Cities XL Review
Cities XL tries to expand the city-building genre with new ideas, but the solo game is generic, and the online features aren't ready for a ground-breaking ceremony.
Well I purchased this recently after half following the Previews etc. I can honestly say it was more of an impulse buy rather than me waiting till release day and counting down the hours. However I most definately di... Read Full Review13 of 13 users found the following review helpful
I believe that Monte Cristo has gone a bit too far with their "online monthly fees" schematic. On paper, it sounds great. Pay a monthly fee and you can interaction with other city builders unlike any other. In reali... Read Full Review14 of 18 users found the following review helpful
As a previous Simcity fan, I purchased this gaming thinking it was a more polished version of Simcity. The gameplay is more or less the same as Simcity but the fun is greatly lower. The graphics are better but graphics d... Read Full Review0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
The original Cities XL was meant to be an multiplayer only game, so the best features - trade, megastructures were left behind in the single player (solo) mode. With the shutting down of the multiplayer servers the game ... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
This is a great game to help pass the time. I was excited by many options that the game offered, but was some what disappointed by game play. Though I knew what the goal of the game was, it was very difficult for me to k... Read Full Review0 of 2 users found the following review helpful
Where do I begin? I bought the game new from the GAME website for £9.99 (glad I only wasted this much on it since it's no better than a doorstop.) After receiving it I installed it, which froze up my computer for several... Read Full Review2 of 4 users found the following review helpful
Cities XL was the game that was supposed to revolutionize the genre. Bring something new to the table and rework everything. What happened to that, is something I just cannot see. Starting with a disappointing tutoria... Read Full Review4 of 4 users found the following review helpful
(Reveiw Update - I love it when there is justice in the world. Monte Cristo's heavy handed and cynical attempt to turn a single player game into an MMO was a complete and utter failure, as well it should have been. The... Read Full Review20 of 22 users found the following review helpful
Previous to Cities XL, I had though the city building genre to be dead and gone. However, Cities XL has breathed a breath of innovative new life into the genre. The reasoning behind my conclusion is as follows: 1.... Read Full Review2 of 4 users found the following review helpful
Cities XL is a Good Game for city building, although i find it as a rip-off of SimCity 4 that why for some people who used Sim City 4 are not having much Difficulty playing this game. What's Good: First off The Gamepl... Read Full Review2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
Cities XL may not be as in depth and as refined as such games as Sim City 4K but with the online features that promise a lot of upcoming content this average game has the potential to be great. City-building games aren'... Read Full Review1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
Cities XL moves the city-building genre in the next level. Everything is there to make this game great!!! One of the most impressive things about cities xl is laying down your road network. Unlikely with SimCity's gri... Read Full Review2 of 3 users found the following review helpful
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