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Platform: Sony Playstation 2

Region: NTSC

Country: United States of America

Developer(s): Edge of Reality, Ltd.

Publishers(s): Electronic Arts

ReleaseDate: 2003-01-12

Players: 2

Co-op: No

The Sims

Also know as: Los Sims | Die Sims | Les Sims | De Sims

Game play in the Sims may be classified as the following: Life Simulation This revolves around simulating their day-to-day lives. From eating, sleeping, entertainment, socializing and romance, you are in complete control of their actions if you choose to. Each Sim has a statistics that may be developed. Some of which identify certain desires the Sim in mention may require. Your role in simulating their lives is primarily to keep them happy by fulfilling their desires. Controlling the Sims people is optional, as they follow their own Artificial Intelligence unless commanded otherwise by the player. The Architect Designing and furnishing your home is an integral part of the game play. Pre-generated houses may be purchased at the beginning of the game, or you can design and build your future home from scratch. Furnishing consists of acquiring various items that may be manipulated by your Sims to fulfill their needs. Designing houses and furnishing costs money, which may be obtained through jobs. Character Development and Careers Adult Sims may acquire jobs to pay for the many necessities of living a simulated life. There are several different job track available, from Entertainment, Law Enforcement, Politics and even a life of crime! Promotion in a job requires the Sim to advance in certain statistics (e.g. Charisma, Strength) which may be done so by manipulating the various items available for purchase.

ESRB Rating: T - Teen

Genre(s): Life Simulation

UID(s): SLUS-20573

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