Summary: I'll write first about the board game that is the basis for this Xbox 360 game. See my last paragraph for info about how well it made the transition to a video game format. Ticket to Ride itself is a very good board game. It's one of the new flock of board games coming from Europe.
Summary: This is one of my favorite board games over the last few years, and this port does the job without getting in the way. It is quick and easy to learn, but there is a lot of depth to playing; there isn't too much planning on every move, like some other games so decisions can be fairly quick.
Summary: I've been kinda surprised by some of the reviews, criticising it for being slow (an inherent feature of most board games...its no slower than carcassonne, catan and certainly not monopoly) or for there being too many board games on xbla is silly.
Summary: A fantastic addition to the XBLA board game collection, probably even better than Catan and Carcassonne. The game has a great balance between strategy and luck, and the team did an excellent job bringing the experience to the video game world.
Summary: This is a very good adaptation of the board game. The makers captured the game's rules well and updated it with animations and sound. Better yet, it has single player (1 person versus AI), local multiplayer (1-3 people versus AI), and Xbox Live multiplayer (1 person versus a mix of online people and...