Dec 18, 2013This game has recently been relaunched with huge changes, which are heavily influenced by Chinese browser games, both in game-play and micro-transactions. The result is one of the most deplorable pay-to-win games I have ever come across, even worse than publisher R2. The game is deliberately designed so that you "accidently" use in game currency without meaning to and the grinding is extreme after you hit late 30 levels.
It used to be a very good game in its original form and the first 20 levels are enjoyable, but the changes have made it into a money grabbing grind fest.
It can be enjoyable to an extent as a free player but avoid at all costs if you tend to put money into your browser games.… Expand
Jul 25, 2013After all is said and done, City of Steam is a decent, if unexciting, foray into a steampunk universe. It's a game to spend an hour or so on every now and again and will likely be worth visiting from time to time. But in the end, City of Steam is buried under its own lack of inspiration to be something more.