Pocket Gamer UK's Scores

  • Games
For 5,210 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 30% higher than the average critic
  • 18% same as the average critic
  • 52% 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 Fire Emblem: Awakening
Lowest review score: 10 Angels In The Sky
Score distribution:
5210 game reviews
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    • 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.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The original gamebook has been beautifully revived, and now stands shoulder-to-shoulder with its sci-fi peers across all entertainment media.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A brilliant and unusual action puzzle game with beautiful presentation and an annoying yet satisfying difficulty curve.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    But lying at the heart is the same solid gameplay that was popular in the nineties - unforgiving at times, but a shining example of what makes the series great.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Packed with action, intrigue, and gore - and excellently told and illustrated by Wallis and Chalk, respectively - Gun Dogs could well be Tin Man's most accomplished gamebook to date.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Mario could learn a trick or two from his brother, as Luigi's Mansion 2: Dark Moon stakes its claim as one of the most essential titles available for Nintendo 3DS.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Packed full of collectibles, replay value, instantly accessible fun and oozing with charm and character, there really isn't a better candidate for a PS Vita title that everyone must own.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It does a lot with a little, using its compact two-button control scheme to define its entire design, with spectacular results. If you are looking for a mobile platformer to sink your teeth into, this is it.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A brilliantly paced, sharp-edged brawler that isn't afraid of a bit of silliness. Only One is well worth a play.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A brilliant step forward for the series, Badland 2 is a wonderful end of year surprise.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    An almost perfect distillation of the last great console Ridge Racer with spot-on handling and a stunning engine. Ridge Racer Slipstream is arguably the best arcade racer on iOS.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Brimming with content, eminently replayable, and much improved over previous iterations, Sid Meier's Pirates! is a must-have for any self-respecting iPad buccaneer.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A brilliant deconstruction of the roguelike, presented with Nitrome's customary flair.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    An excellent version of an arcade legend, Pang Adventures is an update and a history lesson rolled into one.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Just as involving, dramatic and downright addictive as its PS3 predecessor, Valkyria Chronicles II will have you glued to your PSP for weeks to come.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Between its nods to the RPGs with which we grew up, memorable characters, and moreish gameplay components, Weapon Shop de Omasse is the shining gem of the Guild series.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A dark, funny, and super tough mix of genres. And mobile is as good a place as any to start your journey with it.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Conclusive proof that retro games can still mix it up with modern releases, Gridrunner is a shooter fan's dream come true. Sublime controls and a stern challenge make this one of the best blasters to grace iOS in ages.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Plants vs. Zombies belies its cartoonish appearance with a deep and engaging tactical experience providing lasting appeal.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A more expansive take on its six-year-old predecessor, Spider: Rite of the Shrouded Moon still feels admirably fresh and inventive in 2015.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A brilliant game for Star Wars fans and DS fans alike, The Complete Saga combines childlike simplicity with fiendishly hidden depth, providing an involving experience you'll find difficult to beat.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A rich and rewarding fight sim that gives you plenty to do, and makes sure you have fun while you're doing it.