PC PowerPlay's Scores

  • Games
For 795 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 38% higher than the average critic
  • 5% same as the average critic
  • 57% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 4 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 69
Highest review score: 100 Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood
Lowest review score: 0 Infestation: Survivor Stories
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 62 out of 795
795 game reviews
    • 73 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Sharp, sweet, with intelligent puzzles and stunning backdrops, Lemma is definitely worth a play. [June 2015, p.61]
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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]
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    • 80 Critic Score
    An ingenious, original puzzler hiding behind a highly difficult barrier. [Oct 2012, p.84]
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    • 86 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    An essential purchase for every true Battlefield fan. [Feb 2011, p.55]
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    • 83 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Improves physics, feedback, and AI, but overlooks important details and under-utilises its immersive role-playing elements. [Dec 2011, p.60]
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    • 77 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A damn fine - if at times somewhat unforgiving - turn-based game with strategic depth and hours upon hours of play. [Christmas 2011, p.52]
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    • 85 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Dripping with passion for motor racing, Assetto Corsa is a racing sim that can only get better thanks to regular updates. [Feb 2015, p.13]
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    • 85 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The most terrifying survival horror game released in years. Buy it. What's the matter, too scared? [Dec 2010, p.58]
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    • 84 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    One of the best racers in years. However, AI disappointments and bugs may kill the appeal for some. [Dec 2010, p.60]
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Despite lacking variety in activities at the moment, it has laid the foundation for a very special space sim. [Feb 2015, p.22]
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    • 78 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The gaming equivalent of a popcorn flick. Won't win awards but it doesn't need to - simple, unpretentious fun! [Dec 2010, p.63]
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    • 72 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Familiar design that's thankfully still thoroughly unsettling. You'll never look at bacon the same way gain. [Oct 2013, p.78]
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    • 83 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Delightful and thoroughly addictive genre-blending fun teetering on the cusp of greatness. [Oct 2013, p.80]
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    • 76 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Inventive, funny and a whole lot of fun. An excellent way to break up the over-serious grind of most strategy titles. [Oct 2013, p.82]
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    • 82 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Clever storytelling makes this an essential addition to the collection of any sci-fi or adventure gaming fans. [June 2011, p.64]
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    • 85 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    As much as it can wear you out, Papers, Please is a game to reflect upon and cherish. [Oct 2013, p.90]
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    • 89 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Though the strategic side suffers, this XCOM remake still offers a worthy tactical experience.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    This is the freshest that Sam & Max have been in a while. [July 2010, p.60]
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    • 75 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A unique take on the zombie apocalypse, and one we would love to see more of in the future. [June 2011, p.67]
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    • 80 Critic Score
    A strangely serene and evocative game, lying somewhere between strategy and chaos. For the resourceful and imaginative player. [June 2012, p.54]
    • 70 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The Last Starfighter of Political Science. [June 2011, p.68]
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    • 82 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Though it lacks the subdued intelligence of Chaos Theory, there's still some cracking good sneaking to be had. [Oct 2013, p.92]
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    • 85 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    An average MMO but an excellent Star Wars game. [March 2012, p.42]