Pocket Gamer UK's Scores

  • Games
For 4,054 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 30% higher than the average critic
  • 14% same as the average critic
  • 56% 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 Fire Emblem: Awakening
Lowest review score: 10 Kick-Ass: The Game
Score distribution:
4,054 game reviews
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A supreme stealth action game that isn't just true to the MGS canon but offers exciting new elements for both singleplayer sneakers and multiplayer junkies.
    • 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.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It's been a long time coming but DS owners finally have a decent brawler to enjoy - Bleach: Blade of Fate offers peerless scrapping action.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It's their season: FIFA 07 is the best portable football sim to date bar none.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Exceptional tennis game whose combination of exquisite control and alluring content results in one of the most rewarding sporting experiences around.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Indeed, it's somewhat ironic that only now, with the integration of Wi-Fi, Pokémon has become the community game it's always pretended to be. Casting a retrospective eye upon the series, it would appear that every game since the series started in 1995 has just been a level up. This, finally, is the real deal. [JPN Import]
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Indeed, it's somewhat ironic that only now, with the integration of Wi-Fi, Pokémon has become the community game it's always pretended to be. Casting a retrospective eye upon the series, it would appear that every game since the series started in 1995 has just been a level up. This, finally, is the real deal. [JPN Import]
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The third game in the much-loved lawyer-sim series makes a watertight case for classic status.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    This puzzle game with a heart is a splendid endorsement of the genre and the DS.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Undoubtedly one of the system's best titles to date, Logan's Shadow brightens up the PSP library with a thrilling mixture of remarkably entertaining gameplay and astonishing presentation.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A brilliant game for Star Wars fans and DS fans alike, The Complete Saga combines childlike simplicity with fiendishly hidden depth, providing an involving experience you'll find difficult to beat.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Subtle, hugely addictive and massively fun, this is a rare strategy title that manages to be as accessible as it is deep.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Like a sniper taking aim from out of nowhere, SOCOM: Tactical Strike sets sights on PSP and emerges as one of the year's best. Phenomenal visuals, tight tactical gameplay, and unparalleled multiplayer make this a must-have title.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    One for experienced series fans, Advance Wars: Dark Conflict marches in near-flawless fashion to strengthen the cause of turn-based strategy gaming.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Charm and originality waft through the air like the rhythmic beats of its fantastic gameplay - Patapon is as close as you can get to portable pleasure without an 'adults only' rating.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The Worlds Ends With You is a deep and multifaceted adventure with clever combat, innovative features and a worrying shop-till-you-drop addictivity.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A game that pushes the DS to its limits and though it's a simulation in nature, GRID always puts fun ahead of cold accuracy.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It may initially appear to be somewhat basic and the pesky language barrier presented by this Japanese import is a shame, but Bangai-O Spirits remains an unmitigated blasting brilliance that every DS fan should indulge in, and one of the strongest DS titles we've encountered so far. [JPN Import]
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    N+
    Another DS classic in the offing - N+ is pure video game brilliance, unsullied by needless distractions.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    From our perspective, echochrome is easily the best downloadable game currently available for PSP.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    But lying at the heart is the same solid gameplay that was popular in the nineties - unforgiving at times, but a shining example of what makes the series great.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Space Invaders may now be the unfashionable side of 30 but it's still able to mix it up with the best modern gaming has to offer. This is a superlative modernisation of a classic game.
    • 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.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Beautifully designed and a joy from start to finish - DS gets possibly the best version of Lego Indy of them all.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Highly polished, finely-tuned, practically flawless - and that's just the golf balls. Open Tee 2 delivers the best portable golf game ever exclusively to PSP. Robust multiplayer tops a long list of reasons to pick up this hole-in-one.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Supremely addictive and utterly charming, Viva Piñata ranks as an absolutely essentially DS purchase.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Sim City goes all Bill and Ted's Awesome Reconstruction Adventure. Quite simply the only regional administration simulation you need to own.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Few games stand the test of time like Chrono Trigger. A role-playing classic, it's one of the very best the genre has to offer.
    • 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.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Dragon Quest V's western debut has been a long time coming but this reshaping of an undisputed genre classic in the form of Hand of the Heavenly Bride is a must for RPG fans.