PC PowerPlay's Scores

  • Games
For 842 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 39% higher than the average critic
  • 4% 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 Far Cry 2
Lowest review score: 0 Infestation: Survivor Stories (The War Z)
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 68 out of 842
842 game reviews
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    As beautiful as it is hard. You'll love it and hate it at the same time, but ultimately walk away satisfied. [Feb 2011, p.59]
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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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    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A few tweaks and concessions aren't enough to stall this brilliant revival of the fastest multiplayer shooter on PC. [June 2012, p.50]
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Classic dungeon-crawling brought back to life. [June 2012, p.52]
    • 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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    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    If you're after a basketball game that's more than just over the top dunks, 2K10 will most definitely satisfy. [Feb 2010, p.62]
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    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    More than a mere Minecraft clone, Terraria takes 2D platforming to a whole new level. [Sept 2011, p.54]
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    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    An indie classic on par with Braid or Limbo. [March 2012, p.50]
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    An excellent introduction to the world of MOBAs for anyone put off by the learning curve or community of other games. [Aug 2015, p.63]
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    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Although the story is a definite middle section, the strategy and stakes of Banner Saga 2 are greatly improved. [Issue#251, p.64]
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    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A significantly more accessible setting makes this latest Anno a must play for all city management fans. [March 2012, p.52]
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    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The mechanics aren't always calibrated to work seamlessly with the difficulty, but even so, HLD is a stunning indie masterpiece. [Issue#251, p.65]
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    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Still one of the most polished and purely addictive games around. You know exactly why you're here. [Feb 2011, p.61]
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    • 92 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It’s more than just new content, it is a concerted effort to make Galactic Civilisations as polished and complete a product as possible. And you know what? Mission accomplished. [Sept 2008, p.58]
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    • 89 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Sprawling and beautiful in equal measure. It can be a tough slog, but it's worth it. [May 2015, p.62]
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The new campaign provides the perfect training ground for newcomers, who can then look forward to an incredible multiplayer mode. [July 2013, p.88]
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    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Solid backbone to a bright Warhammer future. [Mar 2009, p.50]
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    • 74 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A sensationally addictive massively multiplayer action RPG, and it's free. What are you waiting for?! [Aug 2013, p.78]
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    • 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
    The question you’re asking is: “Yes, but is it better than World of Warcraft?” Well, is it? Undoubtedly. Easy to get into, awesome combat, great story, and massively detailed world, gorgeous to look at. [Aug 2008, p.57]
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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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    • 92 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It shows how a development team can tackle a new era with the techniques they’ve refined over the years, and rather than lose what made the originals so great, actually improve. [Jan 2008, p.47]
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    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A gorgeous game, featuring expert narration and meaningful mechanics, where story, lore and gameplay are effortlessly weaved together. [Nov 2011, p.56]
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    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A must-have for Age of Conan players. [Aug 2010, p.64]
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    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    So good that it's become the only way to play Battlefield 3. Buy this now, and enjoy a bit of nostalgia in a new light. [March 2012, p.56]
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    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Both challenging and elegant, Unity of Command is perfect for both novices and hardcore gamers alike. [March 2012, p.58]
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A stupefying number of bugs and an aging engine can do little to hold back this slice of brilliance. [Issue#185, p.60]
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    • 66 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A surprisingly detailed add-in for this controversially received sequel. New approaches to encounter design and smarter enemies stand out, although story remains a strong feature.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Beautiful to look at and a thrill to play, Blur combines speed, strategy and style into a thoroughly entertaining package. [Aug 2010, p.62]
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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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