Pocket Gamer UK's Scores

  • Games
For 4,136 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 31% higher than the average critic
  • 14% 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 Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing
Lowest review score: 10 Kick-Ass: The Game
Score distribution:
4,136 game reviews
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Super Smash Bros is as fast, frenetic, and wonderfully satisfying on handheld. And this pint size version has more of everything - including fighters, trophies, and modes.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Undoubtedly one of the system's best titles to date, Logan's Shadow brightens up the PSP library with a thrilling mixture of remarkably entertaining gameplay and astonishing presentation.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Fantastic retro presentation meets intriguing modern design, Forget-Me-Not is a breath of fresh air.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Beautifully presented and utterly compelling, Async Corp. is one of the best iOS titles you'll play all year.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    If you've ever complained about games being dumb, buy this game - it genuinely might make you that little bit smarter.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Whether you're a long-standing admirer of the original books or a complete newcomer, Forest of Doom is role-playing adventure at its finest, and comes back with delicious fan service to boot.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Skullduggery! has a clever control scheme, some brilliant ideas, and a lot of retro charm.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    This puzzle game with a heart is a splendid endorsement of the genre and the DS.
    • 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.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The 3DS gains itself another must-have title – a solid combination of timeless racing and robust online multiplayer that will be enjoyed for years to come.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A beautifully designed, relentlessly inventive space oddity with genuine heart.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A vast, lonely game about space and time and death, Out There is by turns funny, exciting, and fresh.
    • 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]
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Blessed with instantly appealing gameplay, engaging presentation, and plenty of long-term challenge, Super Mole Escape is a must-have download.
    • 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.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A brilliant and original game that tests your dexterity and your brain power, Micro Miners deserves your attention.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A brilliant digital version of a brilliant card game, Magic 2014 is every bit as impressive as its predecessor and adds more to the mix, too.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A thrilling combination of fantasy novel and RPG, Sorcery! offers a wonderfully fresh take on interactive fiction.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A tremendous port of a great indie game, and a must-buy on iOS.
    • 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.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A must-buy for word fiends, SpellTower is an uncommonly attractive and thoughtfully designed puzzler.
    • 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.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A title-winning performance from Full Fat - this is flicking brilliant.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A strategy game that can be enjoyed by strategy buffs and noobs alike. Practically essential for Vita owners.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    San Andreas is an enormous, funny, varied, and sometimes frustrating PS2 classic that has come to mobile with few compromises and surprisingly good controls.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Still in a league of its own, the premier portable management sim is back and better than ever.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    After a lot of false FPS /TPS starts, Trigger Fist is the first iOS shooter that works within the limitations of the hardware, and it's remarkably good fun.
    • 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.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    The best handheld football game by a country mile. A must for anyone who loves football.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A great way to spend a few hours. If you like games that ooze fun from every pore, you should definitely pick up Heroes of Loot.