Excerpt: You ever seen a licensed game that made you wonder, "Do they really expect that license to sell?" Such was my reaction when Activision initially released What-a-mole for the DS. So a few months ago when I found it at a low price, I decided to arouse my curiousity. After a long wait, other games being more important than it, I have finally found the time to give Whac-a-mole a try. Is it a game worth buying now that it can be found cheap? Read on to find out.
Excerpt: So the Nintendo DS has proven to be a success in all of the world’s big videogame markets. You know what that means, right? Shovelware. Lots and lots of shovelware. Most of these shovelware games come in the form of puzzle games with a shoestring development – their purpose being totally transparent; spend a couple hundred thousand dollars (if that) on a cheap game, and make your money back through the stupidity of uninformed consumers. It works a treat.