Pocket Gamer UK's Scores

  • Games
For 4,509 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:
4,509 game reviews
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A moving and sometimes painful experience, Blackbar deserves to be played by as many people as possible.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Four of the best shooters money can buy in a single collection, Raiden Legacy is shooter perfection.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A great mobile offering just got even better, as Gunman Clive emerges as one of the best platformers on the 3DS.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A spectacular kick in the teeth of the endless-runner genre, Boson X is a brilliant, twitching wonder.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A wonderful and unique use of the iPad. Under its smarts, Gentlemen! hides a brilliant one-on-one battler.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Like a rabbinical sermon, Shivah is short, thought-provoking, and raises a lot of questions. It's got terrific puzzles, too, but that doesn't really fit my clever analogy.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    With its cracking fighting mechanics and excellent multiplayer options, Bleach: Dark Souls lives up to the very high standards of the beat-'em up series on DS.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Resistance: Retribution is just what the doctor ordered - groundbreaking multiplayer, slick visuals, and an action-packed campaign make this one of the most impressive PSP games to date.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Bold, blocky, and beguiling, Bernhard Schulenburg's puzzle platformer is an indie gem, a beautiful concept executed upon spectacularly.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Scintillatingly brilliant puzzling. Again.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Thanks to brilliant design, fantastic gameplay and its in-built rumble device, Drill Dozer is one of the best 2D platformers you'll ever play.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Cubis Creatures represents a memorable marriage of marvellous design and artful aesthetics.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Fire Emblem's DS debut has been a long time coming but it's unquestionably worth the wait. Shadow Dragon provides astonishingly compulsive turn-based action.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Mario & Luigi: Dream Team Bros. is a welcoming, massive, varied, and superbly executed RPG for all to enjoy.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Jeff Minter updates one of his favourite shooters and the result is a feast for both the eyes and the fingers. Regardless of whether or not you have an appreciation for vintage shooters, you should give this wacky wonder a spin as soon as it's convenient.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A charming twist on the Scrabble formula with more than enough content to keep you playing into the new year, Spellwood is well worth the investment.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A timeless classic is reborn on iOS. The Lords of Midnight has lost none of its ability to captivate and entertain, and serves as a fitting tribute to Mike Singleton's genius.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Metal Gear Solid: HD Collection contains two of the very best stealth games of the last decade, lavishly updated and jam-packed with extra content.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Conclusive proof that retro games can still mix it up with modern releases, Gridrunner is a shooter fan's dream come true. Sublime controls and a stern challenge make this one of the best blasters to grace iOS in ages.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    StarFox 64 3D reminds us why we've been begging Nintendo for a proper sequel for nearly 15 years.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Not only is Yoshi's Island DS huge, cute, innovative and beautifully presented, its layering of light platforming skills and hardcore item collection mean it's ideal for all abilities.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Castle of Illusion combines old school challenge with impeccable presentation to create a fitting tribute to one of the 16-bit era's finest platforming classics.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    An uncompromisingly difficult, brilliantly put together platformer, League of Evil 3 will reward anyone who puts the time in to perfect its fiendish rhythm.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    With some essential new features, the best football management sim on mobile just got even better.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Plants vs. Zombies belies its cartoonish appearance with a deep and engaging tactical experience providing lasting appeal.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Crisp, bright, and immensely enjoyable, Project Diva f will delight and challenge fans of Vocaloid and rhythm games alike.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A vibrant, fast-paced, special platformer that works perfectly on touchscreen, Shadow Blade is well worth as much of your time as you have to spare.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Magnetic Billiards packs an original gameplay concept, tweaked to near-perfection, and steeped in character. This is what indie gaming should be.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The third game in the much-loved lawyer-sim series makes a watertight case for classic status.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A breathtaking auto-runner that ups the ante in pretty much every regard. Highly recommended.