Pocket Gamer UK's Scores

  • Games
For 5,315 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 6 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 68
Highest review score: 100 Splice: Tree of Life
Lowest review score: 10 Kick-Ass: The Game
Score distribution:
5315 game reviews
    • 76 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Back to the Future Ep2 HD would be more charming if it weren't for pesky technical problems and performance issues.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    It might not be the perfect fit for touchscreen devices, but Metal Slug 2 is still an awful lot of fun.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    Fahrenheit was ambitious and innovative in 2005, but ten years later it's just clunky and tedious.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    If you've never played a gamebook, Judge Dredd: Countdown Sector 106 is an entertaining, brilliantly designed introduction to the world of dice and bookmarks.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    An ingenious, superbly implemented logic puzzler that's sadistic and cerebrally satisfying in equal measure.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    An endless-runner with a sense of style and a great difficulty curve, Agent Dash! entices you in with pretty graphics, and before you know it you're hooked.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Whether you wasted your youth on a salty pier arcade with the series, or met Vic Viper for the first time in this review, Gradius will quickly become your pet name for twitch gaming thrills.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    While blasting aliens out of the sky can be fun, Star Command lacks the depth of true space sim.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A classical schmup with a branching story path and refined controls. Worth the price of admission for the soundtrack alone.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    The first half of Broken Age is charming, gorgeous, and well written. But some might find the obvious puzzles and softer tone aren't quite what they were hoping for.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Quick minds that are after a lengthy challenge of spatial conundrums will be well served with this value-for-money downloadable.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Unassuming apart from its scale, Pinball HD nevertheless shows that pinball is enjoyable on iPad.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    A neat little sim, but once you get down to the bones of the matter, Pocket Trains is a little too similar to its airborne predecessor.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    An attempt to address the deficiencies of the first iPhone game, SimCity Deluxe is likewise hampered by controls that simply don't befit the device.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Though it doesn't do anything radical with the perpetual-climbing genre, Sir Lovalot is a highly polished example with a neat 3D twist.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Not quite as simple as it should be, Bird Strike is nonetheless a fun-filled arcade game packed with style.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    A solid match-three puzzler saved by a recent update, Zoo Keeper DX Touch Edition would benefit greatly from a dash of innovation to help it stand out from the crowd.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Poker Pals is an unusual, simple, and fun multiplayer title that hides a surprising amount of depth.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Gorgeous to look at, and a heap of fun to play, Monster Wars is a clever but flawed mash-up of tower defence, RTS, and slash-'em-up.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Shaun the Sheep – Fleece Lightning will delight audiences both young and old with its simple controls and addictive racing fun.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    With ultra-competitive multiplayer, thoughtfully designed bonus challenges, and plenty of content to see, PinWar should appeal whether you're a fan of pinball or not. This is a superb offering, especially with mates.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A chilling tale told with economy and intelligence, Home is a tense, atmospheric adventure that stays with you.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Ookibloks is a bright and fresh little puzzler. There's an awful lot to like about its mixture of cuteness and logic.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    The ultimate remastering of a classic arcade experience, but one that's just for the fans.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    An enjoyable mix of old school shmup and loot-harvesting action-RPG, though perhaps not quite as deep as it would like to think it is.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    An engrossing tower defence game that takes a slightly different - if occasionally awkward - route to success.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Just as satisfyingly dumb as it's always been, Samurai Warriors 4 brings a good dosage of new stuff to a slightly tired formula.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    An intriguing look back at what the JRPG used to be, Dragon Quest II has enough going for it to make it a little more than a curio.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    While the core gameplay grows a little samey, Marvel Contest of Champions is hugely fun and accessible, despite freemium annoyances.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A super sharp-edged, but super enjoyable retro platforming challenge.

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