Pocket Gamer UK's Scores

  • Games
For 4,862 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 29% higher than the average critic
  • 17% 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 FIFA Soccer 09
Lowest review score: 10 Deal or No Deal
Score distribution:
4862 game reviews
    • 73 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Packed full of collectibles, replay value, instantly accessible fun and oozing with charm and character, there really isn't a better candidate for a PS Vita title that everyone must own.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A brilliantly paced, sharp-edged brawler that isn't afraid of a bit of silliness. Only One is well worth a play.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A brilliant step forward for the series, Badland 2 is a wonderful end of year surprise.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    An almost perfect distillation of the last great console Ridge Racer with spot-on handling and a stunning engine. Ridge Racer Slipstream is arguably the best arcade racer on iOS.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Brimming with content, eminently replayable, and much improved over previous iterations, Sid Meier's Pirates! is a must-have for any self-respecting iPad buccaneer.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A brilliant deconstruction of the roguelike, presented with Nitrome's customary flair.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Just as involving, dramatic and downright addictive as its PS3 predecessor, Valkyria Chronicles II will have you glued to your PSP for weeks to come.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Between its nods to the RPGs with which we grew up, memorable characters, and moreish gameplay components, Weapon Shop de Omasse is the shining gem of the Guild series.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Conclusive proof that retro games can still mix it up with modern releases, Gridrunner is a shooter fan's dream come true. Sublime controls and a stern challenge make this one of the best blasters to grace iOS in ages.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Plants vs. Zombies belies its cartoonish appearance with a deep and engaging tactical experience providing lasting appeal.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A more expansive take on its six-year-old predecessor, Spider: Rite of the Shrouded Moon still feels admirably fresh and inventive in 2015.
    • 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.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A rich and rewarding fight sim that gives you plenty to do, and makes sure you have fun while you're doing it.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Much more than a shooter, PixelJunk Shooter Ultimate is an ingenious game of elemental manipulation.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A brilliant, addictive shooter, Blazing Star might have a few niggles, but they're made up for with bombast and bullets.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Energetic, exuberant, and engaging: Surge Deluxe is a puzzler from an earlier time... and is all the better for it.
    • 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.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Skiing Yeti Mountain is a future classic. The quintessential winter sports experience on mobile.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A bold, bright, and brilliant point-and-click adventure, Botanicula is an experience to be savoured.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A stylish, eye-catching fighter that proves to be one of the Vita's essential games, even if it is marred by a poor storyline.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Tales from Space: Mutant Blobs Attack is the best downloadable launch game for the PS Vita.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Rarely have we seen a zombie slaying FPS with this much life in it. Seamless online play and intense action make this an instant iPhone classic.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It won't be to everyone's taste, but Stone Age: The Board Game is a deep and entertaining multiplayer package.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A gorgeous, surprisingly deep shooter that sucks you back into Halo's universe. Fun and flashy in all the right ways.
    • 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.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    One of the best Final Fantasy games, now with high definition visuals.
    • 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]
    • 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.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Wimp is a charming, colourful platformer with inventive levels and great physics-led puzzles. It controls well and is bursting at the seams with content. An easy recommendation.
    • 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.