Pocket Gamer UK's Scores

  • Games
For 4,532 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 LittleBigPlanet
Lowest review score: 10 Angels In The Sky
Score distribution:
4,532 game reviews
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Indeed, it's somewhat ironic that only now, with the integration of Wi-Fi, Pokémon has become the community game it's always pretended to be. Casting a retrospective eye upon the series, it would appear that every game since the series started in 1995 has just been a level up. This, finally, is the real deal. [JPN Import]
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Blessed with instantly appealing gameplay, engaging presentation, and plenty of long-term challenge, Super Mole Escape is a must-have download.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A wonderfully put together game that manages to take the best elements of two genres and squish them together into a cohesive whole. Highly recommended.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    But lying at the heart is the same solid gameplay that was popular in the nineties - unforgiving at times, but a shining example of what makes the series great.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A brilliant and original game that tests your dexterity and your brain power, Micro Miners deserves your attention.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A brilliant digital version of a brilliant card game, Magic 2014 is every bit as impressive as its predecessor and adds more to the mix, too.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A thrilling combination of fantasy novel and RPG, Sorcery! offers a wonderfully fresh take on interactive fiction.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A tremendous port of a great indie game, and a must-buy on iOS.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Space Invaders may now be the unfashionable side of 30 but it's still able to mix it up with the best modern gaming has to offer. This is a superlative modernisation of a classic game.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A must-buy for word fiends, SpellTower is an uncommonly attractive and thoughtfully designed puzzler.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Skullduggery! has a clever control scheme, some brilliant ideas, and a lot of retro charm.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Deathsmiles mixes up the formula to drag in bullet-hell fans and lowers the barrier to entry to encourage newbies. Everyone with a passing interest should try out this smart, compulsive and thrilling blaster.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A title-winning performance from Full Fat - this is flicking brilliant.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Ingenious in every aspect of its design from visuals to controls, this is a new generation of platformer that will earn a permanent place on your home screen.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    San Andreas is an enormous, funny, varied, and sometimes frustrating PS2 classic that has come to mobile with few compromises and surprisingly good controls.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A strategy game that can be enjoyed by strategy buffs and noobs alike. Practically essential for Vita owners.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Still in a league of its own, the premier portable management sim is back and better than ever.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    After a lot of false FPS /TPS starts, Trigger Fist is the first iOS shooter that works within the limitations of the hardware, and it's remarkably good fun.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Dragon Quest V's western debut has been a long time coming but this reshaping of an undisputed genre classic in the form of Hand of the Heavenly Bride is a must for RPG fans.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    The best handheld football game by a country mile. A must for anyone who loves football.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A great way to spend a few hours. If you like games that ooze fun from every pore, you should definitely pick up Heroes of Loot.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Minecraft is a huge, absorbing game that thrives on imagination and creativity. It's now on handheld with very few compromises.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Captivating, elegant, and fiendishly clever, Waking Mars delivers a science-fiction epic that's a delight to explore, and rewarding to play.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Zero Escape: Virtue's Last Reward is a mature, sophisticated, and delightfully dark whodunnit adventure.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Rock-and-roll gameplay to a J-pop beat, LocoRoco is a perfectly rounded handheld puzzler.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Like a bottle of fine scotch, SMT IV won't be for everyone - but those RPG enthusiasts who can appreciate its subtlety and challenge will cherish it for years to come.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    This high-quality production dramatically streamlines the RTS genre for mobile play, while making sure it's packed with enough tactical depth to make its many skirmishes tense and exciting.
    • 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
    It may initially appear to be somewhat basic and the pesky language barrier presented by this Japanese import is a shame, but Bangai-O Spirits remains an unmitigated blasting brilliance that every DS fan should indulge in, and one of the strongest DS titles we've encountered so far. [JPN Import]
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It's been a long time coming but DS owners finally have a decent brawler to enjoy - Bleach: Blade of Fate offers peerless scrapping action.