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Sprt: Future Pool [by Cornutopia]

Game Review: Future Pool
Reviewer: Lenin Lopez
Release Date: January 7, 2005
Developer: Cornutopia
Genre: Sports
System Requirements: Windows 95/98/ME/XP/NT/2000, DX 8+, 500mhz CPU
Players: 1-6
Price: $16.00


In the future, the game of pool will be void of pockets, cue sticks, or rails. This begs the question, “What are we left with?” Cornutopia's Future Pool.

Future Pool is premised on the same rules of your typical game of 8-ball. It’s head to head and the goal is to get all your colored balls off the table and then hit the 8-ball off before your opponent can do the same. Losing by scratching still applies, but you can hit your opponent’s ball before you hit your own. Either way what makes the game fun is the presentation and the different modes of play.

The table is 3D and circular. The background is pitch black…what else would you expect in the future? In place of a traditional cue stick, Future Pool uses something straight out of Batteries Not Included (note