Playstation Official Magazine UK's Scores

  • Games
For 1,922 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: 66
Highest review score: 100 The Last of Us
Lowest review score: 10 Test Yourself: Psychology
Score distribution:
1922 game reviews
    • 64 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Only its lack of depth prevents Impact from troubling the top tier of wrestling games. [Nov 2008, p.104]
    • Playstation Official Magazine UK
    • 64 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    A strikingly beautiful game that suffocates its solid action core with clumsily scripted waffle and a hodgepodge of bizarre ideas. [Oct 2013, p.90]
    • 63 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Played in small bursts, EDF's knowingly daft, trashy action is an unapologetic hoot. [Sept 2011, p.107]
    • Playstation Official Magazine UK
    • 63 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    A linear brawl that's over in less than six hours. [Christmas 2010]
    • Playstation Official Magazine UK
    • 63 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    4am's unique interaction style and possibilities deserve that extra bit of polish to match their innovation. [Aug 2012, p.105]
    • Playstation Official Magazine UK
    • 63 Metascore
    • 50 Critic Score
    You always cringe at the collision detection. [Feb 2008, p.97]
    • Playstation Official Magazine UK
    • 63 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Feels solid and assured. [Christmas 2009, p.119]
    • Playstation Official Magazine UK
    • 63 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    The mechanics are too loose to feel properly competitive in the style of a traditional footy game, which can get especially frustrating when you're defending. [Mar 2008, p.100]
    • Playstation Official Magazine UK
    • 63 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    It's essentially a third-person hack 'n' slash with an RPG film laid over the top.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The Dark Below doesn't revolutionise Destiny's addictive endgame, but the superb new missions and the lure of new gear should tide you over 'til the House of Wolves. [Feb 2015, p.91]
    • Playstation Official Magazine UK
    • 63 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Its biggest problem, though, is the competition that's already available on the store. [Oct 2009, p.123]
    • Playstation Official Magazine UK
    • 63 Metascore
    • 50 Critic Score
    Just a competent arcade game and a dire soundtrack. [Christmas 2011, p.97]
    • Playstation Official Magazine UK
    • 63 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    In spite of itself, it conveys and rewards a love for the sport. [Sept 2015, p.89]
    • Playstation Official Magazine UK
    • 63 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    It's an endearingly anarchic twist on arcade racing. [Jan 2011, p.119]
    • Playstation Official Magazine UK
    • 63 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    It's a brilliant idea, let down irreparably by a sub-bar fighting engine. [May 2007, p.114]
    • Playstation Official Magazine UK
    • 63 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Like much of WRC 3, the driving isn't bad, just ordinary. [Dec 2012, p.105]
    • Playstation Official Magazine UK
    • 63 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    There are some genuinely slick moments to be enjoyed. [Feb 2011, p.104]
    • Playstation Official Magazine UK
    • 63 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    A Move interface would have worked better. [Jan 2012, p.114]
    • Playstation Official Magazine UK
    • 63 Metascore
    • 50 Critic Score
    A disappointment considering its potential. [Jan 2016, p.94]
    • Playstation Official Magazine UK
    • 63 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    It's just a shame it hasn't got a faster, snappier matchmaking system. [Christmas 2008, p.104]
    • Playstation Official Magazine UK
    • 63 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    It's not bad. [July 2012, p.115]
    • Playstation Official Magazine UK
    • 63 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    The maps and monsters are pretty lacklustre and its storyline is basically all fluff, but a unique cast of characters and a fluid aerial battle system give this one a sugary sweet coating that's hard to resist. [Jan 2016, p.94]
    • Playstation Official Magazine UK
    • 63 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    If you like it quiet, Afrika's peacefulness and sense of freedom offer something to savour.[JPN Import; Nov 2008, p.116]
    • Playstation Official Magazine UK
    • 63 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    After a few hours the only thing keeping you coming back will be a furious determination to beat the sodding game, rather than actually approaching enjoyment. [Mar 2009, p.105]
    • Playstation Official Magazine UK
    • 63 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Some scenarios really capture the perverse freedoms of navigating an abandoned city. [July 2007, p.106]
    • Playstation Official Magazine UK
    • 63 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Played with friends this is excellent fun full of teamwork and panic as you manage rather than defeat the undead. [Oct 2011, p.103]
    • Playstation Official Magazine UK
    • 63 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    The same relatively deep two-wheel sim as ever, but with each passing year the geriatric graphics engine kills even more appeal. [July 2012, p.117]
    • Playstation Official Magazine UK
    • 63 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Unevenly brilliant and infuriating, CLOS2 combines incredible, tight combat and some spectacular visual treats with ropey stealth and a clunky narrative. Thankfully, the good outweighs the bad.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Good dumb fun, and if you expect nothing more it just about delivers. [Mar 2010, p.119]
    • Playstation Official Magazine UK
    • 63 Metascore
    • 50 Critic Score
    Visually it's everything you could have hoped for, but the compromises required to reach that fidelity, and moments of narcissism as a result of it, are hugely damaging. [Apr 2015, p.81]
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