Buzz about Prime Minister Forever – Canada

Salut Bonjour Week-End at TVA

TVA’s Jean-Michel Vanasse reviewed Prime Minister Forever – Canada 2008 on TVA (review in French).

Sep. 20, 2008 | Watch the review here (en français)

Jan. 21, 2006

The Globe and Mail

“Political geeks of the country, relax.”

“You can get more than the average campaign fix, starting tomorrow, with the release of Prime Minister Forever — Canada 2006 … So if you’ve been sitting back in your armchair, grinding your teeth at how the various leaders are handling the hustings, you can find out whether you could do any better.”

Dec. 7, 2005

“Perhaps the real thing is more or less a game to most Canadians anyway…”

“What makes this strategy game so different — apart from the $18.95 price, versus a few hundred million for the real thing — is that Canadians who want real change, as the polls keep insisting they do, can make all the changes they want to the rats with a few clicks of a mouse.”

Jan. 3, 2006 | Read the story

The Ottawa Citizen

“High-stakes drama”

“My campaign is faltering. Momentum I had gained in early December, along with my dream of a majority government, has evaporated. On election night, I watch results trickling in, only to find I’ve been shut out. But not for long, I vow: with a surge of determination and the click of a button, my quest to become Prime Minister of Canada begins anew.”

Jan. 12, 2006 | Read the story

“Elf Lord Elections”

“While 308 is loathe to endorse products, we can tip the computer game Prime Minister Forever as stocking filler for anyone who hasn’t yet grown weary of the campaign… Think of it as Dungeons and Dragons for politicos.”

Dec. 22, 2005

La Presse

“Complex enough to keep fans of strategy games like Civilization or Age of Empires breathless…”

“Prime Minister Forever 2006 is targeted, above all, to political geeks.” (“Suffisamment complexe pour garder en haleine les amateurs de jeux de stratégie comme Civilization ou Age of Empires, Prime Minister Forever 2006 s’adresse avant tout aux maniaques de la politique…”)

Dec. 9, 2005

Definitely Not the Opera

CBC Radio One’s DNTO featured Prime Minister Forever as part of its election edition Jan. 21.

Belleville Intelligencer

“See just how far your political savvy will take you …”

“How many times have you wondered if you, rather than the current party leaders, could propel your favoured political party into victory this coming election?”

Dec. 28, 2005

Calgary Grit

7:11 pm: Jack Layton hates it when people play political games. Obviously Jack hasn’t had time to try out the new Prime Minister Forever.

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Andrew Coyne

This looks like a pretty cool game. Pity they don’t make it for Mac …

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