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iPhone: Prison Tycoon! [$0.99 Sale]

05-20-2009, 11:49 PM
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Prison Tycoon! [$0.99 Sale]

Looks pretty cool. From THQ, so you know it's high-quality.

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Originally Posted by ITS LOCK-DOWN ON YOUR IPHONE – ARE YOU TOUGH ENOUGH TO RUN THE BIG HOUSE?

The sentence has been passed, now you must bring order to a world of chaos. Start with a small, low security prison and build it into a high-security facility. There’s no escaping under your watchful eye because you’re in charge of every detail of prison life.
You are in control. You will construct and run an efficient rehabilitation facility with nothing but money on your mind. Make sure the prisoners have just enough of what they need to keep them happy. Any trouble and the riot squad will be there to sort it out!
• YOUR WALLS. YOUR RULES. You build the facilities and upgrades when necessary. The security of our society is in your hands. Are you ready?
• DIVERSION OR DISORDER Give your inmates a place to blow off some steam or pay the consequences. Add rec areas, gym equipment and work stations to keep your prisoners from becoming depressed and violent.
• BIG CROOKS, BIG PROBLEMS. Varying difficulty levels will challenge the way you run your prison from easy inmates to the most hardened of criminals
• TOUGH OR TIMID? - Find out if you’re the big boss or a big bust as you grow and control your prison compound, will you rule with an iron fist or exercise restraint? It’s your prison, you be the judge.
• FUN AND HUMOROUS! – A fun and humorous take on the serious business of running a Prison!



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Last edited by Rocketman919; 05-20-2009 at 11:52 PM.
05-20-2009, 11:52 PM
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Yep this is wildly popular on PC.

Off topic the new Arvale and Space Shuttle also released.

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05-20-2009, 11:52 PM
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They haven't released a good game yet, I don't know why this would be different.
05-20-2009, 11:54 PM
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They haven't released a good game yet, I don't know why this would be different.
de Blob was ok, it wasn't too bad. But yeah, other than that, their games have been pretty bad. Especially Star Wars...
05-20-2009, 11:55 PM
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They haven't released a good game yet, I don't know why this would be different.
IDK dude. For this game, they had a PC game to build off of. For most of the others, they had nothing. If you are a fan of the Tycoon Genre then it might be worth a buy. You never know until you try it!
05-20-2009, 11:55 PM
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de Blob was ok, it wasn't too bad. But yeah, other than that, their games have been pretty bad. Especially Star Wars...
Yeah I HATED star wars. I have no idea how it got as high as it did on the top 100.
05-20-2009, 11:56 PM
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Hahaha wow it looks pretty interesting. I don't like that camera angle though, reminds me of Spyro on GBA...

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05-21-2009, 12:04 AM
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Does no one but me think that nearly bobble headed prisoners doesn't seem all that intimidating? Those characters look more like they belong in Sally's Spa than a prison simulation I'd definitely like to hear what other people think before I consider my money on this one.

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05-21-2009, 12:20 AM
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Originally Posted by PointOfLight View Post
Does no one but me think that nearly bobble headed prisoners doesn't seem all that intimidating? Those characters look more like they belong in Sally's Spa than a prison simulation
lol...agreed.
I will definitely need a review from a trusted source (aka AlbieOne) before buying it.

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05-21-2009, 12:36 AM
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Originally Posted by Rocketman919 View Post
IDK dude. For this game, they had a PC game to build off of. For most of the others, they had nothing. If you are a fan of the Tycoon Genre then it might be worth a buy. You never know until you try it!
The had de blob on wii, countless wrestling games, star wars all with stellar reviews, and yet they failed with every one of them on the iPhone.