Pocket Gamer UK's Scores

  • Games
For 5,007 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 6.2 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 67
Highest review score: 100 FIFA Soccer 09
Lowest review score: 10 Deal or No Deal
Score distribution:
5007 game reviews
    • 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.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Brilliantly combining as stiff a task as you're likely to encounter with a perfectly pitched sense of fun, Kingdom Rush breathes new life into the tower defence genre, and has a whole lot of laughs doing it.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A game of immense quality, Sentinel 3: Homeworld represents the best of the tower defence genre with both depth and immediate action.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Few games have managed to enhance their own reputation and addictiveness as admirably as Infinity Gene. It's the 1978 arcade classic happening all over again, now.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    StarFox 64 3D reminds us why we've been begging Nintendo for a proper sequel for nearly 15 years.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Clever, experimental, and a little bit special, The Big Big Castle! tempers its frustration with bouts of crashing masonry and moments of joy as your teetering creation stands up for long enough to finish a level.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The best of the three GBA re-issues, Final Fantasy VI Advance is a timeless dollop of role-playing adventure gaming.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A superb word-strategy game with enough polish and charm to overlook its lack of multiplayer.
    • 64 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A brilliant variation on the endless-runner genre, Worm Run is breathless, addictive fun of the highest calibre.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    One of the must-have PSP games of the year, LocoRoco 2 delivers everything we could have wanted - more stuff to unlock and plenty of joyful, secret-packed levels full of weirdness and wonder.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A brave and brilliant platform game, Astronot deserves to be played by as many people as possible.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Got a 3DS? Get VVVVVV. Essential indie gaming, now on the go.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    DOTT: Remastered is an almost perfect marriage of well-written story, devious, yet genius puzzles, mesmerizing art, and succulent, soulful symphonies.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The most fun you'll ever have with an intergalactic crustacean, Crabitron's a ton of fun that can be shared with a nearby friend.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A superb strategy game that offers up a complete package of single-player and multiplayer card combat.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Jeff Minter updates one of his favourite shooters and the result is a feast for both the eyes and the fingers. Regardless of whether or not you have an appreciation for vintage shooters, you should give this wacky wonder a spin as soon as it's convenient.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Forest Hunt continues the gripping and well-presented tale which began in Act 1, and while it doesn't bring any groundbreakingly new features, fans will find that it's just as entertaining and action-packed
    • tbd Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Should be a lesson to every company considering rethinking classic game ideas. We fear it probably won't be. In the meantime, just download it.
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Pizza Vs. Skeletons is a weird, wildly unpredictable, and thoroughly entertaining roll-'em-up.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A recklessly entertaining action game that's the perfect fit for mobile.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Move over Candy Crush Saga, the crown for fast-paced puzzling crown now rightfully belongs to Papa Pear.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A clever and challenging spin on the tower defence genre, overlaid with an elaborate science fiction schtick which doesn't outstay its welcome.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    CounterSpy is a superb blend of planning and panic. A streamlined stealth experience that'll last indefinitely, CounterSpy is hard to resist but easy to recommend.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Zero Escape: Virtue's Last Reward is a mature, sophisticated, and delightfully dark whodunnit adventure.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The best Pokemon game so far. Combines the addictive elements of the originals with the latest graphics to great effect. Just don't mention the Pokewalker.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A timeless classic is reborn on iOS. The Lords of Midnight has lost none of its ability to captivate and entertain, and serves as a fitting tribute to Mike Singleton's genius.