Pocket Gamer UK's Scores

  • Games
For 4,563 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 30% higher than the average critic
  • 16% 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 Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing
Lowest review score: 10 Deal or No Deal
Score distribution:
4,563 game reviews
    • 89 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Gorgeous to look at and with a control system to suit every taste, Sky Gamblers: Storm Raiders is a great flight and fight sim.
    • 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.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Super Smash Bros is as fast, frenetic, and wonderfully satisfying on handheld. And this pint size version has more of everything - including fighters, trophies, and modes.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A bright and rather brilliant puzzler, Twisty Hollow is a great way to waste a few hours.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    You'll come for Big Sky Infinity's gorgeous visuals, and stay for the addictive masses of content and online leaderboard climbing.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A breath of fresh air, Dragon's Crown proves that arcade beat-'em-ups still have a lot of fight left in them.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Japan's biggest RPG finally arrives in the west and the wait has most definitely been worth it. Dragon Quest IX is possibly the finest example of the genre available on Nintendo's handheld.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Completely wonderful in every way, Kirby: Triple Deluxe is a must for fans of the franchise, and anyone who enjoys the platforming genre.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    This updated version of Tactics Ogre ranks among the best tactical experiences on the PSP with features that make it easier for newer players yet don't dilute the challenges or rewards for veterans.
    • 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.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Castle of Illusion combines old school challenge with impeccable presentation to create a fitting tribute to one of the 16-bit era's finest platforming classics.
    • 93 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    An energising and hilariously funny version of Hamlet, Ryan North's To Be Or Not To Be is a crucial gamebook for literature buffs and comedy fans alike.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A smashing update to The Incredible Machine puzzle genre, the social features of Casey's Contraptions really make it stand out from the crowd.
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    • 90 Critic Score
    Zen has outdone itself with the follow up to its original pinball release. This game has grand visions of what pinball can be, and executes on absolutely every single one of them.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Unique, bizarre and totally great, Persona 3 Portable is an Otaku's dream and the strongest antidote to run-of-the-mill JRPGs going.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A thrilling combination of fantasy novel and RPG, Sorcery! offers a wonderfully fresh take on interactive fiction.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    An achievement on multiple levels, Infinity Blade is an engrossing game that should be recognised for its gameplay as much as its graphics.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Not even dodgy tunes stop Elite Beat Agents being one of the most entertaining and accessible games on DS.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Blueprint 3D is a magical marvel: more than just a bold experiment, it's also ridiculous good fun.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    An inspired blend of infinite runner, free to play gaming, and retro classics, Platform Panic is a pixel-perfect way to end a great year of smartphone gaming.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Time to dust off that 3DS and let Mario do what he does best - Super Mario 3D Land is pure entertainment from start to finish.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A brilliantly put together fighter that crackles with great idea and measured, well balanced scraps.
    • 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.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Beautifully knitting together the Star Wars and Lego worlds in presentation and ambience, this is a game that showcases the PSP's extraordinary capabilities.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    What Luftrausers lacks in sheer amount of stuff, it makes up for by being a finely crafted thrill ride of satisfaction and fun.
    • 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.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A brash and pretty brilliant retro-fused dungeon platformer, Devious Dungeon 2 is frantic entertainment.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    With an air of professionalism, First Touch Soccer delivers a consummate football experience, representing a new high water mark for the genre on iPhone.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A consummate professional, PES 2010 proves just what we've been missing: a solid football sim with impressive AI, excellent controls, and a knack for the passing game.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Raising the game in terms of its slick and sleek delivery, FIFA 12 stands up to its big billing on the pitch, serving as EA's ultimate attempt on goal to date.