Fishing Sim World rating. Xbox One.

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What I liked:

  • The fishing mechanics have quite a bit of realism included in them which means catching certain fish is a very rewarding experience.
  • There is a decent amount of variety present when it comes to the locations you can visit and this does make the game have some replaybility.
  • I really liked that you’re able to buy all of the fishing gear straight away instead of unlocking it because it keeps grinding down to a minimum.
  • Each lake has character and fishing on them is a very relaxing and sometimes exciting experience.

What I didn’t like:

  • The game has a few bugs at the moment and whilst none of them are really major they can impact on your overall experience at times.
  • I found the controls to be a little awkward most of the time and they didn’t always feel as tight and responsive as they should’ve been.
  • Whilst there isn’t anything really wrong with the presentation side of the game there isn’t really anything that stands out either.

 

Does Fishing Sim World do enough to get a recommendation from me?

All in all fishing game’s are niche in my opinion and I don’t know many people that really enjoy these types of game’s. Thankfully though I do enjoy them because I find them relaxing and peaceful and it takes me back to being a kid because I used to fish with my dad a lot when I was younger. As you can imagine then I did have some interest in Fishing Sim World and after playing it for a while I realised that it’s not a bad game at all, but it still does have a few shortcomings. Without a doubt my favourite thing about this game was its fishing mechanics and the reason why it was my favourite thing is because the mechanics had a nice realistic feel to them. I also liked the idea of being able to fish at a number of different locations and thankfully these locations have been done well even if the presentation side of the game is a little lacking at times. This however isn’t a big issue and when they sort out the awkward controls then I can see this being a game that I return to time and time again and for that reason the game does enough to get a small recommendation from me.

I rate Fishing Sim World     6.5/10.

Written by: gerrardnum8 (Dean Martin)

 

Developer: Dovetail Games 

Publisher: Dovetail Games 

Genre: Sports/Fishing 

Release Date (Xbox One): September 18, 2018

Price: £29.99/$39.99ss_d2093a4bad4d52d184071ef0db3fdd9e50832859.600x338

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