Pocket Gamer UK's Scores

  • Games
For 4,276 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 30% higher than the average critic
  • 15% same as the average critic
  • 55% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 6.1 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 67
Highest review score: 100 Splice: Tree of Life
Lowest review score: 10 Kick-Ass: The Game
Score distribution:
4,276 game reviews
    • 90 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Nintendo again shows that it's the master of its own hardware with another sublime entry in the Zelda lineage. If you own a DS then this is an utterly essential purchase - it really is that simple.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Ultimately it's a testament to the game that the campaign's short length can't keep us from exalting Chains of Olympus's exceptional virtues. It's just too unbelievably polished, engaging, and entertaining a title to miss. Kratos may have wet our palate, but like every magnificent gaming experience ever made, we're already thirsty for more.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    A masterpiece of art and design. Its technicalities might take a little time to get to grips with but, once understood, this distinguished and exemplary video game demands to be savoured and adored.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    An unlikely classic, Disgaea is one of the most perfect expressions of freeform strategy gaming it's possible to imagine.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    The best handheld football game by a country mile. A must for anyone who loves football.
    • 93 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    A pocket rocket that's sumptuous to look at, riotously funny and deeply rewarding. GTA: Chinatown Wars is one of Rockstar's and the DS' best ever.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    LittleBigPlanet is a staggering work of game design genius. Wonderfully inventive, devilishly fun and dizzyingly vast, it deserves a little big home on every PSP on the planet.
    • 94 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    A phenomenal game with an impressive slate of features and superb design, Real Racing 2 is the epitome of iPhone and iPod touch gaming.
    • 93 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Pulled up from Davy Jones's locker, Monkey Island 2 Special Edition: LeChuck's Revenge breathes new life into a classic while at the same time setting a new standard for adventure gaming.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Pulled up from Davy Jones's locker, Monkey Island 2 Special Edition: LeChuck's Revenge breathes new life into a classic while at the same time setting a new standard for adventure gaming.
    • 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.
    • 94 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Ocarina of Time 3D is, and forever will be, pure unadulterated bliss, taking the original title and making it essential gaming all over again.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    An exhaustive and, more importantly, finely balanced release, Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing offers up a watershed moment for karting on iPhone.
    • 94 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Anomaly Warzone Earth is one of the most entertaining and enthralling real-time strategy games on iOS.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Move over Minesweeper, ta ta Tetris, leave it out Lemmings - Pullblox is the new puzzling gaming god in town.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    An effortless and elegant puzzler, Splice is a wonderful expression of the freedom the App Store can offer.
    • 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.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Ladies and gentlemen, may I present to you SteamWorld Dig: Your new favourite Nintendo 3DS game.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    A true evolution of the series, Pokemon X and Y is the most important, expansive, exciting monster-battling title since the earlier days of the franchise.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Utterly phenomenal. Tearaway is inventive and joyous in equal measures, making for one of the best adventures this year, on any platform.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    One of the finest action-adventure experiences you can have on any device, let along mobile, Wayward Souls is an essential purchase.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    An action adventure on the most ambitious scale – a stunning achievement, and a showcase PSP title.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    One of the best platform outings in all of gaming, an instant classic when it first appeared, which even with some newness thrown in remains almost perfect today.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Rock-and-roll gameplay to a J-pop beat, LocoRoco is a perfectly rounded handheld puzzler.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Scintillatingly brilliant puzzling. Again.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Judged on fun, depth and the amount of recharges you'll be forcing into your DS, 42 All-Time Classics is a winning formula. We heart it.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Not even dodgy tunes stop Elite Beat Agents being one of the most entertaining and accessible games on DS.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Dazzingly deep, Lunar Knights is a complex and satisfying game with some nice tricks up its sleeve, although it is short by role-playing standards.