PC PowerPlay's Scores

  • Games
For 848 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 39% higher than the average critic
  • 5% same as the average critic
  • 56% 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
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 68 out of 848
848 game reviews
    • 78 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A little gem of a puzzler. [Mar 2011, p.69]
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    • 69 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    As a singleplayer campaign, Gratuitous Tank Battles is a glancing hit, but it still offers a deep and intricate take on tower defence. [Aug 2012, p.59]
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    • 82 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A content-stuffed expansion that will thrill fans. If only it did a better job of paying attention to events in the first game. [June 2010, p.56]
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    • 81 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    This is a gem that deserves to march past your defences and into your game collection. [Jan 2012, p.62]
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    • 89 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Over the course of its 30 or so hours, Mass Effect defies many of your assumptions about the modern RPG. It’s as innovative as it is traditional and succeeds where you least expect. However, one assumption remains: Bioware still know how to make a terrific game. [Sept 2008, p.55]
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    • 86 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A slightly flawed version of each, but still an epic combination of two great franchises. [Issue#252, p.54]
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    • 76 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Exceptionally clever, thoughtful, exciting and even heartbreaking. An excellent point-and-click adventure. [Aug 2012, p.64]
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    • 83 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Grim and edifying in equal measure. [Jan 2015, p.54]
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    • 76 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    It's as though someone took military shooters and asked why their protagonists aren't psychological trainwrecks. [Aug 2012, p.66]
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    • 87 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The most fun to be had in WOW since it was released 10 years ago. Worth of a re-sub. [Jan 2015, p.56]
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    • 80 Critic Score
    An excellent port of a great reboot of a beloved fighting game. [Issue#252, p.69]
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    • 79 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    An immersive, interesting and addictive take on the competitive multiplayer FPS. Go into this one swinging. [Dec 2012, p.72]
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    • 81 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A solid game that could use a little more hand holding, but otherwise another great effort from Relic. [Jan 2015, p.58]
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    • 77 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Such incredible innovation deserves to be experienced. [Feb 2010, p.54]
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    It's Far Cry 3 sporting a likable psychotic antagonist and a less douchy protagonist. Baby steps by Ubisoft, but steps none-the-less. [Jan 2015, p.60]
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    • 84 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    If any MMO is capable of beating Blizzard at its own game, it's this one. [May 2011, p.56]
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    • 75 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A streamlined action RPG with the emphasis placed firmly on the action. [Sept 2015, p.58]
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    • 74 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Strange, challenging and strangely affecting, Particulars is a unique puzzle experience. [Jan 2015, p.62]
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    • 86 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The equivalent of a man in an art gallery playing a kazoo. [May 2012, p.58]
    • 78 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Far from elemental, Fallen Enchantress will have you under her spell. [Dec 2012, p.78]
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    • 76 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    An entertaining 12 hour romp with some seriously powerful modding tools that promise many more campaigns to come. [Sept 2013, p.82]
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    • 68 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A dazzling reminder of what FPS as pure entertainment can be. Serious Sam is still relevant, and this remake is a real blast. [Feb 2010, p.62]
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    • 79 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Prefer a beastly PC over a console? It’s about time you played some Guitar Hero. Fun for kids and adults, great alone or with friends, and perfect for pretending you’re awesome at something you may well suck at in real life. [Mar 2008, p.57]
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    • 61 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Despite its quirks, EYE's mind-boggling ambition evokes the best of PC gaming's past, while giving us a glimpse into its future. [Oct 2011, p.56]
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    • 78 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    It's the best Call of Duty campaign in years, and the multiplayer continues to scratch a certain itch. [Jan 2015, p.64]
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    • 77 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Not for everyone, but if you like a mix of solo and co-op play, and big monsters, Evolve is very solid indeed. [Apr 2015, p.55]
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    • 82 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    If you have the patience to redo the same level over and over again in search of perfection, OlliOlli 2 is pretty damn great. [Sept 2015, p.65]
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    • 78 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A challenging, beautiful and rewarding old-school action platformer with a very modern twist. [Apr 2015, p.58]
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A great wargame that doesn't sacrifice its depth for strategic challenge. Some puzzle-like scenarios will obfuscate enjoyment. [Oct 2011, p.64]
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    • 74 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The hackneyed story doesn't detract from the thrilling world and new challenges of 10,000BC. [Issue#249, p.45]
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