When you think back to the greatest theme park simulation video games ever made, there's always been something to fit each style of play. Bullfrog's original Theme Park, for example, allowed more casual players to build a simple park, clack together some neat roller coasters, and pull in the punters. Meanwhile RollerCoaster Tycoon was a more complex beast, giving the hardcore players something to drool over.
Adventure Park attempts to straddle that line between hardcore and casual, offering up theme park building gameplay that is easy to get into, yet providing tools that can be used to potentially get really deep into the action. Unfortunately the game doesn't manage this all too well, leaving an unfocused experience that feels poorly structured at times.
You are the proud owner of a massive chunk of land, where an old theme park used to reside. Utilizing the existing paths and track pieces that have been left behind, you're tasked with building a great, bustling park full of attractions, hot dog stands, and worlds to discover – while taking in plenty of cash, of course.
It's fairly easy to get started with Adventure Park. A tutorial teaches you how to place shops, rides, bins, staff et al, and you'll jump straight in pretty quickly. A mission system guides you through the game, giving you tasks to complete and generally pointing you towards the oodles of content that you'll find lurking in the menus. Read more »