Pocket Gamer UK's Scores

  • Games
For 4,531 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:
4,531 game reviews
    • 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.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    World of Tanks Blitz offers some of the very best multiplayer you'll find for your mobile or tablet.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    One of the best Pokémon games just got even better. This release pushes the DS to its limits and in doing so makes for one heck of a monster catching adventure.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    If you already own the originals and were left wanting more then you'll be well-served with Pokémon Black and White Version 2. If you're new to the series, or you've just missed a couple of entries, you can't afford to miss this terrific RPG-lite adventure.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Yes, it's sweet, but look beyond the cute visuals and you'll discover a slickly produced, deeply enthralling strategy game, which combines tactical planning with edge-of-your-seat scrambles.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    An ingenious, well put together mash up of genres and ideas, Gunbrick is the first must-buy of 2015.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    If Pullblox was the game that pulled you into the series, Fallblox is the game to make you fall in love with it. Awe-inspiring.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Deathsmiles mixes up the formula to drag in bullet-hell fans and lowers the barrier to entry to encourage newbies. Everyone with a passing interest should try out this smart, compulsive and thrilling blaster.
    • 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.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Simple to the point of beauty, and beautiful to the point of becoming a work of art, this is a game you won't want to win, because you won't want the experience to end.
    • 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.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A sharp, wonderfully written adventure, 80 Days deserves your attention.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Space Invaders may now be the unfashionable side of 30 but it's still able to mix it up with the best modern gaming has to offer. This is a superlative modernisation of a classic game.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Rolando 2 rolls up cool new features and a thorough fine-tuning for a sequel that's nothing short of golden.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Beautifully designed and a joy from start to finish - DS gets possibly the best version of Lego Indy of them all.
    • 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.
    • 65 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Fast paced, gorgeous, and violent in all the right ways, Random Heroes deserves to be played by as many people as possible.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Funny, clever, and challenging to just the right degree, The Journey Down: Chapter 2 continues its tradition of adventure game excellence.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Half gamebook and half action RPG, Joe Dever's Lone Wolf is one adventure that fans of either genre will enjoy from start to finish.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A vast and engaging third chapter that expands brilliantly on the first two.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Few games are able to worm their way into your imagination and subconscious as well as New Star Soccer. You'll suffer the highs and lows of its simply presented matches with the grin of a true addict plastered across your face.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It's been a long time coming but DS owners finally have a decent brawler to enjoy - Bleach: Blade of Fate offers peerless scrapping action.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Utterly essential for CCG and strategy fans, Heavenstrike Rivals is your new favourite free to play game, so go get it.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    WarioWare D.I.Y. is one of the best game creation tools we've yet witnessed and deserves to be picked up by each and every DS owner without hesitation.
    • 94 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Need for Speed: Shift offers the best single-player racer on iPhone to date, with in-depth customisation and superior handling that almost make up in full the limited multiplayer offering.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Minecraft is a huge, absorbing game that thrives on imagination and creativity. It's now on handheld with very few compromises.
    • 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.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A wonderfully entertaining, perfectly balanced arcade blast, VS. Racing 2 offers the sort of addictive racing everyone can enjoy.
    • 52 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It's difficult to put a numerical score to an experience like Curiosity, but it deserves to be experienced by as many people as possible.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A pitch perfect, pick up and play blend of strategy and accessibility, history and thrills.