Pure Magazine UK's Scores

  • Games
For 102 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 54% higher than the average critic
  • 3% same as the average critic
  • 43% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 3 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 70
Highest review score: 100 LEGO Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy
Lowest review score: 20 Dave Mirra BMX Challenge
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 48 out of 102
  2. Negative: 9 out of 102
102 game reviews
    • 93 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    A beautiful experience and a real must-have title. Possibly the last great game on PS2. [Mar 2007, p.66]
    • 87 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Looks good, sounds good and plays like a dream...A stunningly executed shooter and a real joy to play.
    • 93 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Even though the latest outing isn't a massive departure from the first and pretty much carries on where the old one left off, that is no bad thing when the original was so close to perfection. [Apr 2007, p.70]
    • 83 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Even better than the first game, this handheld masterpiece is an essential purchase.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 95 Critic Score
    With the framerate locked at 30fps the chance of seeing any slowdown is almost zero. [Mar 2007, p.48]
    • 87 Metascore
    • 95 Critic Score
    The extra troop element, as well as the unique recruitment system, means the title should see a long life of playability. [Apr 2007, p.76]
    • 93 Metascore
    • 95 Critic Score
    A vast game with so much to do, it'll keep you going for months before you even get to the heart of it. [May 2007, p.62]
    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A credible conversion with very few flaws, should be in any futuristic race fan's library. [Feb 2007, p.79]
    • 72 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A fully fledged RPG for the PSP, nice graphics and customisable combat system give this title depth.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The first military strategy title for the PSP, it's well presented and addictive. [Feb 2007, p.76]
    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    When a game is this well presented, fluid to play and with such a well-balanced learning curve enabling anyone to pick up and play in just a few seconds, even those not that keen on tennis can't help but appreciate such finesse. [Mar 2007, p.47]
    • 76 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Although the non-graphical improvements may not be as dramatic as some migiht have hoped for, they all help to make this easily the best Madden title yet. [May 2007, p.68]
    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A great race title if you can persevere past the initial frustration. [Mar 2007, p.74]
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Some minor issues inherent in all GTA games don't really spoil another slice of ciminal mayhem.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Even rookie racers can pick up and play without spending too much time getting frustrated at the handling. [Mar 2007, p.54]
    • 71 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The best shooter available for the PSP and the multiplayer makes it even more appealing.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A really smart improvement that puts this game top of the football league.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    With so many options, there is little in the way of basketball that this game doesn't offer and it rightfully deserves a slam-dunking genius award. [Apr 2007, p.61]
    • tbd Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Fun to play and with a nice warm feeling that it's actually doing your brain some good. [Jan 2007, p.57]
    • 83 Metascore
    • 85 Critic Score
    Exceedingly playable RPG that gets on with its tale instead of slowing down with stats. [Apr 2007, p.74]
    • 67 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The best part of the game by far is the career mode. [May 2007, p.82]
    • 82 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A nice twisted take on the universe and a solid RPG to boot. [Apr 2007, p.72]
    • 69 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Would have benefitted from an Infrastructure mode but the force is still strong in this one. [Jan 2007, p.67]
    • 65 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A missed opportunity, but fun for anyone not familiar with "Warrior Within."
    • 85 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A fairly predictable but enjoyable platformer with some great parody mini-games.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A visual treat that tells a good story while offering plenty of demon breeding and combat. [May 2007, p.72]
    • 70 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    An enjoyable romp for those new to the genre and old hands alike.
    • 67 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    All-out destruction that actually adds to the racing makes this great fun. [Mar 2007, p.65]
    • 64 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Fast-paced action and plenty of challenge make for a really fun title. [Jan 2007, p.72]
    • 81 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A vast improvement over the "X-Men" titles, although some may find it a little too simplistic. [Feb 2007, p.83]