Playstation Universe's Scores

  • Games
For 1,437 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 65% higher than the average critic
  • 4% same as the average critic
  • 31% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 1.9 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 76
Highest review score: 100 Persona 4 Arena Ultimax
Lowest review score: 10 Troll and I
Score distribution:
1437 game reviews
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The latest in arguably Codemasters cornerstone racing franchise; rally racing on PS4 just doesn’t get better than Dirt 4. It simply doesn’t.
    • 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.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The best 2D fighter on PS4 with superb cross-buy and cross-play functionality.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Whether you enjoy it or not will depend on your expectations. Walk into it with a clear mind and you will get lost in this magical fantasy world.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Trine 2: Complete Story is a grand embellishment of one of the most charming and accomplished adventure platformers in recent years. Bolstered by a wealth of additional content, multiplayer modes and the gorgeous 1080p/60 fps veneer that PlayStation 4 allows, this should be the next game to find a home on your PlayStation 4.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc is easily one of the PlayStation Vita's niche gems with rock solid presentation and a gripping story that doesn't let you go till the end.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Stimulating, frustrating and visually spectacular, MotorStorm: Apocalypse takes arcade racing to a whole new thrilling level.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    In every way that a remake of a classic property can be, Pac-Man 256 soars.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    If the dazzling production values don't win you over, the storyline, characters and engaging combat will.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Hitman’s first season is a full-blown triumph. IO Interactive has masterfully pulled off this gamble with relatively few hiccups along the way. The world of assassination has never been a finer place to visit than it is right now.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A unique experience with plenty of replay value, Eagle Flight is as fun as it gets right now on PlayStation VR.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A charmingly well-crafted marriage of co-operative play and Metroidvania esque mechanics, Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime is quite unlike any PS4 game currently available and is absolutely worth the price of admission for those looking for their next long-term co-op fix.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Layers of Fear is everything a mature, modern horror game should be. Subtle, smart, unnerving and genuinely intriguing.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Even though it stands as more of a refinement over its immediate predecessor than a genuine leap, this latest entry in the BlazBlue series stays true to form by overwhelming players with a deliciously deep combat system, brilliant cast of characters and a veritable avalanche of content.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Lara Croft GO is that rarest of beasts; a puzzle effort that not only elegantly distills the core essence of the franchise with which it shares its namesake, but one which is equally at home on PS4 as it is on PS Vita. There's no getting around it; this is one of the best puzzlers of the year.
    • 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.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Tales of Xillia 2 boasts a constant feeling of progression through the entire game, and though the leveling has a new, and somewhat particular, skill-based development, the complete RPG package can be found within this wholehearted sequel.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Fallout 3 is an outstanding title that sets a new standard for action role-playing games, and will appeal to fans of either genre.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A brilliant expansion to an already unmissable gaming experience.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The congregation of turn-based strategy, stealth and roguelike seems like an odd grouping, but my word, it works so very, very well.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    XCOM 2’s PS4 port is hobbled by some turgid technical issues, but it’s a testament to how magnificent a game it is that it still rises above them. Outstanding, brutally challenging and endlessly enjoyable, XCOM 2 is a legitimate triumph.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Demon's Souls is everything we've been looking for on the PS3 - a stellar action RPG boasting a killer online component. The game's uncompromising difficulty may not be everyone's cup of tea, however.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    An insanely addictive action RPG.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    PlayStation All-Stars is a deeply engaging fighter and love letter to PlayStation fans that ultimately triumphs over shallow single-player content and a few design quirks.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Imaginative gameplay meets tactical depth in this pure arcade shooter with enough content and competitive thrills to distract from infrequent quirks.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    While Broken Age doesn't break much new ground in the genre, it does deliver a wonderfully enriching adventure that’s buoyed by sharp writing and likeable characters.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Fez
    Fez is a resounding success, marrying a stunning score, innovative gameplay and a gorgeous art direction into a complete interwoven package. Little Gomez's journey is one of discovery and wonder and should rightfully find its home on PlayStation 4's across the land.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Multi-layered in its sophistication while being drenched in aesthetic bombast and effortlessly entertaining, Nuclear Throne isn't just Vlambeer's finest work to date, it also happens to be the best twin-stick shooter since Helldivers; even in light of its relatively minor transgressions.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    One of the most satisfying and fulfilling games i’ve played this year. Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun is a great game that makes you think three steps ahead. I was hooked from the very first kill to the very last.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    An ambitious and yet more elegant evolution over the first Banner Saga, The Banner Saga 2 fires on all cylinders and provides one of the newest and most enthralling strategy series money can buy with an absolutely belting middle act.

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