Pocket Gamer UK's Scores

  • Games
For 4,871 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 29% higher than the average critic
  • 17% 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 SteamWorld Dig
Lowest review score: 10 Kick-Ass: The Game
Score distribution:
4871 game reviews
    • 77 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A mediaeval marvel, brimming with virtual life and character. Minor conversion issues aside, Oh! Edo Towns is highly recommended.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The 3DS eShop scores another whopper, as Art of Balance Touch! is essential puzzle gaming.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Thanks to brilliant design, fantastic gameplay and its in-built rumble device, Drill Dozer is one of the best 2D platformers you'll ever play.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Score! Classic Goals is a fantastic idea, executed marvellously. Why did no one think of this sooner?
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Rayman Fiesta Run is another giddy and breathless mix of memory and reflexes. It's not much different from its prequel, but the added challenge is welcome.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    XCOM's battles are tense and rewarding, and are married to a clever base-building meta-game. All this, in a solid and eminently playable iOS port.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Jetpack Joyride is simplistic fun, but Halfbrick's suite of bonuses, unlockables, leaderboards, and achievements makes it near irresistible.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Expansive, gorgeous, hardcore, free: Real Racing 3 sets the new standard on mobile for racing games.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A homage to '80s pop culture and a legitimately entertaining role-playing title to boot, Saturday Morning RPG is as unique as it is enjoyable.
    • 94 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Extraordinarily polished gameplay and high production values guarantee a blast, even if N.O.V.A. lacks the originality necessary to be an all-time classic.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A love letter to table top RPGs, Loot & Legends is endearing and engaging in equal measure.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Scribblenauts Unlimited hones the original open creativity concept, and comes away with a fine-tuned must-have experience.
    • 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.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Dragon Quest V's western debut has been a long time coming but this reshaping of an undisputed genre classic in the form of Hand of the Heavenly Bride is a must for RPG fans.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Unforgiving, relentless, soul-crushing, precise, gorgeous, addictive, fantastic - RETRY is all these things, go get it.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Flight Control HD is a high flying, high-definition remake of the iPhone original that does well by adding iPad-exclusive content.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Gorgeous, challenging and thrillingly different, Groove Coaster is a treat for the eyes, the ears, and the soul.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A game of superior quality that packs robust multiplayer and functional controls, Starfront: Collision establishes a new standard in portable real-time strategy.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Indeed, it's somewhat ironic that only now, with the integration of Wi-Fi, Pokémon has become the community game it's always pretended to be. Casting a retrospective eye upon the series, it would appear that every game since the series started in 1995 has just been a level up. This, finally, is the real deal. [JPN Import]
    • 91 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Downwell is a brilliantly balanced vertical roguelike.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Crossy Road might be based on an arcade classic, but it looks great and offers tons of replayability on top of simply being lots of fun.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate is the definitive entry point for the series, and the most finely tuned multiplayer game on the 3DS yet.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A brilliant and beguilingly simple hardcore platformer, 1001 Attempts delivers more excitement in its bite sized blasts than most games could ever dream of.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A highly polished, thoroughly engrossing sequel that delivers on all counts, Luxor: Amun Rising HD shines bright in the ever-crowded puzzle genre.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    An extraordinary example of how to properly remake a classic, Broken Sword: Director's Cut remasters the original with wise alterations that galvanise rather than degrade.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A charming twist on the Scrabble formula with more than enough content to keep you playing into the new year, Spellwood is well worth the investment.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    From our perspective, echochrome is easily the best downloadable game currently available for PSP.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Those looking for an opportunity to build a world, while destroying someone else's, will find Clash of Clans a very appealing package with surprisingly deep layers of strategy to dig through.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Compulsive toy collectors: beware! Skylanders Lost Islands is a superbly made world builder, with enough hooks to make you return time and time again
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A wonderfully put together game that manages to take the best elements of two genres and squish them together into a cohesive whole. Highly recommended.