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Zuma Deluxe (Xbox 360)
Date: 09/07/08, updated on 11/07/08 (23 review reads)
Advantages: Hours of fun for all ages
Disadvantages: A simple game, perhaps not as good as other Xbox Live Arcade games
I downloaded the Zuma demo on Xbox Live Marketplace and instantly fell in love. I bought the game with microsoft points and now i'm addicted.
Zuma is a puzzle game developed by PopCap Games.
It is much like the puzzle game "Puzzle Bobble" in which the player rotates a bubble-firing gun with a coloured bubble inside it. A long line of bubbles slowly roll towards you in a given track. When 3 or more of the same coloured bubbles are put together, they disappear. The aim of the game is to get rid of all the bubbles before they reach you.
There are added perks to the game such as exploding bubbles to wipe out more of the oncoming bubbles, or a ball that pushes the bubbles back, buying the player more time before the bubbles reach him/her. I think these perks are what make the game what it is. it adds constant variety to every game. No game is ever the same!
Zuma received the "Game of the Year" award in 2004 from RealArcade*, and this remake for Xbox Live Arcade does not disappoint. It is suitable for players of all ages and gives hours of entertainment. I would recommend it to anyone. It's certainly worth the small amount of microsoft points, and is probably one of the best Xbox Live arcade games around, up there with the big titles such as Feeding Frenzy and Worms.
*Statistic taken from http://www.wikipedia.org/
Summary: Addictive Xbox Live Arcade game