Pocket Gamer UK's Scores

  • Games
For 3,668 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 31% higher than the average critic
  • 13% same as the average critic
  • 56% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 6.1 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 67
Highest review score: 100 Real Racing 2
Lowest review score: 10 Deal or No Deal
Score distribution:
3,668 game reviews
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Brimming with content, eminently replayable, and much improved over previous iterations, Sid Meier's Pirates! is a must-have for any self-respecting iPad buccaneer.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Gorgeous, challenging and thrillingly different, Groove Coaster is a treat for the eyes, the ears, and the soul.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Shift 2: Unleashed is bigger and better than its predecessor, with a lot more variety of races and excellent single-player career mode.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A title-winning performance from Full Fat - this is flicking brilliant.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Wooords's ease of use and challenging puzzles ensure that it's a must have for word buffs and puzzle fans of all abilities.
    • 93 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Everything a sequel should be, iBlast Moki 2 HD might be the best £1.99 you'll ever spend.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Magnetic Billiards packs an original gameplay concept, tweaked to near-perfection, and steeped in character. This is what indie gaming should be.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A brilliant second outing in the Edge series, brimming with good ideas, and polished to a remarkable sheen.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Jetpack Joyride is simplistic fun, but Halfbrick's suite of bonuses, unlockables, leaderboards, and achievements makes it near irresistible.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    StarFox 64 3D reminds us why we've been begging Nintendo for a proper sequel for nearly 15 years.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A superb word-strategy game with enough polish and charm to overlook its lack of multiplayer.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Machinarium is irresistible - a splendid little point-and-click adventure bolstered by a truly artful sense of character, storytelling, and world design.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A tremendous port of a great indie game, and a must-buy on iOS.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Raising the game in terms of its slick and sleek delivery, FIFA 12 stands up to its big billing on the pitch, serving as EA's ultimate attempt on goal to date.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    If you've ever complained about games being dumb, buy this game - it genuinely might make you that little bit smarter.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A mediaeval marvel, brimming with virtual life and character. Minor conversion issues aside, Oh! Edo Towns is highly recommended.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Blueprint 3D is a magical marvel: more than just a bold experiment, it's also ridiculous good fun.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Time to dust off that 3DS and let Mario do what he does best - Super Mario 3D Land is pure entertainment from start to finish.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    With staggering depth and surprising accessibility, Falcom have succeeded in making a traditional JRPG that both die-hard veterans and those uninitiated with the genre will love.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Bold, blocky, and beguiling, Bernhard Schulenburg's puzzle platformer is an indie gem, a beautiful concept executed upon spectacularly.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A must-buy for word fiends, SpellTower is an uncommonly attractive and thoughtfully designed puzzler.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The 3DS gains itself another must-have title – a solid combination of timeless racing and robust online multiplayer that will be enjoyed for years to come.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A fitting anniversary gift for a blockbuster franchise. Despite the odds, this is a largely successful port of an iconic game, and it's still massive amounts of fun to evade police, pull-off jumps and complete missions.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Still in a league of its own, the premier portable management sim is back and better than ever.
    • 93 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A faultless conversion of what is arguably Sonic's most accomplished adventure, Sonic CD on the iPhone combines amazing presentation with a surprising degree of depth and playability. This peerless 2D platform escapade is a must for any self-respecting iPhone gamer.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Brilliantly combining as stiff a task as you're likely to encounter with a perfectly pitched sense of fun, Kingdom Rush breathes new life into the tower defence genre, and has a whole lot of laughs doing it.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A triple-A title that you can carry in your pocket, mobile gaming doesn't get any better than this.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Got a 3DS? Get VVVVVV. Essential indie gaming, now on the go.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A wonderful, articulate meander through the birth of a musical style, Jazz: Trump's Journey shows just how important and innovative iOS games have the power to be.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A clever and challenging spin on the tower defence genre, overlaid with an elaborate science fiction schtick which doesn't outstay its welcome.