Playstation: The Official Magazine (US)'s Scores

  • Games
For 952 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 48% higher than the average critic
  • 4% same as the average critic
  • 48% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 4.1 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 70
Highest review score: 100 Assassin's Creed
Lowest review score: 20 Clash of the Titans
Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 89 out of 952
952 game reviews
    • 57 Metascore
    • 50 Critic Score
    It demands a level of precision that is tough to pull off with the cumbersome control scheme, making it hard to muster the effort. [June 2012, p.82]
    • Playstation: The Official Magazine (US)
    • 75 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Though there is some environmental repetition, Awesomenauts is fun, addictive chaos at a decent price. [June 2012, p.82]
    • Playstation: The Official Magazine (US)
    • 64 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Ultimately, the zombie sections are to be stomached while we wait for beter bits to load. [June 2012, p.80]
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    • tbd Metascore
    • 30 Critic Score
    Ultimately, Deadly Warrior may not be deadly dull, but it's not terribly exciting either. [June 2012, p.81]
    • Playstation: The Official Magazine (US)
    • 73 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Woeful voice acting and poorly paced repetitive missions chuck a pigeon right in Birds of Steel's propeller though. [June 2012, p.81]
    • Playstation: The Official Magazine (US)
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Consider a Skullgirls purchase as an investment to preserve the 2D fighting game genre. [June 2012, p.79]
    • Playstation: The Official Magazine (US)
    • 44 Metascore
    • 50 Critic Score
    The problem here is the convoluted content and pricing structure: 30 bucks delivers a measly three tracks and five cars. [June 2012, p.79]
    • Playstation: The Official Magazine (US)
    • 43 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    Though is succeeds in streamlining and simplifying the basic mechanics, it fails in most every other area. [June 2012, p.79]
    • Playstation: The Official Magazine (US)
    • 76 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    This portable rookie has some flaws, but there's all-star potential come next season. [June 2012, p.78]
    • Playstation: The Official Magazine (US)
    • 75 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    I Am Alive is a near-perfect, gritty struggle to survive. [June 2012, p.78]
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    • 78 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Disgaea's people know who they are, and they can rest assured that Absence of Detention is what they want. [June 2012, p.76]
    • Playstation: The Official Magazine (US)
    • 93 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    If ever a game was more about the journey than the destination, it's Mass Effect 3. And what a journey it is. [May 2012, p.71]
    • Playstation: The Official Magazine (US)
    • 84 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Yoshinori Ono and the team at Capcom have done the impossible, crushing 3D fighters onto a 2D plane and making it feel coherent and surprisingly gratifying. [May 2012, p.74]
    • Playstation: The Official Magazine (US)
    • 75 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    It may not be the flashiest Vita title, but Hustle Kings is a perfect fix for armchair billiards enthusiasts. [May 2012, p.77]
    • Playstation: The Official Magazine (US)
    • 57 Metascore
    • 40 Critic Score
    Army Corps is Pikmin in hell. [May 2012, p.77]
    • Playstation: The Official Magazine (US)
    • 77 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Players in it for the Trophies may find the price worth it, but most will be satisfied with the version they probably already own. [May 2012, p.77]
    • Playstation: The Official Magazine (US)
    • 71 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Much about 13 feels familiar, but considering the quality of this portable package, that's not a bad thing. [May 2012, p.77]
    • Playstation: The Official Magazine (US)
    • 64 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Thought not a terrible tribute to the series, Downpour seems to tone down everything we loved about the earlier games, leaving only an average shell. [May 2012, p.78]
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    • 58 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Ninja Gaiden 3 isn't just a great hack-'n'-slash action game, it's a great Ninja Gaiden game. [May 2012, p.78]
    • Playstation: The Official Magazine (US)
    • 72 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    It's a shame the idiotic A.I. and hit-and-miss recognition spoil it, turning this into a merely "solid" shooter. [May 2012, p.79]
    • Playstation: The Official Magazine (US)
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Yet for a mere $8, we highly recommend this all-you-can-eat buffet of awesome. [May 2012, p.81]
    • Playstation: The Official Magazine (US)
    • 82 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    As a twin-stick shooter, it's inferior to the tighter, more ingenious Geometry Wars, but boosting clean through a massive iceberg is ace. [May 2012, p.81]
    • Playstation: The Official Magazine (US)
    • 72 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Gotham City Impostors is a solid multiplayer shooter trussed up in a big, rubbery premise: one team dresses as Batman, the other as the Joker. [May 2012, p.81]
    • Playstation: The Official Magazine (US)
    • 65 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Despite the mechas' new,smaller stature(roughly two-thirds the size of those in previous titles), battles felt sluggish. [May 2012, p.81]
    • Playstation: The Official Magazine (US)
    • 70 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Those who can overlook the aging process, though, will discover the best versions of two of the genre's greatest games. [May 2012, p.80]
    • Playstation: The Official Magazine (US)
    • 74 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    With so much content at our fingertips, we suspect we'll be making devils cry again for a very long time. [May 2012, p.80]
    • Playstation: The Official Magazine (US)
    • 52 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    It's a functional squad shooter, but it's one that's probably best suited for series diehards. [May 2012, p.82]
    • Playstation: The Official Magazine (US)
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Really, though, The Show is all about the modes. Road to the Show in particular is much less of a grind now. [May 2012, p.84]
    • Playstation: The Official Magazine (US)
    • 75 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    PGA Tour 13 is most certainly a complete golf sim package, but the additions merely refine rather than shine. [May 2012, p.84]
    • Playstation: The Official Magazine (US)
    • 53 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Still, for a budget title, Time did manage to keep our attention longer than we anticipated. [May 2012, p.85]
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