PC PowerPlay's Scores

  • Games
For 697 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 4.5 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 69
Highest review score: 100 The Witcher: Enhanced Edition
Lowest review score: 0 Infestation: Survivor Stories
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 60 out of 697
697 game reviews
    • 85 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    The unique setting, brilliant AI and palpable atmosphere, make Far Cry 2 a quintessential PC gaming experience. [Dec 2008, p.63]
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    • 91 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Dark, ambiguous and deathly refined, Dishonored delivers a world as strikingly beautiful as the stacked simulations within. A masterpiece. [Nov 2012, p.58]
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    • 81 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    A love story. A private story. A rare privilege. [Jan 2012, p.40]
    • 80 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    The rarest of all expansions: the one that's better than its base game. [Aug 2012, p.58]
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    • 87 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    The pinnacle of full-scale multiplayer warfare, Armored Kill is Battlefield perfected. [Nov 2012, p.85]
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    • 94 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    A stunning example of cross-game persistence, genre-blending and adaptive narrative. [Mar 2010, p.62]
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    • 88 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    As good as open world action gets. [May 2011, p.58]
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    • 89 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    An incredibly powerful, emotionally engaging experience; a watershed moment for videogame narrative and storytelling. [Feb 2013, p.70]
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    • 86 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    All in all, the Enhanced Edition is a triumph. Projekt Red took a great game and made it better. While the new content won’t take too much time to plough through for a veteran, it’s worth playing the original campaign again just to marvel at how much has been tweaked. [Nov 2008, p.54]
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    • 81 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Quite possibly as good as it gets when it comes to sci-fi horror. [Nov 2014, p.48]
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    • 89 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Delivers on every promise of the original, being an instant classic that proudly stands alongside the PC's finest shooters. [Oct 2012, p.62]
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    • 91 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Nothing short of a stealth masterpiece, Mark of the Ninja highlights everything we love about the genre. [Nov 2012, p.77]
    • 94 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Bethesda's finest hour and one of the greatest RPGs of all time. [Christmas 2011, p.47]
    • 93 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    This is about as good as an indie game can get. Treat yourself. [June 2011, p.60]
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    • 81 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Beyond Earth is the finest thing that Firaxis has made and a game that we suspect we'll be playing for a long time to come. [Dec 2014, p.52]
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    • 91 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Fez
    A masterpiece by any measure. [July 2013, p.89]
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    • 86 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Once you get a hang of the numerous systems, Path of Exile becomes one of the best action-RPG experiences you can have. [December 2013, p.88]
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    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    If this is what Ubisoft is capable of in ts "spare time", it deserves more time off. Inject this glorious blue neon goop into our veins. [June 2013, p.82]
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It rises above its problems to provide the kind of RPG that reminds you what made the genre so great in the first place. This game was a labour of love for CD Projekt and it shows. [Jan 2008, p.53]
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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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    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Don't play it as a puzzle game. Play it as a way of recalibrating your perception of reality. [March 2013, p.96]
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Regardless of whether you're a Batman fan or not, or whether you're angry that Batman's name has once again been taken in vain, the reality is that Lego Batman is just fun. And even angry people like fun, right? [January 2009, p.61]
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    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Massive in scope without sacrificing strategy or teamplay, PlanetSide 2 shows us what only PC gaming is capable of. [Dec 2012, p.66]
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    • 79 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The game is addictive as all hell. [May 2013, p.88]
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    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    FTL posits that managing oxygen and engines is but a metaphor for balancing the noxiousness of hope with the crushing weight of despair. [Nov 2012, p.72]
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    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Monaco offers a new and unique kind of chaotic co-op stealth gameplay, resulting in a work of indie art worth stealing. [May 2013, p.94]
    • 91 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    DX11 and DRM issues aside, Arkham City is not just Batman at his best, it's a brilliant game in its own right. [Jan 2012, p.42]
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    • 91 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    One of the most thoroughly enjoyable RPGs of all time. [Jan 2010, p.73]
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    • 77 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Jumping out of nowhere with a confidence that beggars belief, Endless Space is galactic strategy at its best. [Aug 2012, p.54]
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    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Miles deep, loaded with options and gorgeous art, Sins: Rebellion is a great, genre-transcending strategy game. [Aug 2012, p.60]
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