PC PowerPlay's Scores

  • Games
For 697 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 4.5 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 69
Highest review score: 100 Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth
Lowest review score: 0 Infestation: Survivor Stories
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 60 out of 697
697 game reviews
    • 71 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    A very basic adventure game, but more than capable of planting a big dumb grin on your face for its duration. [June 2012, p.64]
    • 77 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    A quick, occasionally funny, RPG piss-take, and a welcome diversion for a few nights' gaming. [Jan 2010, p.69]
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    • 81 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    A surprisingly rich survival horror game that doesn't try to frighten you so much as leave you feeling slightly uneasy. [June 2012, p.65]
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    • 77 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    For now, though, Bohemia's opus is a boy that would be king; the potential is there, but it's just not ready yet. [Oct 2009, p.70]
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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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    • 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]
    • 87 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Overall, Grid is an impressive racer, slick enough to forgive its obvious console origins and deep enough to forgive the frustrating AI. [Aug 2008, p.59]
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    • 70 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    An excellent free-to-play game, but a less than stellar paid experience. Definitely worth the download, but not worth your cash. [Nov 2011, p.44]
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    • 79 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Gorgeous presentation and clever level design are only held back by mild control issues. [July 2010, p.61]
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    • 74 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Admirable, but maybe not lovable. Requires stubborn determination on the part of the player. Then it's rewarding. [Nov 2011, p.50]
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    • 79 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    If you're into twitchy, fast-paced multiplayer shooters, Altitude might just be worth a look. [Mar 2010, p.75]
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Incredible potential squandered by a focus on action and dull quest design. Still a decent romp in co-op, but it could have been so much more. [Nov 2011, p.54]
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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
    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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    • 80 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Hardcore tank combat clashes with a casual business model, ensuring only the most dedicated tread-heads will get the best experience. [Nov 2011, p.60]
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    • 62 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Fight through the performance issues to find that the heart of sub simulation's best franchise still beats strong. [May 2010, p.64]
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    • 79 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Elegant and gorgeous but surprisingly difficult. [March 2012, p.64]
    • 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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    • 79 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    The basic feel of this instalment is that it’s a slightly better than normal football yearly re-release, than a drastic overhaul of the game play. [Dec 2008, p.7]
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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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    • 62 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Obtuse, ancient design and infuriating difficulty hides an addictive, oddly satisfying, well-translated hack-and-slash. [Nov 2011, p.66]
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    • 65 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Repetitive and lacking in depth, but good solid fun while it lasts. [Dec 2009, p.59]
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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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    • 81 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    A celebration of speed and movement. [Jan 2010, p.86]
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    • 70 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Instead of reinventing the wheel, Hi-Rez just painted it silver, added some bling, and called it a velocity-transfer-disc. [Apr 2010, p.54]
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    • 70 Critic Score
    A lightweight survival lark, but one that proves itself worthy of the great pun in its title. [December 2013, p.85]
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    • 79 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    So without trying to sound too overjoyed by a game which satirises, and celebrates, a culture of nonchalant melancholia, it would be very difficult to hate this episode. In the words of Max: “You have a castle and a zombie army. What do you have to be so down about?” [Apr 2008, p.68]
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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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    • 76 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    An innovative genre bending game with loads of replay value. [Aug 2009, p.56]
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