Mini Motorways

Each week we will be reviewing one of our favorite games from Apple Arcade. There’s a lot to choose from and this week we shall be reviewing Mini Motorways. Driving in traffic sounds stressful as a game, so why is it that Mini Motorways is so relaxing? Read more to find out!

The Stress-Free Life of Controlling Traffic

The concept is quite simple. Build roads so cars can get from their home to their destination. Each level starts with just one house going to one destination so it starts off very easily. But as the game progresses, more houses pop up, more buildings for them to drive to appear and the roads begin to get busy. Each level is in a “survival mode” format. So, you can just keep going for as long as you can to keep your city running smoothly.

The goal for each level is definitely achievable first time, which is nice as the game doesn’t feel like a challenge. It has the same satisfaction level as completing a jigsaw puzzle or finishing a good book. Once I completed the game, I didn’t feel like I had mastered it. It felt like I could play this over and over again and still be satisfied.

Sit Back and Relax

Mini Motorways is truly one of the best games to sit and relax to. The music, created by disasterpeace, is incredibly subtle and fits perfectly with a quiet room. The design of the game is also so clean cut and easy to control. Despite my best efforts to glitch out the game, the cars always know where they’re going and don’t get lost. The only time they’d get stuck is in a traffic jam! The other nice feature of this game that you can change the color scheme for each level, including a dark mode so you don’t have to strain your eyes.

The Verdict

This game is perfect for any casual gamer who wants to relax. The colors, the design, the music all just want you to relax. To be fair, this game is perfect for everyone. Ive already finished the whole game but that doesn’t mean that I’ll be taking it off my iPad anytime soon. The fact that the levels are randomly generated means that there is a high replay-ability.

Tell us what you think

Have you played this game? Was it for you? Let us know what you think in the comments!