Pocket Gamer UK's Scores

  • Games
For 3,943 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 31% higher than the average critic
  • 14% 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 FIFA Soccer 09
Lowest review score: 10 Deal or No Deal
Score distribution:
3,943 game reviews
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A thrilling combination of fantasy novel and RPG, Sorcery! offers a wonderfully fresh take on interactive fiction.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A brilliantly balanced, perfectly playable game of strategy and swooping turns that will have you enthralled, Sid Meier's Ace Patrol is a must-play.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    For those who never played the original Velocity, then Ultra is a must. But if you have already had your fun with the Minis version, you may want to carefully consider how much leaderboards and Trophies will add for you.
    • 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.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    This is quite simply the best Animal Crossing has ever been. Fans of the series are in for an expanded treat, and newcomers will find fresh delights in its relaxed gameplay.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Limbo is fantastic and essential - as long as you've never played it before on another platform.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Whether you're a long-standing admirer of the original books or a complete newcomer, Forest of Doom is role-playing adventure at its finest, and comes back with delicious fan service to boot.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    XCOM's battles are tense and rewarding, and are married to a clever base-building meta-game. All this, in a solid and eminently playable iOS port.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Witty, varied, challenging and gorgeous to look at, Icebreaker: A Viking Voyage is one of the finest physics-based puzzlers on iOS and an outstanding start for Rovio Stars.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    An uncompromisingly difficult, brilliantly put together platformer, League of Evil 3 will reward anyone who puts the time in to perfect its fiendish rhythm.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A brilliant digital version of a brilliant card game, Magic 2014 is every bit as impressive as its predecessor and adds more to the mix, too.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Bridgy Jones is terrific fun. It's challenging, surprising, and even quite funny. A perfect touchscreen game with loads of content.
    • 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.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Like a bottle of fine scotch, SMT IV won't be for everyone - but those RPG enthusiasts who can appreciate its subtlety and challenge will cherish it for years to come.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Mario & Luigi: Dream Team Bros. is a welcoming, massive, varied, and superbly executed RPG for all to enjoy.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A wonderful and unique use of the iPad. Under its smarts, Gentlemen! hides a brilliant one-on-one battler.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A breath of fresh air, Dragon's Crown proves that arcade beat-'em-ups still have a lot of fight left in them.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A brilliantly well put-together labour of love, Kid Tripp will have you gnashing your teeth and screaming with joy.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Simple controls disguise an incredibly engaging and challenging adventure. An Alien with a Magnet is a near-faultless mobile release.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A brilliantly put together arcade racing package, Asphalt 8: Airborne is every bit as exciting as you might have hoped.
    • 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.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A moving and sometimes painful experience, Blackbar deserves to be played by as many people as possible.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A great way to spend a few hours. If you like games that ooze fun from every pore, you should definitely pick up Heroes of Loot.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A spectacular kick in the teeth of the endless-runner genre, Boson X is a brilliant, twitching wonder.
    • 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.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A brilliantly realised audio adventure, Papa Sangre II is a creepy masterpiece.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Rayman Fiesta Run is another giddy and breathless mix of memory and reflexes. It's not much different from its prequel, but the added challenge is welcome.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Though its core systems are pretty much identical, Sid Meier’s Ace Patrol: Pacific Skies’s shift to a more technologically advanced conflict and thoughtful enhancements make it every bit the worthy sequel.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Move over Candy Crush Saga, the crown for fast-paced puzzling crown now rightfully belongs to Papa Pear.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A hugely entertaining shooter that works brilliantly on touchscreen, Neon Shadow is a must-buy for anyone who likes a blast.