Pocket Gamer UK's Scores

  • Games
For 3,682 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 31% higher than the average critic
  • 13% 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 The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass
Lowest review score: 10 Kick-Ass: The Game
Score distribution:
3,682 game reviews
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It's an unlikely mix for sure, but Beat Sneak Bandit's smart blend of puzzling and beat-matching proves to be an ingeniously crafted delight.
    • 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.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    An inventive noir brainteaser that's short but dense, filling out the package - not with fluff - but smart puzzles, visual gags, and a bucketful of inky black blood.
    • 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.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Pizza Vs. Skeletons is a weird, wildly unpredictable, and thoroughly entertaining roll-'em-up.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Captivating, elegant, and fiendishly clever, Waking Mars delivers a science-fiction epic that's a delight to explore, and rewarding to play.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A beautifully designed, relentlessly inventive space oddity with genuine heart.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Tales from Space: Mutant Blobs Attack is the best downloadable launch game for the PS Vita.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A homage to '80s pop culture and a legitimately entertaining role-playing title to boot, Saturday Morning RPG is as unique as it is enjoyable.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Winter of the Melodias adds some fiendishly clever new ideas to LostWinds, without spoiling that sense of quiet discovery and childlike wonder.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Cubis Creatures represents a memorable marriage of marvellous design and artful aesthetics.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A brilliant little skating game, Penny Time is a hugely entertaining title that anyone can enjoy.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Few games are able to worm their way into your imagination and subconscious as well as New Star Soccer. You'll suffer the highs and lows of its simply presented matches with the grin of a true addict plastered across your face.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The 3DS eShop scores another whopper, as Art of Balance Touch! is essential puzzle gaming.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Score! Classic Goals is a fantastic idea, executed marvellously. Why did no one think of this sooner?
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Velocity is an intelligent shmup that takes its presentation notes from the past while looking forward for its systems of play.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Pocket Plane is a perfect example of a freemium game done well, an addictive time sink that sucks you into its simple routines and refuses to let go.
    • 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.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Metal Gear Solid: HD Collection contains two of the very best stealth games of the last decade, lavishly updated and jam-packed with extra content.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A brave and brilliant platform game, Astronot deserves to be played by as many people as possible.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A superb strategy game that offers up a complete package of single-player and multiplayer card combat.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Jeff Minter updates one of his favourite shooters and the result is a feast for both the eyes and the fingers. Regardless of whether or not you have an appreciation for vintage shooters, you should give this wacky wonder a spin as soon as it's convenient.