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The Pyraplex
Pharaoh nuff
by Damien McFerran 31/12/2012
Product: The Pyraplex
Developer: Kairosoft
Format: Android
Genre: Puzzle, Simulation, Strategy
Players: 1
Version: Europe
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Kairosoft's hit rate is the stuff of legend - the Japanese developer is a powerhouse when it comes to pumping out time-sapping classics, and it hasn't delivered a dud yet.

The good news is that The Pyraplex is yet another title that's worthy of your attention. The bad news is that it revisits a lot of concepts that Kairosoft has already explored in previous outings.

Set in a heavily commercialised version of ancient Egypt, the game tasks you with creating the ultimate pyramid.

You might assume that this involves building a fitting monument to a recently-deceased Pharaoh, but that's not the case here. Instead, you have to fill your stone edifice with shops, eateries, and other attractions. ...
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The Pyraplex is typically assured stuff from Kairosoft, but it shares a little too many similarities with past offerings
Audio/visual: 7
Gameplay: 8
Value: 8
Innovation: 6
Overall: 7
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