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  • Summary: [Xbox Live Arcade] Enjoy challenging variations of the classic card game Gin Rummy. Strategically select the right cards to complete sets of combinations, minimizing the risk of getting caught with a poor hand. ‘Knock’ out your opponent with high scores and bonus points, and video chat with players from around the world for endless hours of casual card game fun. 6 Popular Game Modes – Challenge your opponents to a game of Classic Gin Rummy, Speed Gin Rummy, Oklahoma Gin, Hollywood Gin, Three-Hand Gin, or Customize Your Own Rules. Rapid Auto-scoring – Enjoy immediate automatic scoring at the end of each match to get a detailed breakdown of each player’s total accrued points and bonuses. Unique Game Themes – Choose from colorful game skins, artistic card decks, and entertaining music selections. Multiplayer Matches – Test your skills in a real-time multiplayer match with up to 3 other competitors. Xbox LIVE Vision – Video chat with your friends over Xbox LIVE Vision for a knock-out time. [Sierra] Expand
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  2. Negative: 1 out of 10
  1. 80
    To be frank the game is just very lacking and very bland. With all the great summer titles hitting high numbers it's a safe bet that this one will make the scratch list in the next few months.
  2. The card game may be old, but it’s far from obsolete, providing a perfect counter from the faster-paced, high-concentrate titles.
  3. It's a solid adaptation of a fun card game, and at 400 Microsoft Points it's priced just right.
  4. 63
    More could have been done with creating a cool look and adding some incentives for playing. Still, Gin Rummy can get addictive. There's just not a whole heck of a lot here.
  5. Simple, straightforward, no thrills gin rummy.
  6. For anyone who enjoys tossing cards, this game is a relaxing experience, and worth chilling out to. [Sept 2008, p.79]
  7. Another low-grade offering. [Issue#34, p.117]

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