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THE GAME OF LIFE

by Electronic Arts Inc.
Platform: Android Rated: All Ages
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,138 customer reviews)

Price: $4.99
Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
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What's new in version 1...36
  • Spin the wheel of fate and live it up in The Game of Life! We've made some behind-the-scenes enhancements for smoother gameplay. Thanks for playing.

Product Details

  • ASIN: B0066T8JRK
  • Release Date: November 12, 2011
  • Rated: All Ages This app may include dynamic content. What's this?
  • Average Customer Review: 3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,138 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #42 Paid in Appstore for Android (See Top 100 Paid in Appstore for Android)
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Product Features

  • Play the classic board game on your Android device
  • Use easy controls to navigate
  • Enjoy amazing visual effects and whimsical graphics
  • Listen to upbeat music and sound effects
  • Access clear, complete play instructions

Product Description
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Anything can happen in THE GAME OF LIFE™, which is now better than ever played on your mobile device. Enjoy amazing 3D visual effects, whimsical graphics, upbeat music, and vibrant landscapes complete with weather effects like falling snow.

Lust for Life

You can take up to three friends along with you as you journey through all those important life decisions and milestones. After you choose your car color (orange, red, blue, or green) and player (Mary, John, Rachel, or Bob) you're set to spin that familiar colorful wheel to see who goes first and how far you'll go.

Touch the screen and give it a spin with your finger. Whatever number the spinner lands on determines the number of spaces your car will move ahead on the board. If you're a strategist, scope out the board before you spin to see which space would be best to move toward. To do this, simply press an area of the board that does not contain a space and drag the board around.

It's in your best interest to use the spinner wisely. To net the most profits over time, aim for the best spaces and try to avoid bad stops like Taxes Due.

Live on the Edge or Play it Safe?
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Play with up to three friends
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Enjoy whimsical 3D graphics

Just as in real life, THE GAME OF LIFE is full of choices. One of the first choices you'll make is between College and the School of Hard Knocks. If you're drawn to the ivory tower, you'll shoulder a hefty $100,000 in loans and you won't get to collect any cash when you pass those Pay Day tiles. Jumping into your career without the benefit of higher education, on the other hand, will bring an immediate, if lower, salary.

Either way, invest early if you can. Buy a Long-Term Investment and you'll earn $5,000 each time the spinner wheel lands on your investment number. All you have to do is sit back and watch your net worth multiply…and watch out for the competition.

Money Money Money

Landing on one of the 25 Life spaces is kind of like winning the lottery. Each tile is worth a secret amount of money, ranging from $10,000 to $50,000. You'll have to wait to the end of the game to find out the actual values. Whoever has the most Life Tiles potentially has a lot more money than other players.

"Share the Wealth" cards are also a good thing. You start the game with three of these babies but you can gather more as you play. Some "Share the Wealth" cards allow you to play extra numbers when landing on a "Spin to Win" space; others allow you to steal money from other players or block them from stealing your stash. Using one of these cards at a strategic moment could be your ticket to retiring with the most money and winning the game.

C'est la Vie

Will you retire in style or spend your golden years sitting in a rocker? When you land on the last tile, you'll decide whether you want to retire to Millionaire Estates or Countryside Acres. Although it's best to be the first player to retire to Millionaire Estates, there are risks involved in this choice. Countryside Acres is a safer bet. Once you make your choice, your total money value is calculated. The player with the most money wins.

With THE GAME OF LIFE, you not only live once, or twice, but as many times as you want. Recreate yourself and your life with every game and watch your destiny unfold.

End User License Agreement: http://tos.ea.com/legalapp/mobileeula/US/en/GM


Technical Details

  • Size: Varies by device (12.7MB - 16.2MB)
  • Version: 1...36
  • Developed By: Electronic Arts Inc. (Privacy Policy Click to see complete result in a new window)
  • Application Permissions: (Help me understand what permissions mean)
    • Read only access to device state
    • Open network sockets
    • Write to external storage
    • Allows verification of Google app Entitlements
    • Achieve low-level access to setting the orientation (actually rotation) of the screen
    • Access information about Wi-Fi networks
    • Access the vibration feature
    • Collect battery statistics
    • Achieve low-level access to power management
    • Access information about networks
    • PowerManager WakeLocks to keep processor from sleeping or screen from dimming
    • Modify global audio settings
  • Minimum Operating System: Varies by device
  • Approximate Download Time: Less than 3 minutes

