Pocket Gamer UK's Scores

  • Games
For 4,485 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 The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask 3D
Lowest review score: 10 Deal or No Deal
Score distribution:
4,485 game reviews
    • 82 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Tough in most of the right places, Spellsword might miss a few tricks, but it's core gameplay is solid enough to keep you playing regardless.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Great action RPG – one of the best on PSP – cleverly balanced in such a way as to appeal to both veterans and newcomers, but significantly marred by frustrating loading issues.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Inazuma Eleven is an intriguing blend of RPG and soccer that works on so many levels, though the occasional scripted match leaves us crying in the stands.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Knytt Underground is slow to start and difficult to interpret, but you'll always have fun exploring its environments and surmounting the puzzles that environment presents.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    What Monster Hunter lacks in communication, it more than makes up for in quantity and quality of content.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    A solid and well-presented light strategy game that lacks a little in terms of overall play time.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Tiny Space Adventures tests your memory (and sometimes your patience), but it's consistently cute and enjoyable.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Fun and familiar - Brothers in Arms 2 opts for variety over freshness and largely succeeds in spite of its many minor shortcomings.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    A few interface issues aside, World To Conquer is a fun and quick turn-based strategy game that's designed well for portable play.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    A bright and frantic arcade blast, Intake: Be Aggressive is sometimes a little too shouty for its own good.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Almost like as a dribbler's bible, Bonecruncher Soccer is a nice addition to this year's football line up, schooling the art of mazy runs in true arcade style.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    A deceptively simple puzzler, Bardadum: The Kingdom Roads is equal parts challenging and rewarding.
    • 67 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    MiniGame Paradise is a slick and varied mini-game collection with optional in-app purchases that's slightly guilty of sacrificing gameplay for profit.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Day of the Viking has a few too many sharp edges, but if you stick with it there's a pretty decent game here.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    A slick, accessible platform-puzzler with a satisfying emphasis on fast reactions and quick thinking.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Zenonia 4 doesn't add anything to the template its predecessors have laid down, but that doesn't stop if from being an entertaining and engaging action-RPG.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    RayForce delivers coin-op shooting action straight out of 1993, but technical niggles and a ridiculously high asking price mean that it's unlikely to find a wide audience on the iPhone.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Sticky Bees HD offers a tough but short challenge that's heavy on quick-thinking strategy.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Perfect for Phineas and Ferb fans and Where's My Water? obsessives who crave new levels - but casual Swampy fans will find plenty to do in the original.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    A shiny new look for tower defence games that breathes some new life into the genre, Defen-G Astro isn't quite a revolution, but it's still good fun.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Reflec Beat + injects the rhythm-action genre with sugar and caffeine, and the resulting buzz is as thrilling, exhausting, and short lived as you'd expect.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    A clever puzzle game with smart mechanics and a satisfying structure. Recommended.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    CrimsonHeart offers the same tried-and-tested action-RPG gameplay, but its improved controls and excellent visuals help to elevate it slightly above its peers - of which there are many.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    While the presentation is somewhat outdated and the single-player element is weak, Phantasy Star Zero nevertheless manages to distinguish itself with some incredibly entertaining multiplayer action.
    • 66 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    A throwaway bit of fluff that nonetheless entertains for every minute you play it.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Plenty of fun while you're playing, Captain Cat isn't going to change the world, but it might brighten up a dreary afternoon.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    The eccentric Jeff Minter presents a clever retro shooter than blends together the best elements of various Atari classics. But his eccentricity can prove too much, often droning out the best bits with his baaaarmy sense of humour.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    A sharp-edged destruction puzzler, Destructamundo isn't perfect, but it'll put a smile on your face all the same.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    It won't be to everyone's liking, but Master of Alchemy Vengeance Front is an engaging, tough little puzzler all the same.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    A good distraction for anyone who's looking for a new infinite runner with a dash of personality, but not a game that will be long remembered.

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