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Little Big City
Play. Create. Earn.
by James Nouch 4/5/2012
Product: Little Big City
Publisher: Gameloft
Format: Mobile
Genre: Simulation
Players: 1
File size: 2MB
Reviewed on: Samsung S8000
Version: Europe
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They say that time flies when you're having fun. Hours can disappear in a flash when you're gripped by the spectacle of a blockbuster FPS, and an evening might race by when you lose yourself in an RPG epic.

Even though town-planning isn't the most exciting of pastimes, Little Big City is similarly adept at gobbling up hours of your leisure time.

The welfare state

Tasked with turning a teeny village into a sprawling settlement, you have to construct properties, collect rent, and invest in business in an effort to increase your income and population.

Enlivening this sandbox city-building is a mission system that offers optional objectives to complete for currency and XP. Your needy population might require six farm plots, for instance, or a particular resident may have a hankering for two European bungalows. ...
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It offers only the most gentle of challenges, but slick presentation and a well-designed interface make Little Big City well worth a visit
Audio/visual: 8
Gameplay: 7
Value: 7
Innovation: 6
Overall: 7
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