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  • Summary: In "SimCity," you had the power to build and control cities ... with The Sims, you'll create and control people!
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 37 out of 38
  2. Negative: 0 out of 38
  1. 100
    The uniqueness of the game, the sound, graphics and the ability to control a little Sim life hooked me almost immediately.
  2. GMR Magazine
    100
    It's impossible to categorize EA's addictive superblockbuster life simulator, just like it's impossible to stop playing it. [Feb 2003, p.94]
  3. 95
    The game isn't just addictive, it's downright dangerous.
  4. 90
    Never before have I played a game as compelling as The Sims. This game will provide you with emotional experiences that you could never imagine from a video game.
  5. Original, amusing addictive, and most of all incredibly fun and relaxing to play. If we only had more great ideas like these…
  6. It is compelling, addictive, fun, frustrating, well-designed and intriguing.
  7. 60
    It does become kind of mesmerising, but like watching waves on a beach, chances are that pretty soon you'll tire of the lack of variety on offer.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 64 out of 87
  2. Negative: 10 out of 87
  1. C.Doyle
    Sep 30, 2004
    10
    Loved it!
  2. Oct 1, 2020
    10
    Лучшая игра в своем жанре, которая затянула у экранов миллионы игроков, в то время просто была невероятной. 10/10 серия живет и развиваетсяЛучшая игра в своем жанре, которая затянула у экранов миллионы игроков, в то время просто была невероятной. 10/10 серия живет и развивается
  3. ArthurP
    Aug 13, 2008
    10
    I remember playing this years and years ago, it was my favorite game then, the building, the songs, looking after your family and progressing I remember playing this years and years ago, it was my favorite game then, the building, the songs, looking after your family and progressing mesmerized me. It's one of those games you get so into it you forget your playing a game. Today I got the game again and tonnes of wonderful memories came back about this game. So in summary, yes its an old game, the graphics are no way near as the modern sims, but it one of the most interesting and enjoyable games ever to be released. I was very disappointed with the sims 2, probably because it can never live upto the original sims. Expand
  4. KyleT.
    Apr 12, 2004
    9
    Murder, Fighting mansions all this game needs is multifunction options.
  5. Jun 2, 2020
    8
    The Sims
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  6. BlancoA.
    May 6, 2001
    8
    A very sophisticated and fun game, but having to constantly maintain your sims can feel a little too much like work at times.
  7. Nemisis
    May 17, 2003
    1
    EXTREMLY STUPID GAME. NO FUN.

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