Pocket Gamer UK's Scores

  • Games
For 4,276 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 6.1 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 67
Highest review score: 100 SteamWorld Dig
Lowest review score: 10 Deal or No Deal
Score distribution:
4,276 game reviews
    • 68 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Neatly presented, well thought out and with plenty of modes – multiplayer is especially good - Zendoku is a fun improvement on the basic Sudoku.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Arcade Hits is a thoughtful collection including some great games, loads of extras, and fun multiplayer options.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Technically brilliant and often thrilling, but also considerably lighter than its predecessor and unable to provide the same long-term appeal.
    • 65 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Many will find M.A.C.H.'s fuselage a little thin and the solo flight briefer than it deserves to be. But if they get together, they'll also discover it offers some of the finest multiplayer gaming on PSP.
    • 57 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    The Thrill Cam is a majestic moment in gaming but it's the rock-solid driving model that ensures great universal enjoyment, albeit marred by technical gremlins and misguided GTA aspirations.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    An entertaining new chapter in the LucasArts saga, but one that could have used a bit more time to fix silly technical flaws before being unleashed.
    • 66 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    The definitive handheld version, Transformers DS boasts decent gameplay, good presentation and clever online features that go beyond traditional movie-licensed fare.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Thanks to solid arcade handling, Juice 2 offers a well-honed driving experience that's enhanced with plenty of customisation options.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    A good tennis game for the dedicated player looking for a sim-like gaming experience. But for most, Virtua Tennis 3 is more appealing, accessible and, ultimately, fun.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    A good-looking, deep and engaging package that should be in any self-respecting gamer's collection, save for the fact that many who lack the skill, talent and time to succeed in it won't be able to access at least half of what's on offer.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    An extremely testing puzzle game that demands on-the-spot logical thinking rather than gut reactions, PQ2 is an intriguing experience backed up with loads of content.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    A combination of cheeky grins and exploding donkeys makes Worms: Open Warfare 2 a simple and enjoyable slice of handheld action.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Rune Factory is an impressive advancement for the Harvest Moon series but you have to be committed to get the most out of the experience.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Great action and excellent multiplayer modes make Renegade Squadron an enjoyable experience, even if the short single-player mode and substandard visuals keep it from reaching its full potential.
    • 67 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    The definitive handheld version, Transformers DS boasts decent gameplay, good presentation and clever online features that go beyond traditional movie-licensed fare.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Providing both action-based and tactical gameplay, Glory Days 2: Brotherhood of Men brings a new, innovative experience to DS wargaming.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Although it isn't quite the game it could be, Extreme Justice is nevertheless a polished, outrageous and – most importantly – highly competent video game equivalent of the kind of films that have turned high-camp action into an art form.
    • 57 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    ProStreet might be a little late out of the development garage, but that doesn't keep it from crossing the finish line in greatly playable form.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Dementium: The Ward comes in a pretty wrapper, offering an entertaining first-person adventure light on fright. Not the best candy in the basket, then, but it's certainly still worth a bite.
    • 64 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    While not quite worthy of a Michelin star, fans of the film and kids looking for fun will be thrilled. It might not offer the biggest of helpings but, while it lasts, Ratatouille tastes great.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Another example of the solid annual improvement expected in its sport franchises, FIFA 08 is EA's best DS footie game to date.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    It's not without faults but thanks to an excellent multiplayer mode and a vast number of gameplay options, this takes the series to a new high on DS.
    • 58 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Designed for kids, the well presented Pet Alien provides a gentle puzzle-based experience that should appeal to a wider audience than just those who enjoy the TV show.
    • 60 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Despite a few irritating stages, this remains a blisteringly fast and entertaining Sonic outing.
    • 67 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Squad Command strives to be as accessible as possible, and while the casual slant is clearly a great idea, a few basic issues prevent the game from being all it could be.
    • 64 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Touch Darts' refined control method make it a thoroughly enjoyable experience.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    A kompelling combination of a klassic bloody brawler and spin-off mini-game, Ultimate Mortal Kombat's few flaws are dealt a good kicking by the game's awesome online multiplayer.
    • 61 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    With clean graphics and fun mini-games, Music Jam is a good composition let down by slow pacing and poor music.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Convincingly crossing dancing with beat-'em-up, Draglade is a fun, frenetic and hugely likeable DS B-movie.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    In the unlikely case that you're a complete newcomer to WWII shooters, Medal of Honor Heroes 2 is well worth a look. However, it doesn't add anything to the series besides another reliably decent episode and a generous multiplayer game.