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By now most of you should at least be vaguely familiar with The Sims franchise. The first in the series was released in 2000, and quickly became the best selling PC game in history. 11 years have passed by then, and ... Read review
The Sims leave their cosy homes and head into the world of work in this Sims expansion ... more
that contains a fresh selection of weird and wonderful career choices.Though players have long been able to send their Sims off for a hard day's work, The Sims 3 - Ambitions allows players to control their Sims' actions on the job for the first time. Far from a typical selection of professions, players can choose from jobs such as private investigator, ghost hunter, doctor or fire-fighter to name a few. Controlling their actions on the job, players can work for good or evil, rising to the top of the corporate ladder or becoming the ultimate work slacker.The choices made during each job will now alter the Sims town and those that live there. Players can modify the town's layout as an architect, or start new trends as a stylist. Each job will also allow Sims to gain new skills, including inventing, sculpting and tattooing.The Sims 3 - Ambitions expands on the home life of the Sims with a wide selection of inventive career options that help create a more detailed Sims world to enjoy
Sims 3: Pets on the PC is another fabulous addition in this brilliant video game series. ... more
Once again returning to the popular life simulation 3D format you now have the chance to create and play with pets. Able to design all types of pets you can create everything from their personalities to the colour of their fur. Once you've created your pet you can then watch it grow and develop, interacting with it when you like. Sims 3: Pets on the PC is a great game and will be a firm favourite for anyone lucky enough to play it
Experience every stage in a Sim's long and fruitful life in this Sims 3 expansion that ... more
adds a wealth of new options and activities.Starting off as a young Sim taking his first steps in the world, Sims 3 - Generations lets players take their creations through every stage of their lives, slowly growing and learning from each new experience. After the colourful world of childhood comes the drama of the teenage world, eventually leading players into the responsibilities of adulthood. New activities are available for each age group, including playing in tree houses, pulling off pranks and even suffering a mid-life crisis.Major events from the Sims world are played out as players progress, such as throwing a teenage party when the parents are away, attending a high school graduation, drinking during a bachelor party and preparing for a wedding. Thanks to a new Memory system, the major life moments of each Sim are easy to relive and reminisce about.Sims 3 - Generations takes players through the key moments of a Sim's life, moving them from troubled teen to well-rounded adult with a host of new activities along the way
Addictive, PC version translates well onto the Xbox, easy to get into, enjoyed by all ages.
Some people may find this a little dull, lags at times, long loading times.
"...least be vaguely familiar with The Sims franchise. The first in the series was released in 2000, and quickly became the best selling PC game in history. 11 years have passed by then, and many titles have been added to the ever-expanding franchise, and expansions further enhanced the existing titles game play.
However, a decent console version of The Sims had sadly never been created. Yes, the formula came very close to the original PC version, but ..."
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"...month ago. I think that The Sims 3 is one of the best games out there for Xbox 360 at the moment. I think this because there are no limits and restrictions; you can just build what you want, create how you want, and play as long as you want, the game is ongoing there are always new challenges and achievments to accomplish. The graphics and sound on this game are perfect much improved since Sims 1 and Sims 2. I Think that this product is good value ..."
Ciao members have rated this review on average: somewhat helpful