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Project Highrise: Architect's Edition

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Available on:PlayStation 4Oct 26, 2018
Xbox OneOct 26, 2018
PCOct 26, 2018
Nintendo SwitchOct 26, 2018
Xbox Series X/SNov 10, 2020
PlayStation 5Nov 12, 2020

Publisher: Kalypso

Your job as the architect and developer is to build world-famous skyscrapers that will be the envy of the entire city, masterpieces of art and engineering. But a skyscraper is more than just steel and glass, it’s an intricate ecosystem, full of people that live and work in the building. They become a complex machine that needs your steady hand to keep it running smoothly and efficiently. - Experience a deep and complex simulation of a modern skyscraper - Create gleaming commercial towers for titans of trade seeking a perfect downtown office - Build residential blocks of apartments that cater to those seeking a home in the sky - Keep business travellers and tourists happy in soaring hotel towers - Host events in massive convention centers and famous concert halls - Entice visitors into shopping malls with irresistible restaurants and chic shops - Explore open sandbox play to build your dream skyscraper with several difficulty levels - Conquer campaign mode in 29 scenario challenges

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Nat Eker
7 / 10
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Project Highrise: Architect's Edition is a real success in the building sim genre. It's easy application of a daunting set of tools and simple to understand, difficult to master gameplay make it a really fun experience. The variety of backdrops and modes make each pitch feel unique, but the real fun comes from the trial and error of trying out different builds and the pride of seeing your once little build growing into a skyscraper with four Casinos and several penthouses, making you thousands by the day. Though the look is dull and there are a few minor annoyances, that doesn't take away from the stellar and smart game design that makes a repeat visit to this gem a guarantee.

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There’s lots to do in this game, there’s lots of challenge and it all works pretty smoothly. But Project Highrise just feels flat and never achieves the “just one more turn” level of addiction that I love in the best sim titles.

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If long-form strategy/sim titles are your cup of tea, then Project Highrise was made for you.

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For all its simplicity, Project Highrise: Architect's Edition is one of those addictive building games that can grab hold of you with its incredible detail and not let you go

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