A refreshingly different game in the Sims 2 series. There’s something addictive in collecting banana leaves, vines and such and building a whole lot of improvised tools and buildings out of them. I think the game hits it’s mark quite well. I’d say Castaway is the best Sims game for ages, if not for the clumsy, Wiimote controlled interface. Unfortunately, it just takes some enjoyment out of the game. Well, you can’t get everything. [Jan 2008]
Great game. Easily among my favorite games, but could be improved considering the true potential of the Wii. Nevertheless, The Sims 2: Castaway manages an experience that surpasses the GameCube iterations in every way.
While it gives an interesting twist on the standard shipwreck concept, the hampered nature of the guidebooks, strange placement of plans in menus and continual micromanagement does hamper some of the fun of the title. However, Sims fans will find this to be a good break from the traditional Sims formula.
SummaryThis time your Sims have washed up on a tropical island! Help them make a new life in an unexplored paradise in this easy-to-play, laptop-friendly version of The Sims. The Sims Castaway Stories features two great ways to play. In the new and engaging directed Story mode, explore the island, build a shelter, learn to find food, and make y...