X-ONE Magazine UK's Scores

  • Games
For 1,457 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 34% higher than the average critic
  • 4% same as the average critic
  • 62% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 9 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 64
Highest review score: 100 Titanfall
Lowest review score: 10 Novadrome
Score distribution:
1,457 game reviews
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    BioWare is at the top of its game and though Dragon Age does nothing to push the genre forward, it plays with the existing tools to present an incredibly polished and thoughtful RPG experience. [Issue#52, p.72]
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    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Combat's a gut-busting harmony of visceral martial arts techniques and, combined with the UFC telecasting experience, this is by far the best MMA game to date. [Issue#59, p.76]
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    • 77 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It’s great to see a developer building on its original game with such love and care. One of our favourite shooters in living memory.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    If you love fighting games, you must get it. [Issue#77, p.100]
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    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A videogame as intelligent and self-referential as it is macabre. [Issue#63, p.100]
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    • 91 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    About as close to the pinnacle of the racing simulation genre as you could reasonable expect to get. [Issue#78, p.72]
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    • 89 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The simple creativity it showed in blending the player's virtual action into the fabric of each level's trance soundtrack was a breath of fresh air in a world where 'rhythm action' mean "PaRappa" or "Dancing Stage." [Issue#30, p.120]
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    • 89 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Dark Souls' world is dense with something new around every corner. [Issue#78, p.76]
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    • 81 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    An excellent puzzle platformer that introduces new ideas at a breakneck pace. [Issue#121, p.85]
    • 79 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Fantastic stuff. [Issue#48, p.99]
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    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It's a sublime alternative to Street Fighter and worth investing in even if you've got the original. [Issue#65, p.90]
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    • 91 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    SSF4 raises the series' game again and continues its quest to be crowned the greatest beat-'em-up of all time. And extremely worthy and credible update. [Issue#58, p.90]
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    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Innovative controls, fantastic physics, seamless animation and pretty darn sweet visuals. Take a breath, retune your brain and learn how to sakte - you'll be glad you did! [Issue#25, p.84]
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    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A near flawless example of how to reboot a franchise. Gripping, satisfying and strangely dark, we struggle to see how this origin story could have been told much better. [May 2013, p.77]
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    • 79 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Assault Heroes will leave you giddy with its freewheeling, high-score chasing bliss. [Issue # 16, p.114]
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    • 93 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Ultimately, though, no matter what you read elsewhere, its perfection, or lack thereof, will boil down to your own ability either to forgive, or to be blind to a few inarguable flaws: a slow start for an FPS, an ending that doesn’t feel earned, and too big a contrast in your behaviour versus Elizabeth’s reactions to it.
    • 94 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A must-have game for more than than the multiplayer. [Issue#53, p.82]
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    • 68 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Feels amazingly fresh and new. [Issue 26, p.118]
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    • 89 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Peter Molynuex was recently quoted as saying, pre-release, that he felt Fable II is a nine out of ten game. You know what, Pete? You’re spot-on mate.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A throwback to an almost non-existent genre on 360 and a superb addition to the list of great titles on XBLA. [Issue#50, p.93]
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    • 72 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Based on longevity, this would receive about 500/10. [Issue#52, p.105]
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    • 75 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A genius concept thanks to exploding sheep, homing missiles, air strikes and Street Fighter special moves. [Issue 19, p.116]
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    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Great value, incredibly addictive and fun no matter what your skill level, Trials Evolution deserves to be another multimillion seller for one of Live Arcade's flagship names. [Issue#84, p.102]
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    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The undoubted king of videogame football, but beginning to stagnate just a little. [Issue#51, p.80]
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    • 91 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Only for the bold, Dark Souls II delivers a fearsome challenge, while dispensing with the complexity that bogged down its predecessor. A true triumph of game design.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    An absolute beast. [Issue#48, p.80]
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    • 89 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A wonderfully crafted, artistically perfect interpretation of The Beatles' music, oozing with love from every pore. [Issue#50, p.80]
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    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A masterful piece of contemporary game design and a richly rewarding experience suitable for all ages. [Issue#86, p.98]
    • X-ONE Magazine UK
    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Tough for the many but heaven for the few, Bayonetta soundly trumps the Devil May Cry franchise as the Xbox 360's prime hack-and-slash action game. We eagerly wait for more. [Issue#54, p.74]
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    • 89 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It's probably one of the best co-op games you'll ever play. [Issue#90, p.72]