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Build-a-lot 4: Power Source HD
Running low on juice
By Jon Mundy 06 December 2012
Build-a-lot 4: Power Source HD | Developer:
HipSoft | Publisher:
G5 Entertainment | Format:
iPhone, iPad | Genre:
Strategy | Players:
1 | Version:
"Here's hoping Build-a-lot 4 can get things rolling again."
Those were the closing words of my Build-a-lot 3 review. I wrote them less than a month ago.
Of course, this is another conversion of a relatively old PC game, so it's not like the developer has churned two games out in quick succession.
Nonetheless, two Build-a-lots in close succession only serves to drive home how little the core formula has changed.
The idea, as ever, is to tackle a series of scenarios in which you must build, upgrade, or otherwise improve upon the property of a small community.
If the last Build-a-lot 3 was feeling a little tired, then Build-a-lot 4 - arriving only a month later - risks popping its own property bubble