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Populous DS
6.8 out of 10

Populous DS

Based on the original Populous PC classic from Electronic Arts, Read more

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Overall 6
6.0

Populous DS [import]

GamesRadar
24 June 2012
  • Pros: Classic god game returns, Nice stylus controls, Looks good on top screen
  • Cons: Limited power selection, Ugly touch screen visuals, Too much land-flattening
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Populous DS

Games Asylum
5 September 2009
  • Excerpt: EA asked Japanese developer Genki to bring Populous to the DS for the Japanese market, but have ditched it by the wayside for the western world, leaving Rising Star to pick up the pieces.
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Populous DS (Nintendo DS) Review

Cubed³
10 August 2009

NDS Preview - 'Populous DS'

WorthPlaying
27 March 2009
  • Summary: Populous is considered one of the first games in the strategy/god games genre since its conception on the Amiga in the late 80s. XSEED is bringing the classic back on the NDS making use of the dual screen, new god powers and multiplayer for up to 4 players.
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Overall 8
7.9

NDS Review - 'Populous DS'

WorthPlaying
27 March 2009
  • Summary: Populous is considered one of the first games in the strategy/god games genre since its conception on the Amiga in the late 80s. XSEED is bringing the classic back on the NDS making use of the dual screen, new god powers and multiplayer for up to 4 players.
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Nintendo DS Review: Populous DS

Video Games Reloaded
11 March 2009
  • Summary: Can Populous be fun 20 years later on the DS? Not exactly.
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Overall 6
6.0

Populous DS

GamesRadar
24 November 2008
  • Pros: Classic god game returns, Nice stylus controls, Looks good on top screen
  • Cons: Limited power selection, Ugly touch screen visuals, Too much land-flattening
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Overall 8
7.5

Populous review

Gameplanet
8 September 2009
  • Excerpt: The DS version of the classic Populous title is a nice trip down memory lane, but lacks the complexity and ease of control found with the original.
  • Pros: Strong multiplayer component, still the same populous experience for newcomers.
  • Cons: Dated graphics, limited gameplay on the DS.
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Overall 7
7.0

Expert Review

DS-x2
8 September 2009
  • Conclusion: Based on the original PC classic, Populous DS brings a re-imagination of the classic game which pioneered the God simulation genre. Featuring touch-screen controls that utilise the dual-screens, players manipulate five elementally-imbued gods, each with their own unique miracles within an extensive...
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Overall 7
6.7

Populous DS Review

zConnection International
23 April 2009
  • Conclusion: Fans of Sim-type games or the RTS genre should delight in Populous’ old-school fun, but impatient gamers might grow bored fast, and no amount of divine intervention will convince them otherwise.
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