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  • Summary: [Xbox Live Arcade] In Soltrio Solitaire, play your favorite classic games like Spider, Klondike, FreeCell, and more, or play them with power-up bonuses, making your own playing cards in Voyage mode. Looking for some head-to-head action? Duel it out in heated solitaire games, or play[Xbox Live Arcade] In Soltrio Solitaire, play your favorite classic games like Spider, Klondike, FreeCell, and more, or play them with power-up bonuses, making your own playing cards in Voyage mode. Looking for some head-to-head action? Duel it out in heated solitaire games, or play cooperative with multiplayer solitaire. Choose from 18 solitaire games, expandable to over 100 through downloadable content packs. Play competitive or cooperative multiplayer solitaire on Xbox Live or same console multiplayer. Make your own card backs in the game, and even show off your custom playing cards in multiplayer. [Microsoft] Expand
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  1. A solid collection of 18 card games. It does not go overboard with extra features that don’t belong in a card game, yet it has a surprising amount of content.
  2. For 800 Microsoft Points (or about $10), it’s a nice diversion when you need a change of pace. Just don’t expect a lot of bells and whistles, and you’ll have some fun if you play your cards right.
  3. There's no denying that, well, this is Solitaire. And while there are a lot of different variations on offer here, you need to really love these types of family games to get your money's worth out of Soltrio.
  4. Soltrio Solitaire can only really be recommended to those who really enjoy the card game and simply have to play it on their Xbox 360. For everyone else there’s just not enough here that’s different or exciting enough to warrant buying and downloading the game.
  5. A classic waste of time, in more than one sense. [Issue#23, p.96]
  6. But with wonky, counterintuitive controls and nothing really new or compelling to add, Soltrio Solitaire doesn't give you a good reason to spend your solitaire time or money in the Arcade. [July 2007, p.79]
  7. Plenty of modes, but still overpriced. [Aug 2007, p.100]

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  1. NickG.
    May 28, 2007
    9
    I didn't think I'd care for this game, but it's surprisingly well done and easy to control. And it's addictive once you I didn't think I'd care for this game, but it's surprisingly well done and easy to control. And it's addictive once you learn the games. Expand
  2. Andyman
    May 21, 2007
    8
    If you like solitaire, you'll find a LOT to like in Soltrio Solitaire. It's a very nicely crafted collection, and the online playIf you like solitaire, you'll find a LOT to like in Soltrio Solitaire. It's a very nicely crafted collection, and the online play works very well. The Achievements range from easy to very difficult and will keep you coming back time and again. Oh, and GameSpot - considering that you're charging money for game information that can be obtained free of charge all over the Internet, your review can only be described as hypocritical. Expand
  3. RobertN.
    Sep 10, 2007
    8
    I don't know what the professional reviewers were expecting from a Solitaire game. If you enjoy playing Solitaire, you'll love this I don't know what the professional reviewers were expecting from a Solitaire game. If you enjoy playing Solitaire, you'll love this game. If ou don't, you won't. The reason the publisher is charging $10 for this game is simple. Know of any other Solitaire games you can play on the 360? Expand
  4. AnthB.
    Aug 3, 2007
    2
    Sorry. Worst purchase Ive made on XBLA so far. Not much replay value and some of the achievements are insanely hard. One of them requires you Sorry. Worst purchase Ive made on XBLA so far. Not much replay value and some of the achievements are insanely hard. One of them requires you to beat a game of Solitare in under a minute. This basically means you have to spam buttons blindly hoping you have a clearable board that you can finish with nothing but luck. Gameplay is bland and the controls are not very well done. Instructions for most unfamiliar games are HORRIBLE leaving you to learn a game entirely on your own, or in some cases, never learning them. Buy Pac Man Championship or Root Beer Tapper instead. Expand