Pocket Games' Scores

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For 239 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 56% higher than the average critic
  • 3% same as the average critic
  • 41% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 4.9 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 68
Highest review score: 100 Classic NES Series: The Legend of Zelda
Lowest review score: 0 Operation Armored Liberty
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 38 out of 239
239 game reviews
    • 81 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Visiting hot springs, betting on the horses, and sweet-talking the locals, this is much more than just a farming game. [Spring 2004, p.29]
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    • 79 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Aspyr did a great job of cramming nearly the entire Activision library for the Atari 2600 into a single GBA cartridge. [Spring 2004, p.38]
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    All eight games play like they ought to. This compilation is an amazing game. [Fall 2003, p.42]
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    • 82 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The 3D engine runs smoothly, mimicking the look and feel of the GC game while maintaining its tight controls. [Spring 2003, p.39]
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    • 84 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The best handheld fighting game currently available. [Winter 2001, p.40]
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Exposes the likes of "Mortal Kombat Advance" for the shallow, poorly balanced rush-jobs they so obviously are. [Summer 2002, p.22]
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    • 78 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Fun, though somewhat mind-boggling in the later areas. [Spring 2005, p.72]
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    • 81 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Better than most platformers out there...The only beef we have with this title is that it's too dang short. [Spring 2003, p.35]
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    • 82 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Some games stand out from a genre solely because of a single game mechanic, and Ninja Five-O is one of them. [Fall 2003, p.50]
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    • 66 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A game many will be surprised to be on this list, but it happens to be one of the best. [Summer 2004, p.15]
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    • 63 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The controls work well even with the GBA's four-button layout, and most tricks come out smoothly onscreen. [Spring 2004, p.47]
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    • 74 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    At half the price it would be a must own. [Spring 2005, p.63]
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    • 74 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    With eight character classes the possibilities for multiplayer and replay are endless. [Summer 2004, p.41]
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    • 70 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A solid golf sim that will no doubt stand the test of time. Oh - and nice pants, man! [Winter 2001, p.52]
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    • 75 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Fans of the bigger versions of Monster Truck Madness will find almost everything they need in this impressive handheld version. [Fall 2003, p.48]
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    • 87 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Easily the best traditional card game compilation on the GBA. [Summer 2004, p.43]
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    • 74 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Although things can get tedious, it's a solid mix of adventuring and action. [Winter 2001, p.55]
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    • 77 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Good graphics, sound and spot-on control makes this game perfect for racing fans on any ilk. [Fall 2003, p.43]
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    • 79 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Had Bass been added to the Megaman series years ago, it might not have run out of steam. [Summer 2003, p.44]
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    • 76 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A solidly built, character-driven adventure. [Summer 2003, p.38]
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    • 82 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Though the gameplay gets somewhat repetitive (kill bad guys, find key to open door, repeat), it's fun enough for players who want to tear through it in a day. [Fall 2003, p.42]
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    • 72 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The sheer amount of variety makes up for the game's simple design, and the story is positively adorable. [Summer 2003, p.41]
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    • 81 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The quirky and unique game demands to be played and enjoyed by the masses. [Winter 2002, p.36]
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    It's not exactly action-packed, but the slow pace of Broken Sword is paid for with great puzzles and a well-thought out plot. [Summer 2002, p.38]
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    • 66 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    One of the very best sports titles available for the GBA - almost as good as "Mario Tennis" on the old SNES. [Summer 2002, p.24]
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    • 76 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Exactly what a sequel should be - the original done bigger and better. [Summer 2004, p.36]
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    • 78 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Looks great and borrows play elements from a number of classic arcade shooters. [Fall 2003, p.46]
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    • 79 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    This is a love-it-or-hate-it game, but fans of the original or anyone looking for a leisurely paced game where death is impossible can't go wrong. [Spring 2004, p.36]
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    • 50 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    With abundant action tied into a good story, Daredevil has a larger appeal than most movie-licensed games. [Summer 2003, p.39]
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A great action game with multiplayer modes and a great connectivity bonus for those the GC version of "Rising Sun." [Spring 2004, p.32]
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