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Sid Meier's Civilization Revolution (DS) - Review
22 July 2009
Excerpt: There has been a growing tendency lately to adapt classic PC games to the Nintendo DS. Due to the unique gameplay opportunities afforded by the capabilities of the DS, it was no surprise when a new version of the PC classic Sid Meier's Civilization was announced for the system. Now that I have tried it out, I am very happy to confirm to all those aspiring conquerors out there who dig this sort of game that the adaptation was successful and the game retains most of the...
Conclusion: Kid Factor:
With its shiny new format, this is the most accessible Civilization game in many years. The planning and thought necessary to win at the higher levels make it best for teens or interested preteens. Other than a couple bikini-wearing technology leaders and animated cartoon battles (with no blood or gore), there are few things that would cause offense.
Conclusion: Castlevania: Lords of Shadow shines in so many ways, but by far its strongest part is its amazingly detailed storyline, feeding players just enough information to keep them guessing all the way to the end. It is full of some of the biggest twists and turns I have seen in any game short of Heavy Rain. I was completely enthralled from start to finish and although I felt I knew precisely how the game was going to end, I was very much surprised.
Pros: Sound, Visual, Combat and Story – action-adventure gamers wet dream.
Cons: Platforming a little bland, forced camera occasionally impedes action.
Excerpt: Since its arrival on the PC in the early 1990s, the reputation of Sid Meier and his successful Civilization series has presented our inner-megalomaniac with an outlet to build a great civilisation to stand the test of time.