PC PowerPlay's Scores

  • Games
For 684 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 4.4 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 69
Highest review score: 100 Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood
Lowest review score: 0 Infestation: Survivor Stories
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 59 out of 684
684 game reviews
    • 77 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Beautiful to look at, challenging to master, over in the blink of an eye. [Jan 2013, p.84]
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    • 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]
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    • 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]
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    • 74 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    A unique puzzler which will scratch you creationalist itch. [Feb 2013, p.83]
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    • 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]
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    • 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]
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    • 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]
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    • 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]
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    • 83 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Like an oboe, this game gets ruined in the playing. Well, a bit. [June 2013, p.94]
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    • 82 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    A mostly triumphant return to form for this unique series. [July 2013, p.86]
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    • 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]
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    • 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]
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    • 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]
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    • 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]
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    • 73 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Hawken shows that piloting a mech doesn't have to be a complex task, and it gets players straight into the action. [Aug 2013, p.92]
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    • 66 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    A competent tactical shooter that doesn't push any boundaries and is only peripherally related to XCOM. [Oct 2013, p.96]
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    • 57 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    A dread-drenched take on hide-and-seek which will mesmerise some, and alienate most. [December 2013, p.80]
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    • 68 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    A space diamond in the rough, Pandora may not get everything right but exceptional combat and city management shines through. [Feb 2014, p.86]
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    For all its flaws and shortcomings, The Banner Saga's ambitions shine through well enough. [March 2014, p.52]
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    • 67 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    What initially seems like a game of dressups and progress bars reveals itself to be a much deeper story based affair. [March 2014, p.58]
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    • 75 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    If you can come to grips with the controls and the rather unhelpful upgrading UI, Ring Runner can be a very rewarding experience. [March 2014, p.59]
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    • 77 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Incredible work went into the design of almost every element of Risk of Rain, shame that the gameplay couldn't have been more inspired. [March 2014, p.60]
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    • 77 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Despite pacing issues, Teslagrad's strange blend of science and fantasy prove that opposites do indeed attract. [Apr 2014, p.58]
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    • 73 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    A simple shooter with some cool puzzles. It won't change your world but acts as a pleasant enough distraction. [Apr 2014, p.59]
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    • 65 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Both familiar and interestingly different, this is a gentle introduction for newbies, or a charismatic change-up for MOBA veterans. [Apr 2014, p.61]
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    • 86 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    A lot of fun, but perhaps a little too polished. [May 2014, p.54]
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    • 62 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Conceptually interesting, visually stunning, but ultimately feels hollow in the gameplay department. [May 2014, p.62]
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    • 77 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    There are some strong gameplay elements in Watch Dogs, but overall it's merely an adequate open world game. [July 2014, p.46]
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    • 71 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Fun enough for some dedicated campers, with some truly tense multiplayer action. [Aug 2014, p.50]
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