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Pool Nation - Xbox 360

Pool Nation - Xbox 360
alaScore 85

6 reviews

Dec, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 reviews of Pool Nation - Xbox 360. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other Xbox 360 Games for all reviews. People are impressed by the usability. The graphics is also mentioned favorably. There are some mixed reviews about the price, and many are critical about the AI.

graphics, usability

AI

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Xbox 360 Games the Pool Nation - Xbox 360 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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(Based on 6 reviews)

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Pool Nation

 

Whenever I think of pool, I am reminded of two things. The first is Scorsese's uncredited opening voice over in The Color of Money, where he says

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Pool Nation

 

The pool shark is a common character trope in entertainment. They're part gambler, part con artist, part rockstar, and all danger. It's the sexy kind of danger though, not the “you've fallen into my trap and now I'll wear your skin as a Halloween...

Pool Nation is a solid pool simulator on more of a tech-demo level than that of an actual videogame so the asking price of 800 Microsoft Points seems a little steep. However, if you love pool and sitting down and have spare MSP burning a hole in your...

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Pool Nation Review

 

Put your balls on the table as John checks out Pool Nation for XBLA. Full review inside.

Realistic play ; Lots of shot control ; Plenty of unlockable items ; Great for pool sim fans

Can become repetitive ; Cheap AI at later levels

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Pool Nation- Xbox 360

 

I find pool to be a calm game with an occasional adrenaline rush. You have to take your time, keep your cool, and hope that you don't scratch on the 8 ball. Most pool games stick to the basics and turn out lackluster; they don't capture the atmosphere....

Simple controls ; Realistic graphics and atmosphere ; Astonishing attention to detail ; Sets a new standard for pool games

AI are too difficult at later stages ; Online community could be scarce within weeks

By combining realistic physics and incredible detail, CherryPop Games have designed a surefire hit as a first project. Pool Nation makes every other pool game obsolete. Both veterans of pool and amateurs such as myself will be drawn in and immersed by...

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