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
    • 91 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Fez
    A deep and involving Metroidvania in a superbly constructed world. Fez's appearance on handheld is just as intriguing as when it first hit consoles and computers.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    N.O.V.A. 2 is a great shooter with a thrilling campaign and even better multiplayer that will have you hooked.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Winter of the Melodias adds some fiendishly clever new ideas to LostWinds, without spoiling that sense of quiet discovery and childlike wonder.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A breathtaking auto-runner that ups the ante in pretty much every regard. Highly recommended.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A marriage of great graphics and solid role-playing, Chaos Rings works through minor hitches to provide enjoyable gameplay.
    • 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.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    An incredibly rich, challenging and varied sci-fi experience that seamlessly and creatively blends genres into a brilliant whole.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Every trick this celebrated developer has learnt – from crafting a solid plot laced with dark humour to reckless driving and action-packed criminal endeavour – has been distilled into a game that demands your immediate attention.
    • 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.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A jolly, entertaining, sweet-natured puzzler that starts off simple but will smash your brains out with a (coloured) box later on.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Like a sniper taking aim from out of nowhere, SOCOM: Tactical Strike sets sights on PSP and emerges as one of the year's best. Phenomenal visuals, tight tactical gameplay, and unparalleled multiplayer make this a must-have title.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A brilliant sequel that expands the lore and scope of its predecessor, The Room 2 is a game that everyone should play.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The 3DS gains itself another must-have title – a solid combination of timeless racing and robust online multiplayer that will be enjoyed for years to come.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The Worlds Ends With You is a deep and multifaceted adventure with clever combat, innovative features and a worrying shop-till-you-drop addictivity.
    • 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.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    This is quite simply the best Animal Crossing has ever been. Fans of the series are in for an expanded treat, and newcomers will find fresh delights in its relaxed gameplay.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Although it's basically more of the same, this latest Layton outing is the most enjoyable, attractive, addictive and refined one yet. An awesome reminder of why the Nintendo DS remains an essential mobile gaming platform.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A huge, wonderful looking, deep experience, Monster Hunter Freedom Unite is brilliant on your own, or with friends.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Ultimate Spider-Man: Total Mayhem is fantastic fun, offering the speed and variety of a top notch action game with the vibrant colour and characters of a great comic book.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire brings back and adds some great features, but not without cutting out some of the standards set in Pokémon X and Y.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A wonderfully put together stealth action title, Sneaky Sneaky has enough stabby fun to keep you going for hours.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire brings back and adds some great features, but not without cutting out some of the standards set in Pokémon X and Y.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Ace Combat: Joint Assault is a phenomenal aerial action game with every conceivable feature from online cooperative multiplayer and loads of missions to solid controls and customisable aircraft.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    God of War again slashes the misconception regarding PSP's gaming prowess wide open with another unadulterated and beautiful ballet of brutality.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Beautiful to look at, hugely engrossing to play and - most importantly of all - fun. Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker is an essential purchase for anyone who owns a PSP, and should convince those who don't to rectify the situation promptly.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Pocket Plane is a perfect example of a freemium game done well, an addictive time sink that sucks you into its simple routines and refuses to let go.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A tremendous port of a great indie game, and a must-buy on iOS.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A fantastic adaptation of an excellent boardgame, and a must-buy for strategy fans.