Pocket Gamer UK's Scores

  • Games
For 4,090 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 LittleBigPlanet
Lowest review score: 10 Kick-Ass: The Game
Score distribution:
4,090 game reviews
    • 83 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Picross DS isn't the most alluring game you'll ever clap eyes on, but it's startlingly addictive and will provide endless hours of utterly compulsive amusement.
    • 66 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A superb action platform adventure that captures the exuberance of the film brilliantly.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Fun and furious, whether in terms of 2D platforming or 3D mini-gaming, Sonic Rush Adventure proves you can teach an old hedgehog new tricks.
    • 67 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Far more than a cynical cash-in, this PSP version of Final Fantasy is the perfect opportunity to see where it all began.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Difficult but rewarding, Race Driver: Create & Race earns a place on the winner's podium, even if it doesn't play fairly all of the time.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    While it may churn over the same ground, this is a feature-laden package that will have you wriggling with pleasure.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    An innovative collection of Breakout-themed mini-games, Nervous Brickdown is a well-designed and beautifully realised slice of DS pocket gaming.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    It's not original, but Tony Hawk's Proving Ground contains more stunts and features than you'll ever manage to roll your way through, and one of the most comprehensive multiplayer modes around.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Bright, beautiful and extremely playable, Revenant Wings breathes new life into the portable line of Final Fantasies.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Geometry Wars: Galaxies triangulates arcade action, subtle depth, and intuitive controls for pure fun you'll return to remarkably regularly.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The best modder on the market, with more vehicles, automotive parts and decals than you can shake a wrench at.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    It still can't quite keep up with "Pro Evo" on the pitch in terms of purist authenticity, but FIFA 08 is a huge, glinting treasure trove of features and modes with accessible gameplay and solid presentation.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The crown prince of the American football game, Madden is showing no signs of weakness as he enters his eighteenth year at the top. It may not justify disposing of 07, but this is a great time for newcomers to join the party.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    An excellent, thrilling and fearlessly arcade driving affair that matches its technical brilliance with delightful game mechanic touches.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Some annoying quirks remain, but the all new tasks and fun multiplayer modes keeps More Brain Training from Dr Kawashima: How Old Is Your Brain? top of the class.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    One of the best strategy games released on DS, ANNO 1701 brings micro-management to the mainstream.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    It doesn't really add a great deal to the original mobile phone release but Orcs & Elves DS remains an extremely polished and playable adventure that is well worth splashing your Dwarven gold on.
    • 65 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Operation: Vietnam doesn't win any bravery medals for its concept, but it's a well-trained, impressively executed idea that hits all the necessary targets.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    After a two-year hiatus, the Tiger Woods franchise makes a triumphant return to the DS with this exceptionally entertaining golf simulator.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    While not exactly a revolution, Bomberman Land Touch! 2 is a worthy successor to a worthy title, with a credible single-player mini-game campaign and a truly superb range of multiplayer options.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    What it lacks in authenticity, it makes up for in gameplay. Arguably the best football game on the system - once you've mastered the basics.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Just add ice. Getting a party started is easy with this multiplayer gem, thanks to a huge assortment of quirky mini-games and single-cartridge play.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    While Call of Duty: Modern Warfare isn't likely to bring a unanimous verdict when it comes to FPS on DS, it makes the most compelling case so far.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Hardcore devotees of Irem's legendary shooter series may balk at the methodical gameplay but R-Type Tactics ranks as an intelligent and entertaining extension of the R-Type universe.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The speed will impress you, but it's the editing tools that will keep you coming back for more in this impressive DS debut for the hugely addictive - and rewarding - TrackMania franchise.
    • 64 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    An incredibly slick fighting system and top class presentation make this a must for anyone seeking an alternative to the usual one-on-one fighters.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A real European Champion. If only we could say the same about England.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Unique in its tranquil style of gameplay, flOw's delightfully smooth experience is punctuated only by technical flaws related to its beautiful visual presentation.
    • 62 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Despite some control issues, Fading Shadows is an exceptionally imaginative puzzle game that will offer a long-lasting challenge and plenty of fun marble-based exploration for any PSP owner.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Refreshingly original bubble-guiding game. Slow and sublime but also deviously tough, with lots to see and find. Don't let this one float away.