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GF Rating
5.3

929 ratings

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GF Rating
8

Very Good

Great for new gamer interested in something diff

posted by Selorn (TWIN FALLS, ID) May 6, 2010

Member since May 2010

10 out of 11 gamers (91%) found this review helpful

I gave this game an 8 based on its merits alone. I'm married and have been trying to get my wife over her fear of a PS3 controller for a while now and this game has done the trick. Yes for an experienced gamer there are flaws in the game no voice over is annoying and the load times are long. Yet if you are like the majority of gamers i know you have a problem with getting your girlfriend/wife interested in games this game did the trick for my wife.

The controls are relatively simple and easy to learn, perfect for a person who is new to a modern console controller and I have found that the lack of killing or dieing is a major perk to my wife.

So guys if your looking for a game that your girl will enjoy this is it, don't be afraid to take one for the team and rent this not for yourself but for your significant other. The pay outs may be worth it in the long run. Once you open up the door way of gaming to your significant other you may be surprised what they are willing to play once they understand the basics of the controller and the system.

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GF Rating
7

Good

AFRIKA is Pokemon Snap w/real animals

posted by jonbraun (PEMBERTON, NJ) Jun 23, 2010

Member since Sep 2008

1 out of 1 gamers (100%) found this review helpful

You have to be aware that you are going to play a game in which you are a photojournalist in Africa and nothing more. Look forward to frustrating menus and obnoxious loading screens, but (to me at least) the game pays off once you're out on safari.

Gorgeous details and beautifully rendered animals await to be admired and "photographed."

A serious design flaw is that you can't save the pictures you take and they NEVER look as good as they should.

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GF Rating
7

Good

If you like to take pictures of animals...

posted by Finjamin (DENVER, CO) May 26, 2010

Member since Aug 2005

1 out of 1 gamers (100%) found this review helpful

...this is your game.

Actually, it was pretty fun the first few go-rounds: get an assignment, drive out to the African tundra, spot some wildlife, hide in a bush and wait a little bit, snap some pics, drive back, upload the pics, get your 'grade' and some cash, rinse, repeat.

The graphics are actually really good. It's kind of relaxing. There is a fair amount of accuracy - my wife says so - she spent 6 months doing this sort of thing in Africa - so it's an 'educational' game as well.

But I got bored of driving around taking pictures after a while, so I sent it back.

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