I bought this thinking my five year old grandson would enjoy it.
Nix that. It's supposed to be an "arcade" style game which to me implies hopping on your bulldozer or other big tool and playing away.
Wrong. This is a game with rules, rules that are not easily apparent. It also has some kind of storyline that is definitely not going to appeal to the short attention span of a very young kid.
The graphics are dated and bottom-shelf in any event. No tool tips, so you don't even know what a button is supposed to do without looking at the documentation which, as you might expect, is electronic. How much would it cost to print a quick start sheet or provide a Flash tutorial?
My overall impression is that this game is designed to part suckers from their money. It sure feels that way to me. Maybe there is an age group that this would appeal to me, but it's not me (old) and not my grandson (very young).
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