Pocket Gamer UK's Scores

  • Games
For 5,449 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 30% higher than the average critic
  • 18% same as the average critic
  • 52% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 5.9 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 68
Highest review score: 100 Prune
Lowest review score: 10 Kick-Ass: The Game
Score distribution:
5449 game reviews
    • 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
    • 90 Critic Score
    A loud and brash touchscreen brawler with a surprising amount of depth and plenty to do.
    • 93 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A game with so much heart and charm that it's almost impossible not to smile while you play it.
    • 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.
    • 93 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    An energising and hilariously funny version of Hamlet, Ryan North's To Be Or Not To Be is a crucial gamebook for literature buffs and comedy fans alike.
    • 93 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Fast, exciting, and full to the brim with action, Implosion - Never Lose Hope is well worth a long hard look.
    • 93 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A bright cartoony shooter with an awful lot going for it. Grab it, shoot stuff.
    • 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
    XCOM: Enemy Within adds some wonderfully inventive new toys, but making it a separate app means only those who truly adored Enemy Unknown should double dip.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A thoughtful, fresh, and surprisingly fun game of observation and resource management, Papers, Please is one of the most distinctive games on any platform.
    • 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.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A wonderfully well put together table tennis sim that deserves to be played by as many people as possible.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A beautiful, effortlessly playable endless snowboarder, Alto's Adventure is almost as much fun to play as it is to look at.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Strategy role-playing at its finest, Fire Emblem: Awakening marries sophistication and character development in a way rarely found in the genre.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Tiny Wings HD is just as strict and satisfying as its iPhone predecessor, and the new modes add enough content to warrant the inflated price tag.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Prune is an awe-inspiring work of digital poetry that transcends its initial subject material to explore a much larger, much more complex theme, in an articulate and powerfully moving manner.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A sharp and engaging shooter that's not afraid to be tough as old boots.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Few games stand the test of time like Chrono Trigger. A role-playing classic, it's one of the very best the genre has to offer.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It's not Mario Kart 9, but Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is the best game in the series and a considerable leap forward for portable and multiplayer gaming.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A marriage of great graphics and solid role-playing, Chaos Rings works through minor hitches to provide enjoyable gameplay.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    In turning a text adventure into a world map, Simogo has resurrected a long-dead genre with style and confidence. Great presentation and brilliant puzzles complete a stellar package.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A dark, strange, tough, and beautiful tactical RPG-cum-interactive story with one of the richest settings you could hope for. Banner Saga is an iOS game to savour.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The best of the three GBA re-issues, Final Fantasy VI Advance is a timeless dollop of role-playing adventure gaming.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Mikey Shorts is a speed-run platformer that's all about learning levels and nailing jumps with expert precision. If you prefer to take it slow, though, Mikey's unimaginative design will fail to thrill.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    There's a lot to do in Warbits, and you're going to have a lovely old time doing it.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Fast and furious, Reckless Racing 2 raises the bar for iOS racing games through a combination of deft handling, gorgeous looks, and addictive gameplay.

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