. [Apr 2013, p.82]
    • 78 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Dead Space 3 brings refreshing gameplay options without sacrificing the gritty, believable universe, but scares are few and far between. [Apr 2013, p.92]
    • 75 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Anodyne falls between average and perfection, offering a strange, funny, horrifying few hours of old-school action-adventure. [June 2013, p.91]
    • 83 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Like an oboe, this game gets ruined in the playing. Well, a bit. [June 2013, p.94]
    • 82 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    A mostly triumphant return to form for this unique series. [July 2013, p.86]
    • 68 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Far from a perfect sim, but as a commentary on the industry we follow and love, it's enough to give you pause for thought. [July 2013, p.90]
    • 64 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    A game of grand ideas, then, if not grand strategy. There is a core here that deserves further exploration. [Aug 2013, p.83]
    • 77 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    An intriguing strategy/RPG hybrid with a lot to offer those who can conquer its more obvious flaws. [Aug 2013, p.88]
    • 77 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    An interesting change of pace for fans - or, on the flipside, it could be just the thing to get you interested. [Aug 2013, p.91]