Own it all in the classic property trading game! Build your fortune as you buy, sell and trade the world’s most famous properties. It’s classic MONOPOLY fun! Take a ride on Reading Railroad, build a house on Baltic Avenue, or buy up the whole neighborhood — it’s your turn to get rich!
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Mixed (250 reviews) - 60% of the 250 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Nov 30, 2012

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Own it all in the classic property trading game!

Build your fortune as you buy, sell and trade the world’s most famous properties. It’s classic MONOPOLY fun!

Take a ride on Reading Railroad, build a house on Baltic Avenue, or buy up the whole neighborhood — it’s your turn to get rich! You’ll take a spin around the world’s favorite board with animated tokens, 3-D dice and customized game environments. Prove your skills as a deal maker in up to three levels of difficulty. Pass GO, take a Chance or head over to Community Chest as you wheel and deal your way to the top. But remember to stay out of Jail! Are you ready to own it all?

Features:

  • Enjoy classic MONOPOLY play
  • Buy, sell, trade and manage famous properties
  • Play with animated tokens, 3-D dice and customized game backgrounds
  • Choose from 3 levels of difficulty
  • Explore “House Rules” to play with a twist

Note: Multi-player is hot-seat multi-player only. Online multi-player is not supported.

System Requirements

    Minimum:

    • OS:Windows XP SP3/Vista/7
    • Processor:1.4+GHz
    • Memory:2+ GB RAM
    • Graphics:256+MB
    • DirectX®:9.0c
    • Hard Drive:1+ GB HD space

    Recommended:

    • Graphics:512+MB
Helpful customer reviews
30 of 47 people (64%) found this review helpful
22 people found this review funny
62.2 hrs on record
Posted: December 2, 2015
its monopoly, what do you need a review for?
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21 of 39 people (54%) found this review helpful
10 people found this review funny
49.3 hrs on record
Posted: December 6, 2015
Even though I understand that games can't cheat, it feels like this game does that a lot in single player mode. I lost count on the amount of times I was sent to jail to avoid passing go as well as the amount of times the AI passed over areas that I developed. Regardless if the game is using algorithims tied to the dice to cheat or not, I believe that if you're going to play the game and spend potentially a few hours doing so, break out the physical board instead.
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2 of 4 people (50%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
18.0 hrs on record
Posted: March 4
I used to play Monopoly on my Sega Genesis 2 and loved it. Had TONS of FUN!


This game is similar but much better looking, has more advanced-gameplay options and provides an excellent single-player experience.


The multiplayer option is also similar - no networking/internet - but multiple (up to 4) players can share/pass the keyboard and still have a great time!
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246 of 274 people (90%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
46.9 hrs on record
Posted: November 25, 2013
No online multiplayer. Only up to 4 player, yourself plus 1- 3 computer AI. They just did not put any effort into making this game for the pc. It could have been so much better. Only buy if you are dying to play monopoly and are willing to play by yourself. Also wish it had 1080p option, highest you can set it at is 1680x1050. Runs fine with windows 7 64bit never had a single problem with 33 hours played. I am a huge monopoly fan so i do play it when i am desperate to play.
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134 of 144 people (93%) found this review helpful
5 people found this review funny
26.7 hrs on record
Posted: October 20, 2014
Monopoly is an old classic from my childhood. I love to play it, and have owned many copies of the broad game. Additionally I’ve owned several video game versions as well. My recommendation on this game is split, as I will expand upon below. With this version there are several things I'd like to comment on...

Pros...
--Interactive dice roles
--Animated piece movement
--Changeable backgrounds
--Includes two or three of the common/house rules as options
--The game allows human players to cheat
--There are several advanced features like statistics on how many times you or another player has landed on a property and probability of it happening in the next roll

Cons...
--No Multiplayer (over the internet, you can play with up to three others on the same computer)
--Limited to four players whether 3 AI and 1 Human player or 4 Human players the limit is 4 (The board game and several video game counterparts allows for 6-8 players including the predecessor of this version)
--The Hard level is not Hard enough (In fact it is a joke)
--Several common/house rules are missing as options (as shown in multiple rule books published by Parker Brothers and/or Hasbro, if you include two or three you should include all)
--The Community Chest/Chance cards are chosen completely at random every time, so it is possible to get the same card twice in a row or within two or three draws (something that next to never happens on the board game, but it happens very often in this version)
--When you change windows off the Monopoly window the game pauses (instead of finishing the moves for the AI players)
--You always face the red side of the board and the camera jerks around constantly to follow the animation ( additionally there is no free movement to see where opponent pieces are on the board)

In general as you can see the con list is larger than the pro list, and I could make it larger still. This version of the game is basically just ok. It is a way to pass the time, especially if you like Monopoly. So from that standpoint I would recommend this game.

There is no challenge to this game though. Whether you are playing on Easy or Hard you cannot honestly tell the difference. If you want a challenge I suggest an older version of Monopoly called Monopoly 2008 published by GameHouse and TIKGames. It was and may still be available through realArcade. If not there are still copies available through second hand game stores as it was published on CD as well. In my opinion EA/PopCap Games dropped the ball here as they had an excellent start in this older version when they purchased the rights to this game and the Monopoly brand. Monopoly 2008 still is not multiplayer but it has basically all the house rules as options, and the Hard mode is well hard. So from this standpoint I say pass on this game.

All and all there is plenty of room for improvement here. If this game gets updated to fix some of the cons listed above I will remove this review and give it another chance. Until then I just use this game to play with friends, and ignore the AI. It is the only reasonable use in my opinion of this version. The Previous (Monopoly 2008) version is what I play when I want to play the computer.
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