Train Conductor 2: USA App Poster Image

Train Conductor 2: USA

(i)

 

Avoiding train crashes is frantic fun for fast fingers.

What parents need to know

Ease of play

The controls are very simple to use; the gameplay is frantic fun, more difficult on some levels than others, due to different rules or obstacles. On the whole, though, it is never frustratingly difficult.

Violence & scariness

If you let two trains crash into one another, there will be a puff of smoke and your game will end. Two of the levels are spooky in a cartoonish way -- dark and mist-filled with ghost trains rushing by. These spirits are described as "friendly ghosts." A Vaudevillian-style villain appears in some cut scenes, but he has no real impace on gameplay.

Sexy stuff
Not applicable
Language
Not applicable
Consumerism
Not applicable
Drinking, drugs, & smoking
Not applicable

Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that Train Conductor 2: USA is a frantic, fast-paced strategy game that requires you to very quickly re-direct trains onto the proper tracks without letting them collide into one another. If you fail, you will see the trains crash, but the effect is a cartoonish puff of gray smoke. Some of the levels are "spooky" nighttime levels with trains driven by cute, harmless looking ghosts.

Parents say

Not yet rated
Review this title!

Is it any good?

QUALITY

The graphics on TRAIN CONDUCTOR 2: USA are the first thing to be impressed by. The game simply looks beautiful, especially on the iPad. But the gameplay is wildly fun, too. You will have to act incredibly quickly, swiping your fingers to move trains from one track to the next -- or quickly tapping to hit the brakes on an engine that is about to run into another. There are not many levels, but each has different enough obstacles, themes, and even rules, that the game never feels repetitive. Its a great combination of strategy and arcade action.

App details

Devices:iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
Price:$0.99
Release date:July 13, 2010
Category:Strategy Games
Publisher:The Voxel Agents
Version:1.0
Minimum software requirements:iOS 3.0 or later

This review of Train Conductor 2: USA was written by

Common Sense Media's unbiased ratings are conducted by expert reviewers and aren't influenced by the product's creators or by any of our funders, affiliates, or partners.

Quality

Our star rating assesses the media's overall quality.

Find out more

About these links

Common Sense Media, a nonprofit organization, earns a small affiliate fee from Amazon or iTunes when you use our links to make a purchase. Thank you for your support.

Read more

About Our Rating System

The age displayed for each title is the minimum one for which it's developmentally appropriate. We recently updated all of our reviews to show only this age, rather than the multi-color "slider." Get more information about our ratings.

Great handpicked alternatives

What parents and kids say

See all user reviews

Share your thoughts with other parents and kids Write a user review

A safe community is important to us. Please observe our guidelines

Teen, 13 years old Written bydr duck September 17, 2010

Fun, fast game is the best of its type.

:D

Poll

Did our review help you make an informed decision about this product?
Thanks – we appreciate your feedback!