ESPNU College Town: Bring your favorite sports university to greatness

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ESPNU College TownFamous sports network ESPN has teamed up with Disney's Playdom to create a game that captures the the campus management and college sports experiences at the same time, ESPNU College Town. The game, released today, puts you in charge of a college campus, running everything from building and finance management to maintaining school spirit and athletics teams.

ESPNU College Town, which features over 60 different real-life universities, follows the mold of Playdom's previous hit Social City pretty closely, but differentiates itself in both the subject matter and some key features like Challenges. This unique feature allows you to put your athletics teams (football and basketball thus far) against other players' teams for reputation and the option to recruit team members from the available colleges, which cost either coins or Campus Cash, the game's paid currency.

Check out more of what ESPNU College Town is all about after the break.
ESPNU Challenge
Your victory within Challenges depends on who you choose from your team to act as your All Star, whose stats will be put up against your opponent's All Star. The winner of the game, which is decided for you through a slots-type mini game, receives bragging rights and a notch up on the leaderboards.

To keep your school in tip top shape, you'll need to recruit more students, which is done through building dorms, entertainment venues and academic buildings. Tapping these units whenever available will increase your school spirit, finances, and experience. Leveling up unlocks access to more advanced buildings and venue upgrades, which will in turn allow you to increase your standing in the leaderboards and acquire more All Star players.

ESPNU Campus view
ESPNU College Town is heavily inspired by those before it like Social City to the point where the sports portion of the game feels downplayed. But the game brings a competitive edge to the property management sub genre of social games that could keep fans of games like City of Wonder coming back for more.

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