This game is the one for all of you who ever dreamt of making your own set of wheels. In Detroit you must develop, produce and sell automobiles. The game takes you back to the beginning of the twentieth century, when you must decide where to build your first car factory.
After you've made your choice, you start the assembly line and watch those cars sell. Don't forget to set a reasonable price for the car. No one wants to buy a car that's too cheap, while not many can afford one which is too expensive. Also, be sure to balance your income (from sold cars) and your outgoings. You need to pay your workers, and pay them well, or else they go on strike. You must also take good care of your research team, since otherwise your cars won't have the latest hi-tech gadgets. These include accessories such as windshields or headlights, and let's face it, no one really wants a car without a windshield ("Argh! too many bugs in my teeth!").
However, building cars is not nearly enough. You must be competitive and build various models like hotrods, vans, pickups, off-roaders, etc. On top of this, you will also need to test your cars' safety to see if they comply with the required standards, and their performance to check whether or not your hotrods have enough muscle under the hood. Micromanagement is what this game is all about, so better take a step back if you're not the patient type. As for the graphics, they are nicely drawn and laid out, with an intuitive interface, so no objections on that front.
So, do you think you have what it takes to be the next Henry Ford? Download Detroit and find out!
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