Pocket Gamer UK's Scores

  • Games
For 3,921 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 31% higher than the average critic
  • 14% 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 The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass
Lowest review score: 10 Deal or No Deal
Score distribution:
3,921 game reviews
    • 96 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Oozing charm and smart design, World of Goo is the best physics puzzler available on iPad.
    • 96 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    In spite of the steep difficulty, Super QuickHook is a charming, fun aerial adventure.
    • 95 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    As brash and carefree as some of its protagonists, The World Ends with You: Solo Remix doesn't make a seamless translation to iOS, but it's worth the entry price all the same.
    • 95 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A brilliant port of a brilliant game. VVVVVV on iOS is well worth a first, second, or third download.
    • 94 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Need for Speed: Shift offers the best single-player racer on iPhone to date, with in-depth customisation and superior handling that almost make up in full the limited multiplayer offering.
    • 94 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Physics-based action puzzler iBlast Moki provides plenty of explosive fun as well as providing some surprisingly thoughtful challenges.
    • 94 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Ocarina of Time 3D is, and forever will be, pure unadulterated bliss, taking the original title and making it essential gaming all over again.
    • 94 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Great local multiplayer features and generally clever design earn this iPad version of Scrabble a word of praise.
    • 94 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Extraordinarily polished gameplay and high production values guarantee a blast, even if N.O.V.A. lacks the originality necessary to be an all-time classic.
    • 94 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Anomaly Warzone Earth is one of the most entertaining and enthralling real-time strategy games on iOS.
    • 94 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Trial and error gameplay is a source of minor annoyance in Jet Car Stunts, though it's not enough to slow down this high-speed thrill ride.
    • 94 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    A phenomenal game with an impressive slate of features and superb design, Real Racing 2 is the epitome of iPhone and iPod touch gaming.
    • 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.
    • 93 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Pulled up from Davy Jones's locker, Monkey Island 2 Special Edition: LeChuck's Revenge breathes new life into a classic while at the same time setting a new standard for adventure gaming.
    • 93 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    A pocket rocket that's sumptuous to look at, riotously funny and deeply rewarding. GTA: Chinatown Wars is one of Rockstar's and the DS' best ever.
    • 93 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A highly competent, even evolutionary spin on strategy boardgaming, Dominion HD pairs quality design with online multiplayer for the win.
    • 93 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Dig out some eShop credits: you're not going to want to miss ye olde Shovel Knight.
    • 93 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Everything a sequel should be, iBlast Moki 2 HD might be the best £1.99 you'll ever spend.
    • 93 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    One of the most successful translations of a boardgame in years, Carcassonne is charming, captivating and competitive.
    • 93 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A lack of real Vita innovation lets it down somewhat, but that aside this is a perfect pocket-sized JRPG that'll keep you gripped to the screen until your eyes turn square. A must-have for any Persona fan.
    • 93 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A compelling distillation of everything that's great and good in collectible card gaming, brought to your iPad, for free.
    • 93 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Bright, imaginative, and supremely polished, the physics-based gameplay of Cut the Rope shows developer ZeptoLab has knack of putting a unique spin on familiar ideas.
    • 93 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Punch Quest is funny, addictive, and just plain fun. Turns out that the auto-runner and beat-'em-up genres were a match made in heaven.
    • 93 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A faultless conversion of what is arguably Sonic's most accomplished adventure, Sonic CD on the iPhone combines amazing presentation with a surprising degree of depth and playability. This peerless 2D platform escapade is a must for any self-respecting iPhone gamer.
    • 93 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Glyder 2 is a one-way ticket to fantastic gameplay, its combination of self-motivated exploration and dynamic goals ensuring a first class flight.
    • 93 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Plants vs. Zombies HD remains rooted in the comic tower defence gameplay that made previous versions such a pleasure.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The battle between flora and undead fauna remains as fun as ever in this accomplished iPhone and iPod touch version.
    • 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.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Despite some frustrating chaotic elements, Threes! is a dashing, intelligent, and deceptively simple treat. This is your next essential puzzler.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A brilliantly realised audio adventure, Papa Sangre II is a creepy masterpiece.