Pool Nation was developed by Cherry Pop Games and published by Mastertronic. It was released on October 31, 2012 for 800 MSP. A copy was provided for review purposes.
Cue-sport video games are relatively rare, which is odd given pool’s popularity and accessibility at bars and pool halls around the world. On XBLA, there’s Bankshot Billiards 2, which offers a basic yet functional take on the game of pool. With its first game, Pool Nation, Cherry Pop Games takes aim at this largely uncontested genre, placing more emphasis on visuals than its peers. But it’s no mere case of “all style and no substance” – Pool Nation manages to deliver a great-looking billiards game without compromising on real-world physics or in-depth mechanics.
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Pool Nation from Cherrypop Games and Mastertronic is set to release next Wednesday on XBLA, and a new trailer has been released to celebrate. The pool …
Pixelbit Snooker and Pool is an Xbox Live Indie Game that was released on January 10, 2011 for 240 Microsoft Points. It’s Pixelbit’s first offering and it doesn’t include avatars! But how does the game fair as a pool simulator? How does it stand up on it own? How does it compare to other similar titles? Find out after the jump.