Pocket Gamer UK's Scores

  • Games
For 4,283 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 30% higher than the average critic
  • 15% same as the average critic
  • 55% 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 Wayward Souls
Lowest review score: 10 Angels In The Sky
Score distribution:
4,283 game reviews
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Shantae and the Pirate's Curse is packed full of good times guaranteed to please fans of platforming games.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A bright and rather brilliant puzzler, Twisty Hollow is a great way to waste a few hours.
    • 93 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    XCOM: Enemy Within adds some wonderfully inventive new toys, but making it a separate app means only those who truly adored Enemy Unknown should double dip.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Monument Valley's expansion pack exceeds all expectations by being even more inventive and surprising than the original game.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire brings back and adds some great features, but not without cutting out some of the standards set in Pokémon X and Y.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire brings back and adds some great features, but not without cutting out some of the standards set in Pokémon X and Y.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A bright light in a increasingly dull genre, Framed is a puzzler with enough going for it that you can look past its little problems.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    An excellently-written retro-flavoured romp that is an utter joy, Space Age may be too simplistic for some, but its adventure and artistry is well worth your time. Highly recommended.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Crossy Road might be based on an arcade classic, but it looks great and offers tons of replayability on top of simply being lots of fun.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A wonderfully put together game that manages to take the best elements of two genres and squish them together into a cohesive whole. Highly recommended.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A wonderfully put together stealth action title, Sneaky Sneaky has enough stabby fun to keep you going for hours.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A thoughtful, fresh, and surprisingly fun game of observation and resource management, Papers, Please is one of the most distinctive games on any platform.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    It's you and your machine versus the circuit. In this respect, Gran Turismo PSP doesn't stall, effortlessly powering to the front of the handheld field in a manner that is likely to leave many a petrolhead breathless.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    An engrossing strategy game with a rich array of units, excellent replay value and a history lesson thrown in.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    It may have little grounding in reality, but Me & My Katamari is so unique and delightful – from the very germ of the idea through to its jaw-dropping, coherent and bursting-with-character execution – that it's one of those games you simply must play.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A truly independent voice amongst the blockbusters, this artistic puzzler deserves to be a breakout hit.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Whether you wasted your youth on a salty pier arcade with the series, or met Vic Viper for the first time in this review, Gradius will quickly become your pet name for twitch gaming thrills.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Slightly bruised by its host hardware, but otherwise a technically outstanding, impressively comprehensive and hugely enjoyable fighting package.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Devilishly unforgiving and dangerously infuriating. But also delicately updated and delightfully addictive.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    First-rate conversion of two excellent games that, individually, lose a little of their spark on PSP, although nothing that significantly dulls the overall experience.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The best PSP football sim to date.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Big, brash and beautiful, Ace Combat X is a prime example of the PSP's capabilities and deserves a place in every thrill-seeking PSP owner's collection.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Boasting charming touches, rammed full of content and even trailing a Wi-Fi infrastructure multiplayer mode, it's an easy recommendation for anyone with an itchy trigger finger.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Even if the combat mechanics aren't alive and kicking, with its inventive puzzles and unique sense of style the body of Dead Head Fred offers an experience PSP owners shouldn't miss.
    • 65 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Children of Mana brings intelligence and charm into the realm of dungeon-based button bashing.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    With its learning curve, Rocket Slime offers charm, weirdness and huge, huge tanks.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Effortlessly stylish, engagingly simple but deep and beguiling, this is handheld twitch gaming concentrate.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    With oceanic depth, honed controls and absorbing missions, this is the epitome of bad, meaning good.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A stylish, noir-inspired adventure with a sophisticated plot and deep characters, Hotel Dusk is the place to stay for smart DS gamers.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Greater than the sum of its parts, it's eventually hard to feel anything but sheer joy when playing Magical Starsign.