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Rollercoaster Tycoon 4 Mobile
Rollercoaster to Hell
by Matt Thrower 25/4/2014
Product: Rollercoaster Tycoon 4 Mobile
Developer: On5
Publisher: Atari
Format: iPhone, iPad
Genre: Retro, Simulation, Strategy
Players: 1
Version: Europe
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The Tycoon series was once a byword for a brilliantly entertaining blend of building, resource management, and light-hearted yet challenging strategy. With a distinctive visual style and addictive gameplay, Tycoon titles were fixtures in the formative years of many gamers.

Like many other classic franchises, it's been resurrected on iOS as a 'paymium' title (i.e. it has all the hallmarks of a free-to-play game, but you have to pay for the initial download well.) Unlike many, this is billed as the fourth iteration of the Rollercoaster Tycoon series rather than a mere mobile version or straight port. ...
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Little more than an abject demonstration of how micro-transaction abuse can completely destroy the amusement value of a game
Audio/visual: 2
Gameplay: 2
Value: 0
Innovation: 1
Overall: 2
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