B&W is awesome! The game is almost like a simulation of life, and while things move slowly, this game is just awesome! Your job is to raise a creture according to your taste (Good, bad), and the create will react according to your choices. Its rather hard to be a good guy, but its worth it :). The creature itself interacts with the human characters, humans will worship you, you will gain power all over the world, and just anything a "god" would do. This game is huge, and there are plenty of things to do, and plenty of things are going on! So for these reasons, the game will sometimes run a little slow, or a little choppy, but nothing big in nature that will affect the gameplay. Just make sure you have the proper patches from EA's website, because i know for a fact that this game wont work with Windows 2000 unless you get the Version 2 patch (and its not on EA's website).
Project lead Peter Molyneux promised a great deal with his new god game Black & White, and considering the man single-handedly invented the genre with the classic Populous, there’s been a huge amount of anticipation duri... Read Full Review
Here's the lengthy story. I was endlessly browsing the GameSpot archives sometime post-Christmas, and I found Black & White. The next day, I went downtown to see if I could find it, because it got a "superb" and a 9.3. E... Read Full Review