Pocket Gamer UK's Scores

  • Games
For 5,202 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 30% higher than the average critic
  • 18% same as the average critic
  • 52% 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 Angels In The Sky
Score distribution:
5202 game reviews
    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A razor-edged, bite-sized platforming experience of the highest calibre.
    • 93 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A lack of real Vita innovation lets it down somewhat, but that aside this is a perfect pocket-sized JRPG that'll keep you gripped to the screen until your eyes turn square. A must-have for any Persona fan.
    • 94 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A great port of a great game. If you've not played Grimrock before this is a really good way to rectify that.
    • 93 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Plants vs. Zombies HD remains rooted in the comic tower defence gameplay that made previous versions such a pleasure.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    An incredible, ever-changing blend of dungeon-crawling and tactical puzzles, Hoplite may lack a little longevity but it's impressively entertaining while it lasts.
    • 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.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A gloomy, exciting, and downright brilliant tactical RPG.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Minecraft: Gear VR Edition enhances the world-building gameplay in surprising ways. Be prepared to lose yourself for hours (or however long your phone’s battery lasts).
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    If you're interested in story-driven games and cute character art, Burly Men at Sea demands to be played.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A spectacular kick in the teeth of the endless-runner genre, Boson X is a brilliant, twitching wonder.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A brilliant, funny, and wonderfully balanced platformer, Electronic Super Fun: Groove City is well worth your time.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A big and bold racing game that's an awful lot of fun.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Rock-and-roll gameplay to a J-pop beat, LocoRoco is a perfectly rounded handheld puzzler.
    • 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.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Beautifully presented and utterly compelling, Async Corp. is one of the best iOS titles you'll play all year.
    • 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.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A title-winning performance from Full Fat - this is flicking brilliant.
    • 93 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A compelling distillation of everything that's great and good in collectible card gaming, brought to your iPad, for free.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Bright, colourful, and tons of fun, PinOut is a reimagining of pinball that blows the original out the water.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The best DSiWare game yet, AiRace combines a great control scheme with pure speed to create a first-class flight.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A perfect game for any Yu-Gi-Oh! fan, but also a great entry point for those interested in Yu-Gi-Oh!, or even popular CCGs in general. In a crowded market, Yu-Gi-Oh! still manages to stand above the crowd.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Big, brash, and beautiful, Anomaly Korea doesn't quite have the wow factor of its predecessor, but it's still well worth a download.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Given its resolutely multiplayer stance, we question Dreii's longevity. For now, though, it's a superb, mesmerising creation.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It's one of the best strategy games you'll play on your mobile this year, and serves as a fantastic example of how to do free-to-play right for a core audience, without compromising on artistic vision or gameplay depth.
    • 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
    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.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Ridiculous Fishing may have a strange premise, but give it half an hour and it blossoms into one of the most innovative, well-balanced, and addictive games of the year.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A top quality blend of tactics and role-playing, with enough customisation options for enormous replay value.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A thrilling celebration of Mario's jump, packed with imagination and sharp level layouts. One of the best auto runners around.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A well constructed piece of adventure gaming, The Journey Down: Episode One is worth checking out even if you're not a point-and-click sort of person.