Pocket Gamer UK's Scores

  • Games
For 4,020 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 Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars
Lowest review score: 10 Deal or No Deal
Score distribution:
4,020 game reviews
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Blessed with instantly appealing gameplay, engaging presentation, and plenty of long-term challenge, Super Mole Escape is a must-have download.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    After a lot of false FPS /TPS starts, Trigger Fist is the first iOS shooter that works within the limitations of the hardware, and it's remarkably good fun.
    • 65 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Fast paced, gorgeous, and violent in all the right ways, Random Heroes deserves to be played by as many people as possible.
    • 94 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Immeasurably enhanced by a beautifully realised universe and an original narrative, Bastion is one of the best action-adventure games on the iPad.
    • 95 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    As brash and carefree as some of its protagonists, The World Ends with You: Solo Remix doesn't make a seamless translation to iOS, but it's worth the entry price all the same.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    An alarmingly bonkers point-and-click puzzle title which is positively bursting with originality and insane conundrums, McPixel is short but most definitely sweet.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A wonderfully entertaining, perfectly balanced arcade blast, VS. Racing 2 offers the sort of addictive racing everyone can enjoy.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The most fun you can have destroying civilisation without becoming a government MP, Plague Inc. refines the Pandemic formula into a streamlined combination of strategy and twisted bio-horror.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Rayman Jungle Run is an outstanding example of bringing a franchise to mobile. This fast, tense, beautiful game is everything you loved about Rayman Origins, now perfectly suited to touch.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    While point-and-click fans will love every second, The Room is good enough to convert all but the most stringent naysayers to its cause.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A brilliant touchscreen-focused brawler, Street Fighter X Tekken Mobile is a worthy addition to the fighting genre.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    One of the best Pokémon games just got even better. This release pushes the DS to its limits and in doing so makes for one heck of a monster catching adventure.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    If you already own the originals and were left wanting more then you'll be well-served with Pokémon Black and White Version 2. If you're new to the series, or you've just missed a couple of entries, you can't afford to miss this terrific RPG-lite adventure.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Twee and delightful, Kumo Lumo is a gorgeous game that shows how simple doesn't have to mean bland.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It might take a while to learn even the basics, but True Skate is a game about precision and practice that offers the greatest rewards to those who put in the hard work.
    • 66 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A wonderfully presented mash-up of game and book, Blood of the Zombies is every bit as entertaining as you'd expect.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Professor Layton's move to Nintendo 3DS is a hugely successful one, as Miracle Mask is one of the best Layton games to date.
    • 93 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Punch Quest is funny, addictive, and just plain fun. Turns out that the auto-runner and beat-'em-up genres were a match made in heaven.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A word game that's as addictive as it is entertaining, Letterpress is a brilliant addition to anyone's app collection.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Equal parts a stomp down memory lane, a cheeky wink to the past, and a hardcore action-platformer, He Man: The Most Power Game in the Universe is a game that's worth wasting your time on.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    While the lack of multiplayer is a huge shame, there's more than enough single player and social content in Need for Speed: Most Wanted to make it a must-buy.
    • 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.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Angry Birds Star Wars is faithful to the source material, filled with content, imaginative, and fun. Film tie-in or not, this is the best 'Birds yet.
    • 52 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It's difficult to put a numerical score to an experience like Curiosity, but it deserves to be experienced by as many people as possible.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    If Pullblox was the game that pulled you into the series, Fallblox is the game to make you fall in love with it. Awe-inspiring.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Zero Escape: Virtue's Last Reward is a mature, sophisticated, and delightfully dark whodunnit adventure.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Compulsive toy collectors: beware! Skylanders Lost Islands is a superbly made world builder, with enough hooks to make you return time and time again
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A brilliant and original game that tests your dexterity and your brain power, Micro Miners deserves your attention.