X-ONE Magazine UK's Scores

  • Games
For 1,482 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 8.9 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 64
Highest review score: 100 BioShock
Lowest review score: 10 Novadrome
Score distribution:
1,482 game reviews
    • 92 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Lacking a little in polish and bizarrely ordered though it may be, Forza Motorsport 3 nevertheless delivers gaming's most authentic racing experience. Fact. [Issue#52, p.76]
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    • 74 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Spaceman dude has a fantastic array of weapons. [Issue#101, p.85]
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    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    It's like The Sims, but with much shorter life expectancies. [Issue#91, p.66]
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    • 95 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    RDR isn't perfect: there are some control issues to navigate, and sometimes it is unclear what exactly you have to do next...But these are minor quibbles. [Issue#59, p.82]
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    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Simply put, it's Criterion's most accomplished racer. [Issue#91, p.74]
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    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Find a comfy armchair, arm yourself with fizzy sweets and pretend you're eight again. [Issue 26, p.116]
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    • 92 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Rock Band 2 includes substantial improvements and a better setlist over its predecessor, making it the must-own music game for the 360. [Issue#39]
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    • 79 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Lovingly crafted, musical, involving, delightful, beautiful, addictive and crammed with anime cheese. [Issue#25, p.92]
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    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A huge crowd appeared the second we turned Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix on. [Issue#40, p.115]
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    • 92 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A dream come true for music fans and gamers alike. If you've recently won the lottery, it's a must-buy. [Issue#29, p.88]
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    • 74 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    This is just about the dancing. [Issue#116, p.81]
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    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Without doubt, this is a download for the true hardcore, but anyone who dares will be treated to one of the greatest games yet on Live Arcade. [Issue#38, p.114]
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    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    A classic example of a developer polishing a great idea until it's virtually gleaming. Go get it now. [Issue#76, p.101]
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    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Beautiful, thrilling, epic, and with the depth to reward repeat plays, Castlevania is one of the year's best. [Issue#64, p.78]
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    • 83 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Unless you’re particularly unsportsmanlike when it comes to multiplayer sessions with your mates, bludgeoning a man unconscious on your 360 doesn’t get any more realistic than this.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Epic beyond what we'd expect from a Halo game, typically well-polished and boasting impeccable shooter design. [Issue#64, p.80]
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    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    As visceral and genuinely 'on the edge' as they come. [Issue#5, p.86]
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    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Easily one of the 360's finest shooters, then, and we genuinely can't wait to see what 343 does next.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Like any game of such scope, not every part of it is perfect. Yet, taken as a whole, there is very little that can compete with its wonderful, lavish, historical playground. [Issue#91, p.22]
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    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Improved in some areas, diminished in others, FIFA is still this year's toast but could be dethroned with committed effort from the competition. [Issue#64, p.87]
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    • 90 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The daddy is back. [Issue#37, p.116]
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    • 81 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Deliciously tactical and exciting, with a sombre mood akin to the ever-wonderful Blackadder Goes Forth. [Issue#58, p.104]
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A strong start to an ambitious series, held up by a series of thrilling interactions with the characters and actors from the TV show. A genuine must for fans. [Issue#120, p.77]
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    • 80 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    There is no other sports sim out there that can beat Virtua Tennis 3 for entertainment value. [Issue 18, p.86]
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    • 84 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Fans of racing or Formula 1 games will be nothing short of impressed. [Issue#64, p.90]
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    • 92 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A well-made and mostly fun interpretation of hte Batman universe, Arkham Asylum lacks evolution and can wear thin, but it stands up admirably in a very competitive genre. [Issue#50, p.84]
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    • 82 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Foibles aside, Enslaved is an engaging fusion of genres with a flair for characterisation. [Issue#64, p.92]
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    • 83 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Successfully combines elements of both franchises in an imaginative, fun and impressive fighting game. [Issue#83, p.76]
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    • 91 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Far Cry 3 has strong, albeit a little forced, RPG elements. And during its better moments it feels more like Skyrim than it does a typical FPS.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    It's the most accurate home port yet. [Issue#80, p.102]
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