Pocket Gamer UK's Scores

  • Games
For 4,444 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 30% higher than the average critic
  • 16% same as the average critic
  • 54% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 6.4 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 67
Highest review score: 100 The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask 3D
Lowest review score: 10 Deal or No Deal
Score distribution:
4,444 game reviews
    • 80 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Like Doodle Jump on absinthe, GoatUp is another welcome dose of Minter madness.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A rich and rewarding puzzler full of neat ideas, Lost Yeti is well worth searching out.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A classical schmup with a branching story path and refined controls. Worth the price of admission for the soundtrack alone.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Rogue Legacy is a frightfully fun twist on Castlevania, but the nature of its RPG backbone can turn the adventure into a bit of a grind.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A surprisingly thoughtful and nuanced casual shooter that, once you attune to its rhythm, proves difficult to put down.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Relic Rush is one of the most stripped-back platformers you'll ever play, but the fact that it still feels immensely satisfying and rewarding to play is a testament to its thoughtful design.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    World Zombination is an essential download if you like tower defence games with a little more bite.
    • 62 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Despite some control issues, Fading Shadows is an exceptionally imaginative puzzle game that will offer a long-lasting challenge and plenty of fun marble-based exploration for any PSP owner.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    An incredibly entertaining, oddball twist on the classic solitaire formula.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A confidently executed and extremely stylish puzzler with a heavy reliance on its innovative ribbon-swiping mechanic.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Year Walk is ingenious, imaginative, and intriguing, and only let down by its short runtime and easy puzzles.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A compelling, never-ending shooter, ZiGGURAT turns the high score chase into a two dimensional art form.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    It doesn't have the same laid-back attitude as its stablemates, but Nimble Quest is all the more entertaining for that.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    While not totally divine, Age of Empires: Mythologies offers solid turn-based strategy with a wealth of options and online multiplayer.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A tight, clever turn-based roguelike with a fresh stealth-based twist
    • 81 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A gorgeous Old West adventure, Gunman Clive might not be a gritty piece of revisionist realism, but it is an awful lot of fun.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Cogs is a finely tuned puzzle experience that does well in getting the gears in your head moving.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A sophisticated platformer with style, Mirror's Edge has polished gameplay but not length and lasting value.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    With an improved single-player campaign, online multiplayer and stacks of customisation options, Worms 2: Armageddon is a significant improvement over the original.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Lego Marvel Super Heroes: Universe in Peril refines the classic Lego game formula for mobile play, making for a slightly less ambitious but better fitting experience.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Both visually strong and effortlessly old skool, NFL Rivals is an addictive arcade take on American football.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A wonderful addition to Star Wars Pinball that changes up the pace of play with smart missions and mini-games, while packing it with plenty of references that every Star Wars fan will enjoy.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A gripping dice-rolling adventure, Island of the Lizard King is another great Fighting Fantasy gamebook.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A charming and playable physics-based stunt racer with a number of neat little touches, though 1968's largely excellent level design occasionally throws up some frustration.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Enhanced graphics and captivating races keep Real Racing HD relevant despite the lack of new content.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A melancholy, surprisingly poignant and oddly hopeful physics arcade game, which burns brightly, even if its conclusion descends into sheer frustration.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    An impressively comprehensive collection of bona fide text adventures greats, featuring superb presentation and enough bonus material to thrill completists.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Mild repetition can be an issue but on the whole The Hero is a highly polished piece of gaming that is easy to pick up and contains plenty of heroic hilarity.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    New ideas and an attractive presentation enables Spirits to conjure the active puzzle play of Lemmings in a new form.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The Ace Attorney games are genuinely excellent games, with hilarious dialogue and engaging plots. Shame this iOS port is a slight disappointment.

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