Playstation Official Magazine UK's Scores

  • Games
For 1,752 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 35% higher than the average critic
  • 6% same as the average critic
  • 59% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 7.6 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 65
Highest review score: 100 LittleBigPlanet
Lowest review score: 10 NBA Unrivaled
Score distribution:
1,752 game reviews
    • 54 Metascore
    • 50 Critic Score
    The only guarantee this brings is tears before bedtime. And that's with two ADULTS playing. [Jan 2009, p.99]
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    • 57 Metascore
    • 50 Critic Score
    This is not destined to join the pantheon of action greats. [Mar 2009, p.90]
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    • tbd Metascore
    • 50 Critic Score
    Looks lovely, but it offers few thrills. [June 2009, p.102]
    • Playstation Official Magazine UK
    • 66 Metascore
    • 50 Critic Score
    It loses whatever grip it has on your attention too quickly. [Mar 2009, p.103]
    • Playstation Official Magazine UK
    • 68 Metascore
    • 50 Critic Score
    The original's art style divided fans, but at least in Epilogue we can all agree to being disappointed. [June 2009, p.107]
    • Playstation Official Magazine UK
    • 73 Metascore
    • 50 Critic Score
    Then there's the visual sadness, which includes duff lighting, awkward cameras, and the stuttering Zoetrope-style framerate. [June 2009, p.98]
    • Playstation Official Magazine UK
    • 55 Metascore
    • 50 Critic Score
    It all feels a little soulless. [Sept 2009, p.106]
    • Playstation Official Magazine UK
    • 60 Metascore
    • 50 Critic Score
    A control scheme and camera that are aggressively opposed to you actually achieving any success or pleasure. [Christmas 2009, p.116]
    • Playstation Official Magazine UK
    • 43 Metascore
    • 50 Critic Score
    The combat's decent, but it falls down on more complex stuff like clumsy boss battles and awful dialogue that makes you want to rip your own throat out. [Jan 2010, p.119]
    • Playstation Official Magazine UK
    • 60 Metascore
    • 50 Critic Score
    It's not as if previous game adaptations have set the bar high, but this manages to fall below even those minimal standards. [Jan 2010, p.116]
    • Playstation Official Magazine UK
    • 65 Metascore
    • 50 Critic Score
    A cheap and cheerful arcade shooter. [Sept 2009, p.112]
    • Playstation Official Magazine UK
    • 55 Metascore
    • 50 Critic Score
    When your whole game is build around a mystifyingly unintuitive control mechanic, you're pretty much screwed from the outset. [Sept 2009, p.113]
    • Playstation Official Magazine UK
    • 74 Metascore
    • 50 Critic Score
    There's nothing substantial here beyond desperate button hammering. [Dec 2009, p.125]
    • Playstation Official Magazine UK
    • 65 Metascore
    • 50 Critic Score
    It's almost completely joyless. [Oct 2009, p.116]
    • Playstation Official Magazine UK
    • 48 Metascore
    • 50 Critic Score
    The whole thing's a lot like looking at a picture for ages and trying to find tiny objects. [Dec 2009, p.109]
    • Playstation Official Magazine UK
    • 74 Metascore
    • 50 Critic Score
    Star Ocean is essentially a long corridor filled with too many enemies. [Apr 2010, p.100]
    • Playstation Official Magazine UK
    • 41 Metascore
    • 50 Critic Score
    Avoid. [July 2010, p.118]
    • Playstation Official Magazine UK
    • 58 Metascore
    • 50 Critic Score
    Frustrating and tedious. [Apr 2010, p.113]
    • Playstation Official Magazine UK
    • 73 Metascore
    • 50 Critic Score
    There's little here to warrant dusting off your spacesuit. [Feb 2010, p.111]
    • Playstation Official Magazine UK
    • 56 Metascore
    • 50 Critic Score
    An avalanche of mediocrity that you'd be insane to buy. [Mar 2010, p.116]
    • Playstation Official Magazine UK
    • 67 Metascore
    • 50 Critic Score
    Reasonably pretty, totally inoffensive, and crazy cheap at 3.19 quid. [Mar 2010, p.107]
    • Playstation Official Magazine UK
    • tbd Metascore
    • 50 Critic Score
    At least the fact that the alien looks like a sad, green little poop makes it visually amusing. [Feb 2010, p.105]
    • Playstation Official Magazine UK
    • tbd Metascore
    • 50 Critic Score
    Part of the problem is that it's nearly impossible to make any sort of properly rude image on the tiny grid. Believe me, I tried. For hours. [June 2010, p.113]
    • Playstation Official Magazine UK
    • 43 Metascore
    • 50 Critic Score
    Naughty Bear certainly isn't a sweatshop import with lead shot for eyes and asbestos filling, but it's no Steiff original either. [Aug 2010, p.116]
    • Playstation Official Magazine UK
    • 74 Metascore
    • 50 Critic Score
    "Quotation Forthcoming"
    • Playstation Official Magazine UK
    • 58 Metascore
    • 50 Critic Score
    The frame rate is embarrassing. [Christmas 2010]
    • Playstation Official Magazine UK
    • 54 Metascore
    • 50 Critic Score
    An opportunity missed. [Christmas 2010]
    • Playstation Official Magazine UK
    • 71 Metascore
    • 50 Critic Score
    A complex game for strategy buffs, but tiresome and inaccessible for others. [Christmas 2010]
    • Playstation Official Magazine UK
    • 61 Metascore
    • 50 Critic Score
    Muddy textures, horrendous voice acting and repetitive gameplay plague an otherwise functional hack 'n' slasher. [Issue#51, p.103]
    • Playstation Official Magazine UK
    • 49 Metascore
    • 50 Critic Score
    Repetitive missions and drab recitals of dialogue don't justify the price. [Issue#51, p.118]
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