GameArgus Review: Deadliest Catch: Alaskan Storm

GameArgus writes: "At one point, gamers were graced with Bomberman: Act Zero. The game quickly fell through the ranks and became graced with the dubious title of "worst game on the Xbox 360" Then, Midway challenged that title with the truly awful Hour of Victory. Now, a new challenger has arrived, this time from publisher Greenwave. That game is Deadliest Catch: Alaskan Storm.

It's hard to imagine what was going through the minds of the suits at the Discovery Channel. Their hit TV series follows crab fishers in one of the more dangerous jobs on the planet. It's engaging TV, but to turn this into anything remotely resembling an exciting video game is all but impossible.

Taking almost all of the thrilling aspects that are featured in the show and tossing them to the wayside, Alaskan Storm becomes a strategy title. Players are tasked with fishing for crabs, unsurprisingly in Alaska, managing their money, hiring a crew, and trying not to destroy the boat. It's not deep enough to satisfy true strategy die-hards, and too complex to grab the more leisurely oriented console crowd."

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Omegasyde3689d ago

They really did make such a game! Wow.

Let me guess they will make a desperate housewives the video game next!