Total PC Gaming's Scores

  • Games
For 179 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 39% higher than the average critic
  • 5% same as the average critic
  • 56% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 3.7 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 69
Highest review score: 100 Empire: Total War
Lowest review score: 20 Stalin vs. Martians
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 80 out of 179
  2. Negative: 17 out of 179
179 game reviews
    • 90 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    It's cheap, 62MB to download. DRM-free and highly addictive. [Issue#14, p.54]
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    • 71 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Sacred 2 has a passable single-player mode, but it comes inot its own online with the right company. [Issue#14, p.52]
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    • 72 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    We were already armpit-deep in the dead, but we've still found room for more slaughter on the Killing Floor. [Issue#24, p.50]
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    • 76 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Dragon Rising offers compelling real-world combat with few disappointing omissions. [Issue#26, p.50]
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    • 78 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Improvements and flourishes make Zuma's Revenge a lot of fun. [Issue#25, p.50]
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    • 72 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Solid block-fitting fun and only a tenner. Classic puzzle action. [Issue#9, p.60]
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Not in any way groundbreaking, but two games in one and hugely entertaining nonetheless. [Issue#18, p.52]
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    • 77 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A good performance from EA, with FIFA playing a fine game of footy. [Issue#13, p.58]
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    • 86 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    EA Mythic has hit on the perfect formula for a classy fantasy MMO. It's verything you'd expect, and maybe more. [Issue#11, p.80]
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    • 75 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Like Mona's fangs, it's sharp, pretty and it doesn't suck. [Issue#15, p.65]
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    • 79 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A promising start and an engaging, enjoyable adventure in its own right. [Issue#23, p.58]
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    • 77 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A comfortable and engaging follow-up to the first episode in a series well worth joining. [Issue#25, p.53]
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    • 78 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Hardcore fans may find it lacking but Wings of Prey is solid fighter fun. [Issue#30, p.8]
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    • 86 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A stunning life simulator with a few gaping omissions. It will likely reach boiling point over the next year or so.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A rare and gripping indy experience that pulls no punches.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Plants Vs Zombies is a simple but clever tower defence game, which uses its considerable charm to keep you coming back for more. It might not take you very long to see most of what it has to offer, but you're sure to have a laugh while you're at it.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Shocking, chaotic and uberviolent. For those who can take it, there's a fine game lurking despite the flaws. [Issue#14, p.45]
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    • 81 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A cortisol-inducing, insane trip into almost certain death. You'll love it. [Issue#26, p.57]
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    • 79 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    It's manifestly amusing and downright fun, and that's its real strength. [Issue#26, p.46]
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    • 65 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Flying at an altitude combat flight sim aficionados will appreciate. [Issue#26, p.53]
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    • 72 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    It’s not Peggle-addictive, but there’s depth beyond the casual puzzle game.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    In a nutshell, we've been pleasantly surprised by Lego Indy. Most moviegoers and gamers will enjoy it. [Issue#9, p.50]
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    80 percent of it you've seen before, but Lego Batman is still as fun as you'd hope. [Issue#13, p.62]
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    • 70 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Play it until your free month of Live runs out, then move on. [Issue#9, p.58]
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    • 82 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    An excellent flight combat sim, with a lack of polish in key areas.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    If you plot a graph of genius times faltering game design, Far Cry 2 sits firmly in the top right. [Issue#13, p.50]
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    A return to form with epic set-pieces. However, there are a few frustrating puzzles and camera issues. [Issue#14, p.58]
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    • 76 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    A good game with some pretty outstanding aesthetic design. [Issue#29, p.52]
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    • 78 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Improvements are there, but lean toward the superficial side of this prolific franchise. [Issue#26, p.53]
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    • 57 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    It's the "Battlefront" sequel we wanted, but it noticeably reduces the LOTR mythology to a boots-first brawler. [Issue#16, p.54]
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