Playstation Official Magazine Australia's Scores

  • Games
For 830 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 47% higher than the average critic
  • 6% same as the average critic
  • 47% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 2 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 71
Highest review score: 100 God of War III
Lowest review score: 10 Ride to Hell: Retribution
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 59 out of 830
830 game reviews
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Who'd have thought the guys behind Far Cry 3 could show JRPGs how it's done? [June 2014, p70]
    • Playstation Official Magazine Australia
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Secures the crown as this generation's greatest fighter. That said, will price gouge returning fans. [August 2014, p81]
    • Playstation Official Magazine Australia
    • 76 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    A somewhat flawed albeit ultimately fantastic entry to the Bat-series. Storyline really delivers, too. We can't wait to see what Warners Montreal does next. [December 2013, p76]
    • Playstation Official Magazine Australia
    • 83 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Packed full of content. Looks and plays better than ever before. Consider us a fan of the Skyland. [December 2013, p78]
    • Playstation Official Magazine Australia
    • 85 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Going off Faith we're in for a hell of a ride. Now more bourbon-fuelled piggies, please! [December 2013, p80]
    • Playstation Official Magazine Australia
    • 73 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    This is the reboot the series needed. If you own a PS4, you own this by default. [Christmas 2013, p70]
    • Playstation Official Magazine Australia
    • 80 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Rivals is a sequel that confidently overtakes 2012’s Most Wanted. No doors are blown off, but needs are very much fulfilled. . [Christmas 2013, p75]
    • Playstation Official Magazine Australia
    • 83 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    LEGO: Marvel Super Heroes is a pretty attractive package, boasting a lot of game and overflowing with reverent fanservice. [Christmas 2013, p79]
    • Playstation Official Magazine Australia
    • 85 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    A perfect port of what is effectively an emergent fun generator. [March 2014, p81]
    • Playstation Official Magazine Australia
    • 87 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    At its best, Tearaway is a wonderful celebration of Vita's creative potential. [January 2014, p74]
    • Playstation Official Magazine Australia
    • 84 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Resogun is a downloadable crack of the best variety. Buy it. [January 2014, p76]
    • Playstation Official Magazine Australia
    • 74 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Whether you're a rookie or an in-the-know veteran, this is an enjoyable package. [January 2014, p78]
    • Playstation Official Magazine Australia
    • 79 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    A personality-packed puzzlefest that defies categorisation and is one of the funniest games in recent memory. [February 2014, p80]
    • Playstation Official Magazine Australia
    • 82 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    A gorgeously produced pinball dream that comes close to besting the real thing. [February 2014, p81]
    • Playstation Official Magazine Australia
    • 77 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    An update worthy of the source material. Old-school platforming worth jumping into [April 2014, p81]
    • Playstation Official Magazine Australia
    • 83 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    The definition of a pick up and play that's fiendishly addictive. This is perfect for the Vita. [May 2014, p77]
    • Playstation Official Magazine Australia
    • 82 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Addictive and charming in equal measure, and never short of new ideas. [May 2014, p77]
    • Playstation Official Magazine Australia
    • 73 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    It might not to be on your new PS4, but Brazil 2014 is still quite a surprisingly polished spin-off. [June 2014, p72]
    • Playstation Official Magazine Australia
    • 80 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Lovingly ported to PSV, but not completely ageless. [June 2014, p77]
    • Playstation Official Magazine Australia
    • 79 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    A brutal and gory game that earns both its rating and place in the franchise. [July 2014, p76]
    • Playstation Official Magazine Australia
    • 83 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Transistor is more Supergiant magic, even if it doesn't surpass its previous attempt. [July 2014, p78]
    • Playstation Official Magazine Australia
    • 76 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Codies triggered a flashback rewind to correct the mistake that was Grid 2. Weighted towards sim, but fun as well. [August 2014, p72]
    • Playstation Official Magazine Australia
    • 69 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Take time to learn its ways, grasshopper, and this will become the most technical and rewarding MMA game you've ever faced. [August 2014, p75]
    • Playstation Official Magazine Australia
    • 84 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    While it lasts, The Swapper is one of the cleverest puzzle games in recent memory, both in terms of its mechanics and philosophical plot. [August 2014, p82]
    • Playstation Official Magazine Australia
    • 86 Metascore
    • 84 Critic Score
    Runs at 1080p, includes tweaks and extra content. Well worth the upgrade from PS3. [June 2014, p74]
    • Playstation Official Magazine Australia
    • 76 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The most authentic WWII shooter yet, but often at the expense of fun. [December 2008, p.72]
    • Playstation Official Magazine Australia
    • 83 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    But the more changes they make to get in line with a faster-paced style of gameplay, the further away they drift from what made the franchise unique for so many years. The drudgery at the beginning may annoy the casual gamer with an investment of several hours before Paradigm Shift is available and a half-a-dozen more before the first summons. Fans, however, won’t care in the slightest. They’ll be well aware lead time before proceedings really kick off. [Apr 2010 p.64]
    • Playstation Official Magazine Australia
    • 79 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    There’s nothing particularly wrong with Tekken 6, but the series is starting to age. Gorgeous graphics help, but this genre needs some fresh blood. [Dec 2009, p.66]
    • Playstation Official Magazine Australia
    • 72 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Fun. It's three little letters that seem to have been lost - Mercs 2 has it in spades! [Nov 2008, p.98]
    • Playstation Official Magazine Australia
    • 72 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A surprisingly fun title with a unique look. Flawed but charming. Well worth an attempt. [Feb 2010, p.70]
    • Playstation Official Magazine Australia