Pocket Gamer UK's Scores

  • Games
For 4,532 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 LittleBigPlanet
Lowest review score: 10 Angels In The Sky
Score distribution:
4,532 game reviews
    • 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.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Shogun manages to combine amazing graphics with demanding and addictive gameplay to create one of the finest 2D shooters available on the iPhone right now. Add in iPad and iCade support, and you've got an epic blaster that is sure to please arcade aficionados.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A brilliant, breathtaking, and brief adventure, Monument Valley is every bit as good as it looks.
    • 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.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A bright, bold, and rather brilliant gamebook, Appointment with F.E.A.R. is a step in an interesting new direction.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A brilliant second outing in the Edge series, brimming with good ideas, and polished to a remarkable sheen.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A dark and macabre puzzle-platformer, Limbo is always experimenting with new ways to make you think, and new ways to shock you to your core.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Epic Astro Story's lofty premise is backed up by some surprisingly complex and multifaceted gameplay. Pre-warn friends and family before downloading, as they will have precious little of your attention afterwards.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A wonderfully well put together table tennis sim that deserves to be played by as many people as possible.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A must-buy for word fiends, SpellTower is an uncommonly attractive and thoughtfully designed puzzler.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The lack of a useful targeting system and assorted minor flaws keep Chinatown Wars from perfection, yet not from wowing with its awesome gameplay.
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    • 90 Critic Score
    An obscured view and a lack of tutorial hamper the enjoyment of this smart boardgame considerably.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Cubis Creatures represents a memorable marriage of marvellous design and artful aesthetics.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Disgaea DS is one of the finest strategy titles in existence - strategy role-playing fans should snap it up immediately.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A brilliant JRPG that builds on the successes of its predecessors. Chaos Rings II isn't quite perfect, but it more than justifies its premium price tag.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Spelunky is a game that you need to own right this second, especially if you've never played it before. Just prepare to lose a large portion of your life to those depths.
    • 64 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Borderlands 2 is an essential purchase. It's as simple as that.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Judged on fun, depth and the amount of recharges you'll be forcing into your DS, 42 All-Time Classics is a winning formula. We heart it.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A superb portable version of the PS2 original, Disgaea 2: Dark Hero Days offers exceptional depth and charisma, along with a few new tricks of its own to make it essential SRPG fare.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A superb golf game that's extremely easy to pick up yet as deep and complex as any 'serious' game, Everybody's Golf is the must-have Vita launch title.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A new approach to rhythmic gaming that marries substance with style, its unique gameplay proving you can provide a fresh experience in a saturated genre.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    While some will be disappointed that RAD Soldiers isn't about armed surfers from the early '90s, it's still a massively entertaining tactical violence simulator with plenty of humour and charm.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Dig out some eShop credits: you're not going to want to miss ye olde Shovel Knight.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A slick physics-based puzzler and gorgeous to boot, Hydroventure: Spin Cycle needs a spot on your Nintendo 3DS.
    • 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.
    • 96 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Oozing charm and smart design, World of Goo is the best physics puzzler available on iPad.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The third game in the much-loved lawyer-sim series makes a watertight case for classic status.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Like a rabbinical sermon, Shivah is short, thought-provoking, and raises a lot of questions. It's got terrific puzzles, too, but that doesn't really fit my clever analogy.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Madden NFL 11 offers innovative gameplay, impressive visuals, and an overall quality of design rarely seen in portable sports gaming.