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Score Breakdown Based on 224 ratings
  1. 10 (18)
  2. 9 (35)
  3. 8 (70)
  4. 7 (52)
  5. 6 (17)
  6. 5 (11)
  7. 4 (7)
  8. 3 (5)
  9. 2 (3)
  10. 1 (6)

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  • User Rating 7.5

    Both intriguing and infuriating. Like a massive puzzle as soon as you solve one challenge, there is another waiting.

    Rated on March 05, 2012 by JPLazyNinja

    To be honest I have never "beaten" this game. In other words I have yet to get an entire city running smoothly on mass transit. Its not through any lack of trying, but this game is one of the best exa...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6.5

    Addictive, but flawed.

    Rated on July 29, 2012 by crorsina

    You can really get into a groove with this game - in many respects the gameplay reminds me of the early Railroad Tycoon games. The graphical execution is the best I've seen in a city/transport sim ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 5

    Yawn...

    Rated on February 25, 2011 by CaineFH

    It's boring, it's that simple. I was hoping for something like Transport Tycoon, but it is nothing like it. Too much time is spend on one line. First you find a place to set the line, than you add the...

    1 out of 9 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7

    There is some complexity in its simplicity. But lacks something...

    Rated on February 25, 2011 by Dawn_oF_Doom

    Lets start with the beginning: Whats the game about? Transportation. You make your own little transport company that apparently always has a monopoly on all the city's means of transportation and yo...

    6 out of 6 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    At first I was disappointed, then I was frustrated, but now I have to admit, this isn't a bad game at all.

    Rated on February 25, 2011 by Eltanan23

    I was looking forward to this game for months, being a fan of the city/transport sim genre. As it got closer to release, though, my enthusiasm began to cool. Only 4 cities? No cargo other than peop...

    5 out of 5 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 4

    Maybe I'm a moron, but I just don't get it.

    Rated on February 26, 2011 by psychowithabow

    I think that I may have to come to grips with the fact that I am completely brain dead. I must be; there is absolutely no other explanation to the amount of difficulty I had with this game. Before...

    9 out of 14 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5

    It's not Transport Tycoon, but it could have been

    Rated on March 05, 2011 by Geon106

    Cities in Motion is a game that triggered a small button in me, the micro-management button. A button that really, has only been satisfied properly since Transport Tycoon/OpenTTD. A game where you man...

    5 out of 6 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7

    A steep learning curve coupled with some obvious flaws almost obscure just how good this game is.

    Rated on March 03, 2011 by xerxys_81

    First of all, the game is gorgeous. Lovingly rendered European-style cities certainly offer something different to the usual US architecture you find in so many of these games, with a detail not only ...

    5 out of 5 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    A moders dream!!!

    Rated on March 07, 2011 by 071087

    The game it self isn't that super duper simulation that the trailers made it to be. But still so far it's the best public transport simulation so far. Even if it has a lot of bugs (up to version 1.0.1...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 2

    Was really excited when this game was released - I thought yay! Transport Tycoon for 2011... sadly mistaken.

    Rated on March 14, 2011 by setTheory

    Ok so I'm an old Transport Tycoon player so clearly this game has got a lot to live up to. Indeed it owes a lot to it's ancestral inspiration - they even credit Chris Sawyer in the game manual. So...

    4 out of 6 found this review helpful.