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Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? 2012 Edition
Our final, final answer
by Matt Sakuraoka-Gilman 30/1/2012
Product: Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? 2012 Edition
Developer: Macrospace
Publisher: Glu Mobile
Format: Mobile
Genre: Film/ TV tie- in, Quiz
Players: 1
Format: Symbian
File size: 583KB
Reviewed on: Sony Ericsson C510
Version: Europe
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Pretty much everyone who has watched an edition of TV quiz show Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? has casually wondered how they would personally handle a session in the hotseat themselves.

Would you walk away happy with a tidy grand, or would you push forward and risk everything?

Whatever you think you would do, don't expect the same level of intensity when playing this mobile version, because despite some sleek visuals and some well-timed aural nods to its TV inspiration there's very little of that risk-balancing hook that you'd expect.

Tarranted

To start the game off you'll have to set up your profile by selecting from a series of mug shots. Your chosen visage goes on to represent you facially with grinning enthusiasm should you answer questions correctly or barely contained grief should you throw your hard-earned (not real) cash down the toilet. ...
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Summary
Lovers of the show might appreciate this version's style and iconic sound bites, but the WWTBAM? 2012 game lacks the integral element of risk which makes the show so watchable
RATINGS
Audio/visual: 6
Gameplay: 6
Value: 6
Innovation: 4
Overall: 6
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