Pocket Gamer UK's Scores

  • Games
For 4,233 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 30% higher than the average critic
  • 15% same as the average critic
  • 55% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 6 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 67
Highest review score: 100 Fire Emblem: Awakening
Lowest review score: 10 Kick-Ass: The Game
Score distribution:
4,233 game reviews
    • 47 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    A truly forgettable driving game that neither offers the intensity of a true sim or the fun and thrills of an arcade racer.
    • 50 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    A bland experienced robbed of energy and excitement by identikit missions and limited level design.
    • 45 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    Repetitive, ugly and very, very simple for most of its lifespan; Crash Bandicoot: Mind Over Mutant won't frustrate, but he won't entertain for long either.
    • 43 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    Typically shabby movie tie-in that will have you running for your mummy.
    • 61 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    The license promises much but Lord of the Rings: Conquest is a cheap cash-in that should be avoided. Even Grima Wormtongue would have to agree
    • 59 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    The attempt to make Line Rider into a DS game fails thanks to fiddly controls and the fact it's not as fun or convenient as the web version.
    • 65 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    A considerable improvement on the first DS iteration, but still not the definitive Harvest Moon.
    • 52 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    The worst PSP version of Need for Speed to date, Need for Speed Undercover feels like a muddled attempt to revive the spirit of past glories.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    An uninteresting matching puzzler that's slotted into a structure big on monotony, Cradle of Rome demonstrates game concepts shouldn't be built in a day.
    • 44 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    There's a nice idea in the eye of this storm, but Tornado's harsh time limits and general repetition rip up its reputation.
    • 59 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    A bit more entertaining than reading a textbook, only not as effective. Stick to Minna no Nihongo and Japanesepod101.
    • 51 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    Too easy and too slow, aside from the wonderful visual design, there's very little in AMF Bowling Pinbusters! to sustain your interest. Lack of touchscreen play only serves to add to the disappointment.
    • 41 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    Virtual Fighter 2 is an inferior 2D fighting game whose flaws are all the more glaring in this clumsy iOS adaptation.
    • 44 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    Ace Tennis 2010 Online is a well-intentioned tennis game that does everything wrong from ill-advised controls to sub par multiplayer.
    • 49 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    A true video game nasty in all the wrong ways, Splatterhouse is a poor conversion of a poor game, with shoddy virtual controls, one-dimensional beat-'em-up action and plain bad graphics.
    • 67 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    A good idea executed poorly, Capcom Arcade offers little worthwhile gameplay.
    • 43 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    Muddled handling that confuses simulation steering with arcade speed makes MotoGP 2010 a disappointment not only for its lack of features, but for its gameplay as well.
    • 58 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    Fumes Stunt Racer pays tribute to a gaming classic, yet fails to recapture the original's magic through a combination of poor handling, harsh linear progression, and glaring omissions.
    • 56 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    More flawed than fun, Star Wars: Imperial Academy is a mess of a shooter that fails to do justice to ngmoco's FPS track record or the Star Wars universe.
    • 46 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    Voice Fantasy is so shallow and lacking in gameplay, it's mystifying how it passes as a game.
    • 33 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    Neither a fun trashy experience or a enjoyable casual game, Pillowfight Girls is a failure on many levels.
    • 50 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    A disappointing effort that manages to stall on nearly every count from lacklustre racing to limited content to technical issues preventing play.
    • 43 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    A short, undemanding romp through the dressings of an infinitely better console title.
    • 32 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    Unattractive and clunky, Painkiller Purgatory is a shooter well behind the times.
    • 64 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    Repetitive action and a largely vacuous storyline do nothing to disguise the fact that DJ Rivals is essentially an advert for its Facebook-based big brother Nightclub City.
    • 51 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    Ugly, cumbersome to control, and lacking fun, Resident Evil Mercenaries VS. casts a dark spot on Capcom's survival-horror franchise.
    • 57 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    Third Blade looks the part but the pretty visuals are merely a façade to cover up some painfully uninspiring gameplay and an in-app purchase system which practically forces you to dig deep in your pockets to advance.
    • 53 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    Good-looking but ultimately vacuous – and I'm not talking about the celebs - this 2D shooter is a one-dimensional disappointment.
    • 37 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    The release of Urban Champion as a 3D Classic makes us wonder if Nintendo has gone stark raving mad.
    • 50 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    Some interesting gimmicks can't disguise what is essentially a lacklustre street-racing title.