Pocket Gamer UK's Scores

  • Games
For 5,782 reviews, this publication has graded:
  • 31% higher than the average critic
  • 18% same as the average critic
  • 51% lower than the average critic
On average, this publication grades 5.6 points lower than other critics. (0-100 point scale)
Average Game review score: 68
Highest review score: 100 The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass
Lowest review score: 10 Angels In The Sky
Score distribution:
5782 game reviews
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    • 80 Critic Score
    DanganRonpa: Trigger Happy Havoc is a premium adventure with a premium price. Regardless, this runs great on iOS, and is an essential adventure if you've never played it before.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    Animal Crossing; New Horizons, much like its predecessors, operates outside of the boundaries of most games. While the most tension you'll ever feel is while sprinting away from wasps, there's a warmth and comfort in the code which you won't find almost anywhere else.
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    • 90 Critic Score
    By combining its predecessor’s accessibility with new features for the seasoned pro, Football Manager Touch 20 dethrones last year’s instalment to become the most definitive football management sim on mobile.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Luigi's spooky Switch debut revels in the details whilst stealthily expanding his horizons. Scarily good fun.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    With an engaging, lengthy story and a shockingly good technical presentation, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt easily becomes Nintendo Switch's best port, and one of the best RPGs on the system. If you haven't played it yet, do so immediately.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Well polished, looks great, and plays well, Overwatch is a great shooter on Switch, let down by loot box mechanics and a lack of a decent progression or reward system.
    • 58 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Monetization really does stand out as being greedy and egregious, but it can't mask what is an otherwise fun adaptation of the Mario Kart formula on mobile.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    With a few extra features Telling Lies, the game, would be perfect. As a narrative experience experiment it is, however, utterly unmatched and deserves to be talked about for years.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening on Switch reasserts the original's position as one of the richest, strangest and most affecting games in the series.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 100 Critic Score
    When you take an award winning, perfect board game and you give it to a qualified, competent team, you get a perfect digital board game adaptation.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    OXXO is yet another fantastic puzzle game from Hamster on Coke. While the game flies by fast it oozes style from start to finish.
    • 66 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Might not please established Wolfenstein fans, but Youngblood is still a great shooter on Switch.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    The Kreator might never set the world on fire, especially what with its lack of content, but if you're looking for something relaxing to do for five minutes every day, and you've no interest in meditation or mindfulness exercises, then it's a worthwhile download.
    • 54 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Hamsterdam achieves something that very few games manage to; Its densely packed action and animation make it almost impossible to put the game down, even if it becomes incredibly obvious early on that you are watching the same animations and performing the same actions over and over.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Automachef is a brilliant, hard-as-nails puzzler which challenges you to think like a robot while simultaneously cultivating a distinctly human sense of creativity.
    • 62 Metascore
    • 50 Critic Score
    Despite some striking visuals, Etherborn carries little weight; it's ultimately fleeting in both gameplay memorability.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Dragon Quest Builders 2 is an inventive and engrossing sequel, offering a significant, graceful expansion of scale.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    What Remains of Edith Finch doesn't lose anything in its transition to Switch, and its gorgeous, harrowing tale remains as impactful as ever.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    Take away the absurd loading times and choice of opting for a more enhanced version on other platforms, and Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled is everything a bandicoot lover could have hoped for.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Cadence of Hyrule is a startlingly successful remix of the classic Zelda template, bringing a whole new rhythmic core to the Hyrule we all know and love.
    • 62 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    The Last Remnant Remastered is a unique JRPG that finds a good home on Switch. Older issues have mostly been ironed out, and while it's unoriginal, it's still charming enough to enjoy. Maybe wait for a sale, but a decent game to while away the hours.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 50 Critic Score
    Irony Curtain is a competent successor to the point-and-click adventure games of yore, provided you can bear its finicky gameplay and tepid satire.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    World End Syndrome is an absolutely gorgeous visual novel, let down by a few gameplay ideas that simply don't work.
    • 62 Metascore
    • 50 Critic Score
    Super Neptunia RPG isn't very good. Play SteamWorld Quest for a decent 2D RPG, or Octopath Traveller. Just don't bother with this.
    • 48 Metascore
    • 30 Critic Score
    Selma and the Wisp is boring, poorly-designed, and no fun at all to play, but it is at least quite short.
    • 62 Metascore
    • 60 Critic Score
    Kotodama: The 7 Mysteries of Fujisawa is going to appeal to a very niche audience, but if you fit into that category, you're probably going to have a good time here.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Word Forward is an extremely accessible word game with a compelling twist to the word-jumble format.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 80 Critic Score
    A wealth of clever tweaks to a well-worn formula fills Shards with strategy and fun, although solo play is limited.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 70 Critic Score
    Puyo Puyo Champions is a fun, cheap entry into the world of Puyo Puyo, but don't expect to be playing it for very long.
    • tbd Metascore
    • 90 Critic Score
    Golf Blitz isn't just a great golf game, it's a great mobile game full stop.

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