PC PowerPlay's Scores

  • Games
For 678 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 37% higher than the average critic
  • 4% same as the average critic
  • 59% 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: 68
Highest review score: 100 Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood
Lowest review score: 0 Infestation: Survivor Stories
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 59 out of 678
678 game reviews
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A masterful expansion that completely revitalises the Civilization V experience. Coupled with Gods & Kings, this is a must-buy. [Aug 2013, p.80]
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Real-time strategy doesn't get much better than this. [Aug 2013, p.84]
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    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    There's a steep, daunting learning curve, but DOTA 2 offers one of the most rewarding game experiences you can find on PC today. [Sept 2013, p.80]
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    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Rogue Legacy isn't reinventing the wheel, but it is an incredibly well designed wheel and one that's fun to spin. [Sept 2013, p.86]
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    • 67 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    This is the first-person shooter distilled, a tribute to PC gaming's glorious days of yore. You need to play it. [Sept 2013, p.88]
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    • 75 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    With an ambitious concept, it's easy to forgive smaller mistakes - fortunately, Beatbuddy barely has any. [Oct 2013, p.86]
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    • 79 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It's not the desire for cash or gold that'll keep you coming back, but the desire to pull off the perfect heist. [Oct 2013, p.94]
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    • 69 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    If you found Proteus poignant and Gone Home felt like going home, Shelter will break your heart. [Nov 2013, p.88]
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    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Somehow retains the series' trademark braininess and complexity while being clearer, simpler and far more fun. [Nov 2013, p.92]
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    An unrelenting torrent of gore and terror that plays your nerves like a fiddle...until all the strings break. [Nov 2013, p.94]
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    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A combination of sublime and ridiculous, Saints Row IV is outlandish fun. [Nov 2013, p.97]
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    • 91 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    There's never been a batter time to replay Human Revolution; especially with the devs in your ear explaining why things are broken. [December 2013, p.94]
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    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Makes up for the failings of AC3, delivering a fantastic, engaging open world experience. [Jan 2014, p.78]
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    • 79 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It might look dead on the outside, but the systemic mechanical genius of State of Decay is gloriously alive and kicking. [Feb 2014, p.82]
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    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    One of the finest TV to game transitions ever made, though not to everybody's taste. [Apr 2014, p.56]
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    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The story of Act V may come off as a bit of an afterthought, but the new changes and classes breathe new life into Diablo III. [May 2014, p.60]
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    • 91 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The definitive Dark Souls II experience, the latest entry to The Souls series shines on the PC. [June 2014, p.50]
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    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A gem that combines a great PC franchise with simple gameplay and a reasonable Free to Play business model. [June 2014, p.54]
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    An excellent expansion for an already excellent RTS. [Aug 2014, p.56]
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    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A polished, intricate and highly enjoyable old fashioned RPG featuring some very modern mechanics. [Aug 2014, p.60]
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    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Solid action wrapped in a fascinating simulated Orc society. [Nov 2014, p.52]
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    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Some rough edges, but this is the finest RPG to emerge in many years. [Nov 2014, p.56]
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    • 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]
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    • 79 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Overall a good mix of realistic action and tactical gameplay will appeal to the Private Ryans rather than the Rambos. [Dec 2008, p.73]
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    • 67 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    In full stride Kane & Lynch comes up trumps. It offers an action-packed ride of memorable settings wrapped around a couple of gritty-as-hell characters. [Jan 2008, p.55]
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    • 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]
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    • 89 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Whether or not L4D should form part of your gaming collection can be decided with your reaction to a single word: Zombies. If a little chill of excitement tingled down your spine right now, you know what to do. [January 2009, p.47]
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    • 73 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Frontlines is a great and engaging game that may not steal your life, but if you are a fan of FPS and online combat, this is definitely a worthy game to have nestled beside Battlefield 2142. [May 2008, p.58]
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    • 77 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    We found the different races to be surprisingly equal on the battlefield and if this holds up under super competitive online play UAW could become very popular indeed. [Feb 2008, p.59]
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    • 81 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    It seems Gas Powered Games has really been listening to the fans because forged Alliance builds on the Supreme Commander legacy to make a great game downright amazing. [Jan 2008, p.58]
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