Pocket Gamer UK's Scores

  • Games
For 4,435 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 Angels In The Sky
Score distribution:
4,435 game reviews
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    • 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    While the presentation is somewhat outdated and the single-player element is weak, Phantasy Star Zero nevertheless manages to distinguish itself with some incredibly entertaining multiplayer action.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.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Behind the bright cartoon graphics lurks a black heart of pure gaming evil, and for some that makes Checkpoint Champion essential.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    A clever strategy game that needs additional modes and factions to complement its accessibility with depth.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Tri-Tri-Triobelisk is basic, different, and fun, just like a classic arcade title. But it's best when played with friends.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    RubPix will keep fans of sliding block puzzles busy for hours, though everyone else will probably want to steer clear.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    The best Frogger game in ages (or should that be decades?), this attractive and enjoyable arcade romp packs in gorgeous visuals, impeccable presentation and plenty of hard-as-nails gameplay. Just be prepared for the odd moment of intense frustration.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    With familiar rotational platformer gameplay and exacting mechanics, Pyro Jump won't set your world on fire, but it is a solidly crafted example of the genre.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    A neat action puzzler, Fragger is another example of a popular Flash game making a welcome leap to iPhone.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Fast, frantic, and fun, Gravity Guy 2 has a twist up its sleeve that distinguishes it from most other endless-runners. You can't help but enjoy playing it.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    A passion for the sport is a requirement to get the most out of Rugby Nations '13 - while it boasts smart graphics and decent controls, matches aren't quite as gripping as they possibly could be.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Not exactly original, but a well-made and lovely looking castle defence game.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    An impressive side-scrolling shooter whose intuitive touch screen controls and unique art style compensate for a lack of variation and longevity.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Street Fighter IV is outmatched by King of Fighters-i in terms of depth and presentation, but the timid challenge and absence of online multiplayer prevent it from scoring a total KO. It's still arguably the best fighter on the iPhone, though.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Less strategic than it wants to be, but this is a fun and hugely likeable time-waster for iPad owners.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    A satisfyingly meaty twin stick shooter that spices up its repetitive blasting with weighty combat and a free-wheeling perk system.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Playmobil Pirates is full of personality and contains some excellent visual design. The handful of issues present here only slightly detract from an otherwise very entertaining freemium builder.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Although Dark Void Zero ran the risk of being a one-joke game, its faux-retro styling combines beautifully with tight gameplay to create a brilliant iPhone action platformer hampered only by its shortness.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    A polished remake of a retro classic, Pipe Mania's extra features build on the challenging core gameplay while the broad selection of modes provides hours of enjoyable pipe positioning fun.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Fortuna Magus doesn't innovate much on the classic retro JRPG formula, but that might be exactly what some people want.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Stoneship is an intriguing mix of memory gaming, high seas exploration and strategic planning, but its regularly frustrating nature and lack of replay value take the wind out of its sails.
    • 67 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Though fans of the series may be able to excuse its technical issues, this isn't the top-end collection it could have been to attract new players to this classic series.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    A thoroughly entertaining and wonderfully crafted puzzle game, Flow Free: Bridges is only held back by its conservatism.

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