Pocket Gamer UK's Scores

  • Games
For 4,509 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:
4,509 game reviews
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Big, brash, and beautiful, Anomaly Korea doesn't quite have the wow factor of its predecessor, but it's still well worth a download.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It's one of the best strategy games you'll play on your mobile this year, and serves as a fantastic example of how to do free-to-play right for a core audience, without compromising on artistic vision or gameplay depth.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The most fun you can have destroying civilisation without becoming a government MP, Plague Inc. refines the Pandemic formula into a streamlined combination of strategy and twisted bio-horror.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It's a pity that simultaneous multiplayer didn't make it into the Vita version of Rayman Origins, but that doesn't stop it from being an unforgettable platformer from the mind of Michel Ancel.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Ridiculous Fishing may have a strange premise, but give it half an hour and it blossoms into one of the most innovative, well-balanced, and addictive games of the year.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A well constructed piece of adventure gaming, The Journey Down: Episode One is worth checking out even if you're not a point-and-click sort of person.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Heroes of Ruin is a landmark 3DS release, providing true online gaming that will keep you entertained from start to finish.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Light Byte is a fantastic colour-matching game that increases in complexity and fun as you play.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It might take a while to learn even the basics, but True Skate is a game about precision and practice that offers the greatest rewards to those who put in the hard work.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    An incredibly slick kart racer that marks a new high point for iOS kart racers and stands as another exemplary console conversion.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A brilliant, funny, addictive game, Slamjet Stadium is fun on your own and spectacular with friends.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A harsh and unforgiving twitch tapper, Brutal Loop can't quite dig its nails in to make you keep playing.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A contemplative puzzle game that evolves the original with extra levels and high-definition graphics, despite the lack of any new gameplay elements.
    • 95 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A brilliant port of a brilliant game. VVVVVV on iOS is well worth a first, second, or third download.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Metrico is a beautiful, imaginative, and ingenious puzzle game with an original idea at its heart and some seriously sharp brainteasers.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Twee and delightful, Kumo Lumo is a gorgeous game that shows how simple doesn't have to mean bland.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The best Pokemon game so far. Combines the addictive elements of the originals with the latest graphics to great effect. Just don't mention the Pokewalker.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A zany adventure with heart, humour, and a truly unique concept. If you missed this peerless cult classic on DS, do not let it pass you by again.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Fast and furious, Reckless Racing 2 raises the bar for iOS racing games through a combination of deft handling, gorgeous looks, and addictive gameplay.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    In turning a text adventure into a world map, Simogo has resurrected a long-dead genre with style and confidence. Great presentation and brilliant puzzles complete a stellar package.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    With its cracking fighting mechanics and excellent multiplayer options, Bleach: Dark Souls lives up to the very high standards of the beat-'em up series on DS.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    I Dig It Expeditions offers a bit of exploration, a touch of puzzle play, and more than its fair share of fun.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The natty storyline will make you grin, while the perfectly pitched gameplay and glorious multiplayer mode will make you sing: a near-perfect light-hearted and innovative music title for the PSP.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    While it's not quite as devastatingly original as Phantom Hourglass, Spirit Tracks is still an utterly essential purchase and comfortably ranks as the undisputed DS event of the year.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    100 Trials takes the roguelike concept, mixes in a slab of puzzling brilliance, and lets it simmer into something wonderful.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Despite some control work-arounds and dated visuals, Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic remains a truly exceptional RPG and one of the best Star Wars games ever released on any platform.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    With some essential new features, the best football management sim on mobile just got even better.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Squirmee and the Puzzling Tree's tricky puzzles, novel controls, and distinctive ideas ensure that it firmly sits near the top of the iPhone puzzle tree.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    This high-quality production dramatically streamlines the RTS genre for mobile play, while making sure it's packed with enough tactical depth to make its many skirmishes tense and exciting.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Enigmatic and inviting, challenging and intuitive, Kiwanuka truly is a game of alchemy.