Insaniquarium Deluxe Review

Insaniquarium Deluxe is an addictive game... But the "deluxe" part of the package isn't worth $20.

Insaniquarium Deluxe provides a fast-clicking experience that's several orders of magnitude crazier than your typical real-life aquarium. You have to click around your fish tank constantly to keep your various aquatic friends fed, healthy, and happy. As they swim around, they'll discharge different types of valuables you can pick up and reinvest into new fish, better food, and other goods. In a foolish non-sequitur, an evil alien will occasionally warp into the tank, and it'll gobble up your fish unless you click it to death quickly with your mouse. Insaniquarium Deluxe has some cool features--like 28 bonus "pets" that help you maintain your tank, and the ability to turn collectible fish into screensavers--but the online Java version of the game maintains most of the addictive flavor, and it doesn't cost $20. If you're already a big Insaniquarium fan, Deluxe may be worth a look, though.

The Good
Fast-clicking action
Lots of interesting bonuses and equipment
Screensaver mode
The Bad
Aliens are lame
Free version isn't that much worse
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First Released 2003
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Insaniquarium Deluxe features 20 levels in four unique tanks. Buy fish, upgrade your weapons, and unlock secret pets as you explore an underwater world.


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Content is generally suitable for all ages. May contain minimal cartoon, fantasy or mild violence and/or infrequent use of mild language.
Animated Blood, Mild Cartoon Violence, Suggestive Themes