Playstation Universe's Scores

  • Games
For 1,263 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 66% higher than the average critic
  • 5% same as the average critic
  • 29% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 2.3 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 76
Highest review score: 100 Grand Theft Auto V
Lowest review score: 15 Afro Samurai 2: Revenge of Kuma Volume One
Score distribution:
1263 game reviews
    • 89 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit speeds past the arcade-racing competition with its deeply connected Autolog system, breathtaking visuals, and the thrill that comes with driving exotic cars at 200 mph while chasing, or escaping, your fellow racers.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A nice package to while away the hours complete with some fine added extras.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    FIFA 11 personalizes the soccer (football) genre like never before with the new Personality Plus feature and Pro Passing. While it lacks any major overhauls like we've seen in years past, it's still a worthy follow-up to last year's installment.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    One of the few games that gets player decision-making right. While it's not quite a revolution in gaming, it does provide a fresh experience and an engrossing approach to the sub-genre.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    L.A. Noire's intriguing character profile, deep interrogation and investigation system, and impeccably detailed facial technology puts this detective thriller in a class of its own.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A game full of options, Dishonored puts choice in the hands of the player in nearly every element--gameplay, level progression, even storytelling. Dishonored is one of the greatest new IPs in recent history, and one of the best games of the year.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    The dated graphics can't stop a great storyline from being great.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Survival Horror has never been so thrilling.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 95 Critic Score
    It's easily the company’s greatest achievement. The expertly crafted story and the massive world meant for your exploration are just the tip of the iceberg...Easily the best RPG of the year.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker is as ambitious PSP game, and a worthy follow-up to previous entries. Snake is back, and with Hideo Kojima exploiting our political apprehension and love for espionage thrillers, Peace Walker easily offers one of the best experiences on Sony's handheld.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Battlefield 1 is a triumphant return to form for the series and a must-have for any first-person shooter aficionado.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    NBA 2K11 is by far the best basketball game on the market, and arguably the best sports game in years. Take some time to master the control mechanics, and you will be rewarded with the glory of Michael Jordan.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    All issues aside, Minecraft brings to consoles what PC gamers have had for a long time, and the challenge this time around is only trumped by what can be created. The modern-day libertarian's dream has finally landed on consoles, and newcomers and veterans alike would be foolish to pass it up.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 95 Critic Score
    An incredibly addictive game and those who embrace it will most certainly end up living it.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Grab your friends and family, plug in, stand up, and get ready to experience The Beatles reborn in front of your very eyes.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    In NHL 11, EA scores off a slap shot built on a strong physics system, a realistic presentation, and a deep hockey experience. Every year it seems EA makes an NHL game that will be hard to top, and this year is no different.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Dead Space is a thrilling scarefest filled with nightmarish creatures, gory detail, and the ability to make any gamer wish it was the daytime. Redwood Shores has delivered a truly must-buy title during a month of standout releases.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    NHL 09 will not only win Sports Game of the Year, but could definitely hold a strong argument for greatest sports title of all time. EA Canada has truly outdone itself this time around the rink.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 95 Critic Score
    Horizon Zero Dawn reinvigorates open-world RPGs with an excellent story, creative science fiction, and demanding gameplay. Aloy’s debut is one of PS4’s greatest games.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Rise of the Tomb Raider is a brilliant adventure romp that fans and newcomers will want to lap up immediately. With all the extra content thrown in for good measure, Lara’s latest outing is an absolute steal.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag reinvigorates the series after its patchy performance over the last few years, making it the best game since Brotherhood.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Though the storyline and outcome of the single player campaign is a little predictable, it is action packed and full of adrenaline pumping moments, whereas the multiplayer combines mechanical brilliance with an epic scale. The result, which is helped along the way by the brilliant visuals and sound, is exceptional.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Such is the high bar set by Naughty Dog that we expected a little more from this bite-sized DLC package. Nonetheless, Left Behind is gloriously produced with an excellent storyline spin-off that gives you a deeper insight into Ellie's character.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Rayman Origins provides a picture perfect port of the console version and shows off the under-the-hood power of the PlayStation Vita.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The final product that is NBA 2K17 is exactly what basketball fans want, right down to Shaq at the commentating table, but in areas where it progressed it also felt some growing pains.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 95 Critic Score
    A superior sequel absolutely layered in emergent player opportunity and a true evolution of the enduringly robust foundation lain by its predecessor, Dishonored 2 sets a staggering high standard for its genre peers to try and follow. The waiting is over; your Game of the Year is here.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Intimidating, tough and thoroughly overwhelming, Divinity: Original Sin is no easy sell for those into a more modern RPG. Yet looking past that, you will find one of 2015’s deepest and most rewarding titles, full of wit, charm and deadly challenge, all within a world that is a joy to exist in.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    While overly familiar, Black Ops offers a compelling package of intense multiplayer action and a gripping single-player campaign that will ensure fans have plenty to do until next year's iteration.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    BioShock 2 is a worthy follow-up to the critically acclaimed odyssey in Rapture. While there is only a modest amount of updates, the game stands well on its own through a new and exciting story, online multiplayer, and tremendous presentation.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Fight Night Round 4 is not perfect, but it's the best simulation of the technical and strategic elements of boxing in any game to date.