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  • Summary: You've been given the job to create and maintain an entire city! You must create a city that attracts new residents, while keeping your approval rating in good standing! To do this you must interact with each and every citizen of your city. It is only through befriending the people in your town that you will be introduced to new possible residents. Each member of your city has their own unique name and personality, as well as various issues that you must help them solve. Communication is the key...Metropolismania offers much more than just friendly greetings...conversations contain topics of discussion, quizzes and clues on how to help accommodate the other people in town. There are five different stages, each with their own unique theme. Metropolismania offers a wide range of establishments to build?various businesses such as book stores, restaurants, banks, hospitals... residential housing such as apartment complexes, houses, condominiums...amusement facilities such as night clubs, parks, sport stadiums. There are over 200 different buildings! [Natsume] Expand
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  1. Those who just love people simulations need to rush out and give this game a try.
  2. 65
    Technically flawed and painfully ugly in comparison to just about every other PS2 videogame, its distinct personality and interesting city-building techniques have a strange way of growing on you.
  3. It's extremely awkward. [Oct 2002, p.148]
  4. A charming game, as you’d expect from Natsume but one that won’t attract anyone new to such a bizarrely implemented concept.
  5. 60
    The game’s worth a visit for anyone whose ideal night of TV involves The Simpsons episode where they go to Japan followed by two Iron Chef episodes back-to-back. It is, however, potentially baffling to anyone else.
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  1. Positive: 7 out of 9
  2. Negative: 1 out of 9
  1. KeanaM.
    Dec 27, 2008
    10
    This game is soo addicting.. I want some cheats though... One of the best simulation games ever. P.S. If you want some cheats for a game you cant find send me a msg. @ gokekegokeke@yahoo.com.
    Trust me i am on almost every day of the week for 20 hours a day!.!
    I love simulation games. p.s. i have em all tooooo. O.O -- The best gamer ever!
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  2. Kelsey
    Dec 29, 2002
    10
    if I could rate higher I would this game kept me entertained for hours.
  3. MattF.
    Apr 9, 2003
    10
    This game rockes and how many stages are there?
  4. [Anonymous]
    Dec 29, 2002
    9
    I love it! Better than Harvest Moon...
  5. LaurenTopliss
    Jan 7, 2003
    6
    Its very addictive however the graphics are poor for a playstation 2 game. Plus it repeating itself all the time gets tedious. I give it a 6 thought as once you start you can't put it down. Expand
  6. PhilH.
    Mar 29, 2003
    0
    Brutally Painful!

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