Playstation: The Official Magazine (US)'s Scores

  • Games
For 951 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 48% higher than the average critic
  • 4% same as the average critic
  • 48% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 3.7 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 69
Highest review score: 100 Borderlands 2
Lowest review score: 20 NFL Tour
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 89 out of 951
951 game reviews
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Those who aren't alread obsessed with Final Fantasy VII may disagree, but I for one am grateful for the depth Crisis Core has added to the FFVII universe and wholeheartedly recommend it to fans and newcomers alike. [May 2008, p.64]
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    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Consider a Skullgirls purchase as an investment to preserve the 2D fighting game genre. [June 2012, p.79]
    • Playstation: The Official Magazine (US)
    • 77 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    "Quotation Forthcoming"
    • Playstation: The Official Magazine (US)
    • 91 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Fundamentally, soccer fans can rejoice, but more impressively, even casual sports fans will appreciate a perfectly conceived, wonderfully executed sports sim. [Dec 2009, p.79]
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    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Arguably the purest, most hardcore hack-and-slash fighting game on PS3. [Nov 2009, p.68]
    • Playstation: The Official Magazine (US)
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    In a rare instance of low price and high quality colliding, this one's a steal worthy of Sly's thieving skills. [Jan 2011, p.82]
    • Playstation: The Official Magazine (US)
    • 77 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Detail-drenched visuals, impressive physic effects, and online and couch co-op make Dead Nation a meatbag-slaughtering blast. [Jan 2011, p.81]
    • Playstation: The Official Magazine (US)
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    MvC2 fans may be bitter about some of the changes, but in the end, the joy of watching our favorite characters beat the crap out of each other will always win out. [March 2011, p.70]
    • Playstation: The Official Magazine (US)
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Party games don't garner much respect from hardcore gamers, but You Don't Know Jack deserves an exception. [March 2011, p.77]
    • Playstation: The Official Magazine (US)
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Still, amid an overdose of pomp and ceremonial broadcast presentation, this simulation provides great football action and enough dream material to give high school kids goose bumps. [Oct 2010, p.84]
    • Playstation: The Official Magazine (US)
    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The modern military FPS genre is as crowded as a mess hall at chow at chow time, but BC2 has managed to inject plenty of freshness into its firefights with an engaging single-player yarn and a host of defining online features. [Apr 2010, p.74]
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    • 74 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The driving sim of choice for the true racing aficionado on the go. [Dec 2009, p.72]
    • Playstation: The Official Magazine (US)
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    BlazBlue has the moves and goods to back it up. [Aug 2009, p.71]
    • Playstation: The Official Magazine (US)
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It's a complex, challenging game with a powerful story that pulls us through it, and the portable version adds more than enough new elements to make it worth playing through again and again. [March 2011, p.80]
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