PC PowerPlay's Scores

  • Games
For 712 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 Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth
Lowest review score: 0 Infestation: Survivor Stories
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 61 out of 712
712 game reviews
    • 75 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    It may not impress with clever mechanics, but Jazzpunk is a genuinely funny comedy romp that will put a smile on your face. [Apr 2014, p.55]
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    • 71 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    After an hour or so of play this one is quite hard to put down. [Feb 2010, p.63]
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Strangely, Pure is best described through its title. It's not complicated, it's not especially deep, and in parts it's not even that refined. It's straightforward, fast-paced, exciting racing. [Christmas 2008, p.80]
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    • 82 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    If you ever find yourself staring at your computer monitor longing for a well made, easily accessible and thoroughly enjoyable action game then Aquaria is for you. [Mar 2008, p.63]
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    • 85 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A spectacular heart-warming and utterly enchanting adventure. [Christmas 2009, p.66]
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    • 89 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Dripping with style and generously packed with content, Left 4 Dead 2 refines every aspect of its predecessor. [Jan 2010, p.82]
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    • 72 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Despite some presentation concerns the rest of what was on offer during this match was truly thrilling. [Sept 2009, p.60]
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    • 80 Critic Score
    The best release for EVE in years, another evolutionary step forward. [Apr 2011, p.55]
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    This is the expansion pack that Chaos Rising should have been, and essential strategy gaming! [Apr 2011, p.58]
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    • 75 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Fan service of the highest level, though feels a little samey at times. [Nov 2014, p.54]
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    • 77 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A surprisingly good mix of adventure and puzzle wrapped in a pretty shell. [Nov 2014, p.62]
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    • 79 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    It's fast, frenzied and brutal, and despite its simple concept never manages to get old. [Apr 2011, p.66]
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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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    • 90 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A triumph of polished design. [Oct 2012, p.64]
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    • 84 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    OCD-fuelling obsession for some, brain-melting difficulty for others. Choose, and perish. [Apr 2011, p.70]
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A beautiful and rewarding action adventure. [Aug 2011, p.65]
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    • 79 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Perhaps too complex for some but a beautiful, sprawling city management game nevertheless. [June 2010, p.58]
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    • 81 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Loot interacts with combat far better than Death's abilities. [Oct 2012, p.68]
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    • 88 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Burn through the plot so you can unleash yourself upon Far Cry 3's open world for a worthy FPS experience. [Jan 2013, p.66]
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    • 83 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A polished revision of the famous multiplayer shooter that chooses to play it safe. [Oct 2012, p.70]
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    • 74 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    If the online performance issues can be fixed, Arma III will be the finest military simulation ever created. [Nov 2013, p.78]
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    • 75 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Some good old honest space combat fun, with an inoffensive free-to-play model. Worth your time, and possibly even your money. [Apr 2013, p.86]
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Fitting lead-in to the final installment for this season. [Jan 2010, p.86]
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    • 69 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Versatile, detailed play combines with alternative history to provide hours of squishing little men under heavy automatons. [Nov 2013, p.84]
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Despite some less-impactful tweaks, Natural Selection II remains a hardcore, quintessentially PC multiplayer shooter. [Jan 2013, p.78]
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    • 76 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Volgarr does difficulty really well - but there's nothing here for anyone who doesn't like the taste of their own tears. [Nov 2013, p.87]
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    • 83 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Feels like a focused Bethesda, no longer stretched too thin in its task of crafting a world the size of Skyrim. [Apr 2013, p.93]
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    • 72 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Devoid of plot, yet highly recommended on the strength of its combat. Beautifully balanced, complex and challenging. [Nov 2013, p.96]
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    • 73 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Chessmaster: Grandmaster Edition maintains the franchise’s unassailable position as the king of chess sims. [Mar 2008, p.64]
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    • 79 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Rage won't change the FPS landscape, but it's beautiful to see in motion and a bombastic delight to play. [Dec 2011, p.52]