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Thursday, July 19, 2007
 
iPod Games: The Sims Bowling Reviewed
6:00 AM | Cord Kruse | Comment on this story

iLounge has posted a new review of The Sims Bowling for iPod, the latest EA title to make it to Apple's fifth generation iPod multimedia device. The game allows players to create a Sim and take him or her to the bowling lane to compete for Simoleans. iLounge gave the game a score of B-.

The actual bowling mechanic is simple. You start by picking a 10-frame game, the Spare-O-Thon mode (remove all the remaining pins left after pre-determined imperfect first rolls), Strike-O-Thon mode (chain together as many strikes as you can muster), or practice mode. Next, you set your position on the lane, tap the button twice to specify the power of your roll, then aim, then then the ballís spin.

Three of the four settings require modest hand-eye coordination, and if you use too much power, your aim becomes more difficult, requiring you to correct for poor aim with a bit of spin. Manage to stand and aim straight, use average power, and donít spin much, and you can get strikes every time. Otherwise, youíll fail to knock down all or some of the pins, and your Sim competitors will beat you. You can also play against a friend by handing off the iPod during the game; prepare to share headphones if so.
Head over to the site below to read the rest of the review.

iLounge: The Sims Bowling Review
iTunes Store: iPod Games


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