A Terrible Theme Park

When it comes to theme park games, I think of the awesome RollerCoaster Tycoon series (mainly #2), and to a lesser extent, Bullfrog’s Theme Park, though I didn’t get around to trying that one.  While poking around on the iPad, I noticed that there was another Theme Park game.. EA’s Theme Park for iPad and iPhone.  I think Tim warned me it wouldn’t end well..

EA Theme Park

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The Sims FreePlay: Play-Free

Going back a few months, Tim brought home an iPad, and showed me The Sims FreePlay.  After previous experiences with “social” games, I wasn’t expecting all that much.. even so, I was disappointed.

Neighbourhood Screen

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SimCity Launches.. And There Are Queues.

SimCity has launched in the US, and there are 30 minute queues to get in and play.  The game doesn’t even unlock in Europe for another three days, so unless EA hurry up and add more servers, this is only going to get worse.

Sim City

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Dead Space 3 Includes Microtransactions For Crafting

Dead Space 3 is to include microtransactions during weapon crafting: Eurogamer discovered mention of downloadable content during a hands-on session with the game, when a player tries to craft a weapon they don’t have enough resources for.

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The War Z Farce

The War Z launched on Steam yesterday, and is unfortunately the current top seller on the platform.

‘Unfortunately’, because the game is blatantly unfinished, and the developers’ all-round attitude and behaviour has been an utter disgrace. (more…)