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  • Summary: With The Sims 3 for consoles and handheld, create Sims with unique personalities, fulfill their desires...or not, and control their lives within a living neighborhood. Customize your Sims’ appearance and choose up to five traits to create individual personalities. From the “Romantic” traitWith The Sims 3 for consoles and handheld, create Sims with unique personalities, fulfill their desires...or not, and control their lives within a living neighborhood. Customize your Sims’ appearance and choose up to five traits to create individual personalities. From the “Romantic” trait or “kleptomaniac” trait to “evil” trait, create millions of unique Sims. All-new features make it easier than ever to mess with life as you unlock the ultimate “Karma Powers” for instant control and unleash them on your Sims. New goal-oriented game play enables you to choose which short or long-term objectives you want your Sims to pursue and even determine your Sims’ destinies in life. Get inspired by the endless creative possibilities and unexpected moments of surprise and mischief in The Sims 3. [Electronic Arts] Expand
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  1. Jan 3, 2011
    63
    Featuring an open gameplay, fans will like the new features and oversee the technical disaster.
  2. Simply drawing four walls to make make a room takes you an eternity. [Jan 2011, p.77]
  3. Feb 6, 2011
    52
    Clumsily executed port. [Christmas 2010, p.60]
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  1. Jul 25, 2013
    6
    The Sims 3 is a fun game, but, it is glitchy, and, for those of us that are using the Wii version and don't have a Wii internet connection,The Sims 3 is a fun game, but, it is glitchy, and, for those of us that are using the Wii version and don't have a Wii internet connection, there isn't even the slightest hope to get a fixed version. Some of the glitches I have gotten while playing this game are that: after a certain amount of time, even if you have enough space and money, you aren't allowed to buy anything; things can get stuck under the fridge and cause the fridge to be permanently shut, along with being unable to move or sell the fridge; my sims not being able to enter the restaurant, even when it's 24 hours a day, and, there are probably many more I am missing. It's not the worst game ever, and it's certainly addictive, but becomes very frustrating when you have to drive to the fancy restaurant every single time you want to feed your sims, or else force your vegetarians to get sick eating hot dogs. Expand
  2. Apr 22, 2011
    5
    Ok, I agree with you guys now, this game sucks, but you can still get SOME fun out of it before it breaks on you, and while some parts areOk, I agree with you guys now, this game sucks, but you can still get SOME fun out of it before it breaks on you, and while some parts are very well done, like being at your job and social interactions, most of the game is a big buggy mess. Expand
  3. Feb 23, 2011
    4
    I got this game because I thought it would have more features than the pc game, which might be difficult for me to play due to the fact thatI got this game because I thought it would have more features than the pc game, which might be difficult for me to play due to the fact that my personal computer cannot hold a full-sized disc and has limited memory, and I would only be able to play on the family computer for short periods of time. I was in for major disapointment. I thought the game would basically be the same as the pc, maybe with a few more features. There is little design flexibility first off. You cannot build your own home, you must pick a house built for you and you can put up walls and furniture inside. Putting wallpaper on the interior of an outside wall will cause the outside of the house to turn that same color of pattern. Also, you can't build a pool! There are no online interactions other than updates every now and then, and multiplayer mode simply sucks. I completely agree with everything else Darlinfe has to say, and I wish EA could have just put the wii controls in the pc version. I'm thirteen years old, and I probably won't be able to work up the money to buy the pc version for months, but I'm willing to do it to play the sims. When I read these reviews before I purchased the game, I thought, meh, I really don't care about that stuff. I'm telling you, DON'T BUY THIS GAME. Expand
  4. Sep 25, 2011
    2
    Sim's 3 must of been pushed out of the EA manufacturing company after a fast run w/no thinking on the company's part on the defaults in theirSim's 3 must of been pushed out of the EA manufacturing company after a fast run w/no thinking on the company's part on the defaults in their product?
    Worse Sim's game ever & don't even try to keep your Sim alive w/Ambrosia "catching vampire fish/Deathfish. What the hell was w/those tombstones all over? Taking them to the graveyard is a waste. You work hard on your home & skills etc & they die on you! (that was ridiculous) The furniture disappears & they are sleeping on air? On the bigger homes the sim's your not working with can't find their way downstairs in the kitchen? (so they starve) I think this was poorly done & the CEOs at EA should get new game designers to create a Sim's game they could honor not a disgrace!
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  5. Jun 21, 2012
    1
    Look, I love and play all kinds of game (even lots of movie games), but this game, out of all the hundreds of games I have ever played, is theLook, I love and play all kinds of game (even lots of movie games), but this game, out of all the hundreds of games I have ever played, is the worst, most unfinished, pile of absolute crud that I have ever had the misfortune to pay $50 for (I know the price has lowered, but I bought it at release). Where to begin? The game lags and freezes constantly to almost unplayable levels, it makes your make abnormal sounds, non-stop glitches are abound, textures take years to load, and overall, it feel like EA got finished with 10% of the game and then just said, "Good enough, people will buy it!" and then shipped it with a full price tag. Is it worth the $50? NO! Will it be worth $5 someday? Maybe...but just to see how bad it is. Do I have anything good to say about it? Well one thing: Walking around town as a hot female sim in your bikini...that was nice. Expand
  6. Dec 2, 2010
    1
    There are not many reviews for this Wii version of Sims 3, so I have to stress to everyone, as a Sims lover, that this is an unfinished andThere are not many reviews for this Wii version of Sims 3, so I have to stress to everyone, as a Sims lover, that this is an unfinished and broken game. EA should never have released it in its current state.

    This Wii version contains numerous bugs, including several game-breaking bugs. At first the bugs were somewhat tolerable, but after a few hours the game became unplayable. We just encountered a bug where we can't buy anything, even though we have plenty of money. Resetting the software and reloading did not fix the issue - this effectively ended our game. Also the game has crashed on us, which has never happened to us before on our Wii. The game required us to name our baby before telling us if was a boy or girl (happened for every baby). We could also list many bothersome bugs: characters clipping into walls and objects, random inability to grab and move particular objects, magically disappearing objects (newspapers, fishing rods, etc), and framerate lockups.

    I hope some high-profile sites will review this game soon so that people will refrain from buying the Wii version until itâ
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  7. Jan 17, 2011
    0
    Being a Sims fan I looked forward for the Sims 3 however the only games I have Sims 2 DS and sims 2 PC. I think Sims 3 is rubbish becauseBeing a Sims fan I looked forward for the Sims 3 however the only games I have Sims 2 DS and sims 2 PC. I think Sims 3 is rubbish because unlike the computer game you walk around the town and i got lost about 7 times and then if you can't get back you might get a visit from the grim reaper and die then you have to start from the begining. Also decorating your house is hard such as an easy job on Sims 2 PC but on wii hard and anoying. If you a mistake what I found out was that there isn't a undo button which is confusing Expand

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