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8.2

Generally favorable reviews- based on 33 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 28 out of 33
  2. Negative: 4 out of 33

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  1. Nov 6, 2011
    9
    Fun. That's the word that can describe this game. As a kid, I absolutely astounded from being able to move from place to place. If your looking for something fun and simple with a little bit of crude humor, Bustin' Out is what you should pickup.
  2. Dec 28, 2010
    7
    It's a fun game in the beginning. You visit, move into other areas of the residential area, and build skills and make friends to get promoted. You do this to defeat the filthy rich Macolm who steals people's things for not paying the high rent he set. You get to choose your career of your choice. Once you finished one, you get to choose another. You would notice when you progress halfwayIt's a fun game in the beginning. You visit, move into other areas of the residential area, and build skills and make friends to get promoted. You do this to defeat the filthy rich Macolm who steals people's things for not paying the high rent he set. You get to choose your career of your choice. Once you finished one, you get to choose another. You would notice when you progress halfway through the game, it gets too easy because you are so rich and get so many friends. Too bad really. Expand
Metascore
81

Generally favorable reviews - based on 26 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 21 out of 26
  2. Negative: 0 out of 26
  1. 7 / 9 / 8 / 8 - 32 gold [Vol 788; 23 Jan 2004]
  2. 80
    Of the three, only the PS2 version seems prone to annoying split-second jitters and pauses that break up the animation.
  3. The reason that I liked this edition of The Sims, in particular, is that the missions move along quicker than the real world or past versions of the game have offered. [Jan 2004, p.130]