Diner Dash is an internet online
phenomenon that revolves around Flo, a former stockbroker who is
attempting to turn her diner into a fully fledged five-star
The game is now available for both the
PC and the Mac which features the same addictive gameplay and throws
a variety of different challenges at the player as they attempt to
perform the miracle of transforming their restaurant.
The game contains over 50 different and
unique levels with two modes of play that include "Career" and
"Endless" shift for some truly addictive puzzles and some
frustrating times, however at the end of the day, the simplicity of
the game makes this a perfect game.
You begin the game with Flo and she
must needs to run her entire restaurant which means you need to seat
your customers, take their orders, prepare and deliver the food with
a variety of other interesting restaurant challenges.
You also need to be aware of the different customers that frequent
your restaurant and this effects your gameplay and increases the
challenges of this point and click title.
Customers are probably the most
difficult part of Diner Dash as like a Sims game, you need to ensure
that they are serviced and receive their correct orders, this can be
tricky at the best of times, especially as you progress through the
Fortunately our little miracle worker
Flo has a few tricks up her sleeves that can assist with aggressive
customers such as organizing music or even giving them freebies to
claim them down.
The more professional the service your customers receive, the more
tips your restaurant will receive and will assist you in completing
all the various challenges and go up in the restaurant world.
There are various different restaurants
that you run which make for some varied and interesting gameplay and
keeps the game fresh and unique. The learning curve of Diner Dash is
relatively low with most gamers being able to master the basics in a
short but best of all, this title can be played by everyone and
Graphically the title is rather simplistic and contains a very
bright colour palette which goes hand-in-hand with the gameplay and
almost has a Saturday morning cartoon feel to it.
Even better, the system specifications
are quite low on both the PC and Mac which means this title can be
played on a variety of machines from both low to high-end systems.
The title contains some great sound effects and an interesting
musical score that actually assists in immersing you into this
exciting and addictive title.
In conclusion, this game is the perfect in a world full of first
person shooters, racing games and the like which gives the industry
a breathe of fresh air and offers the gamer not a unique experience
but an old fashioned fun puzzle game that can be played over and
Cute graphics, great sound effects and highly addictive
yet sometimes frustratingly annoying gameplay, Diner Dash is the
perfect break from a world of repetition.
Pentium III 600 MHz processor
128 MB free RAM
43 MB free hard drive space
16-bit DirectX-compatible video card
DirectX-compatible sound card
8x CD-ROM drive
400 MHz PowerPC® G4 processor
Mac OS X 10.2 or later
128 MB free RAM
43 MB free hard disk space
16-bit colour video card
8X CD-ROM drive