This game is a scam, IMHO.
I saw the screenshots, figured it looked amusing, so I figured I might as well try it out. I saw salinger06 had left a positive review, seemed like a relatively safe guess that it would be a good game. Before even playing the game, I noticed that salinger06 had no other games on their account, so it was likely that the developers had set up a fake account to leave a review. Who signs up to steam to buy just THIS game? I noticed that user only has 1 friend, Avreus Culter. I look at his account, and it's full of these "simulator" games from PlayWay, I find that suspicious since they have generally recieved horrible reviews. Now today, Avreus has left a positive review on this game as well! Hmm! I click on his review, and there is one comment from seph.au stating "Yet another dev or family of dev self review. " Furthering my suspicion.
Now, that aside, maybe the game is indeed fun, so just now I go and try it out. My system specs: AMD Phenom II quad core processor, Radeon 7970, 8GB DDR3. I can play any game on the highest options, I usually hold back on antialiasing (I don't go above 4x on the latest games) but generally any game I can max it out and play it smooth as silk. I boot up the game, max settings. It loads and is extremely slow, like 5 frames per second. I remember seeing people complain about "Mining Simulator" being rediculously poorly written and causing people to run it on lowest settings, so that's what I did, get out of the game and try everything on medium. Same exact performance. Hmm. Okay, just for fun, I tried every option on the LOWEST settings... It was marginally better, maybe 10 FPS, still completely unplayable. But just to see what the game was like, I tried to struggle through a race. The game engine is really bad. There was little to no effort put into this game. How a person could log more than an hour into it boggles my mind.
I wouldn't wish this game upon my worst enemies and I think the entire PlayWay catalog should be removed from Steam and those customers refunded if they wish. This is a scam.
Edit: Apparently someone has said that this game will run on nVidia GeForce graphics cards. So if you have a Radeon, don't even consider it, if that's the case. I literally can't play the game to log more time to give it an honest chance.
Közzétéve: 15 március 2014