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The Sims

The Sims (XSX) game cover art
Platform: PlayStation 2
Tags: Simulation
Developers: Maxis, Edge of Reality
More Platforms: GameCube, PC, Xbox
AKA: Sim People (JP)

Reader Reviews

The Sims review

Reviewed April 25, 2004

kingbroccoli says: "So there I was, as usual, crouched on my bedroom floor and playing some newfangled video games. All of a sudden, the door opens and this family (my own, presumably) trudge in, a united front. The father figure opens his greasy chops. Apparently some expert over in parliament has done a wee bit of research on my favourite pastime, and it turns out that sitting in ones room for twenty hours of the day can create what they call “anti-social” tendencies. Bollocks to that, thought I, but who was I to..."
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The Sims review

Reviewed December 09, 2003

snowdragon says: "When I reviewed Animal Crossing some eight months ago (that long?), I gave it a 10 based on how well it did what it set out to do - that is, simulate life - and on first impressions, and the game succeeded spectacularly in that regard. However, I failed to take into account the fact that if social lives could be tangibly measured, you would need one as a grain of sand to truly derive any redeemable value from it, and in essence I made myself look like a total fool. However, I am now older and wi..."
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