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews
629 of 724 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Good Fun Game!!!! June 13, 2012
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The game of life is a very fun game to play with friends or solo. Its quick and is very entertaining. If you like playing board games you should totally get The Game Of Life!!!!! I hope this review is helpfull to you :]
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962 of 1,131 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Wonderful way to keep kids occupied September 21, 2012
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My 11 year old son gets bored easily on car trips or Dr. visits so when he found this game I was willing to pay for it. What a bargain!!! It keeps him occupied for a long time and I don't have to hear "I'm bored". It really is a fun way to play Life (you don't have to deal with all the money and other paper stuff) when you are on the go. Highly recommend this game!!
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122 of 141 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars great game September 8, 2012
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This game is a lot of fun. it's great for when you're bored because it keeps you entertained for 15 minutes a round. and believe me, one round is never enough ...
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318 of 375 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Awesome Game!! July 10, 2012
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Ive never played the actual board game, but I absolutely love the app. It is so fun to play with other people to see who can have the better life. Great game. I highly recommend it.
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93 of 107 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars must buy May 21, 2012
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I know it might be expensive but it is all worth it you must buy it it is endless fun and never gets old play with friends or by yourself either way is great
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118 of 137 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Fun game! September 22, 2012
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I don't remember playing this game growing up but I love playing it now! I do it by myself or with friends! It is also great for kids because it show you the "what ifs" of life!
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77 of 88 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Family fun December 19, 2012
We haven't had any problems with the game loading and it's nice to be able to have multiple players! It it's a fun family game!
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74 of 85 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Worth the price May 16, 2012
By Doug
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For all the reviews that cried to lower the price, really? This is a good representation of the board game, which costs much more than $5! Plus you don't have to set it up, can play it solo, ap does all the book keeping. In short, worth the price!
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
3.0 out of 5 stars good
It's a good game but I paid $5.00 for it and now it's 99$
Published 1 day ago by its a good game but i payed $5 on and now it's 99
3.0 out of 5 stars Three Stars
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Published 2 days ago by Heinrich
5.0 out of 5 stars Very fun game! I like how the wheel spins
Very fun game! I like how the wheel spins. The only thing I can think of for an upgrade on this would be more selections of people to be, but not a big deal at all, game is still... Read more
Published 9 days ago by Cats Rule!
5.0 out of 5 stars an AMAZING game
This game is amazingly awesome!!!! I love it so much. You can have a job, you can get married, and you can have children!!!! That's the type of life I've always wanted to have.
Published 21 days ago by IsabellaLeathley
3.0 out of 5 stars Wonderful game for some.
This games has great graphics, sound and so far no glitches. As an adult it's just not for me. I can see children being fascinated for hours just spinning the wheel. Read more
Published 22 days ago by Maxine W. Heiermann
1.0 out of 5 stars One Star
very disappointing. Sorry I purchased it. Basically all you do is spin the wheel
Published 22 days ago by Carol Colon
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
I love the game of life.
Published 23 days ago by Christopher
4.0 out of 5 stars Very fun!
A fun and whimsical version of the real board game. Some aspects of the animations and game play seem a tad redundant or I would have given it 5 stars. Read more
Published 24 days ago by E. Smith
5.0 out of 5 stars its worth
this game is just like the board game but easyier for kids. the boardgame is a lot harder. its deffintly worth the money!!!
Published 27 days ago by Lisa Foster
5.0 out of 5 stars Family fun
Fun game to play with the family! More board game apps please!!!!
Published 1 month ago by mighty mo
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how do i make a long term investment?
Tap your person in the top left corner and slide the thing up until you reach the long-term investment part. Then click invest and pick your number by tapping it.
Sep 3, 2012 by Thomas L. Morris Jr. |  See all 2 posts
how do i put this on my kindle fire
Go to apps, then switch to cloud, then tap the Icon to open.
Aug 20, 2013 by Michele A Hummel |  See all 3 posts
how do i put this on my kindle fire
I know. I purchased it but can't figure out how to load it.
Dec 29, 2012 by G. Uribe |  See all 2 posts
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