More Reviews
REVIEWS Tales of Xillia 2 Review
Tales of Xillia 2 treads familiar ground, but this time there's an adorable cat.

Madden NFL 15 Review
How many times has it been said, “This is the best Madden game”? Probably just about every year. Well guess what, this is the best Madden game… maybe.
More Previews
PREVIEWS Fenix Rage Preview
I died. And I died again. Died again. Again and again. Again. Again. Why Do I Love This So Much?!
Release Dates
NEW RELEASES Tales of Xillia 2
Release date: Out Now

Plants Vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare
Release date: Out Now

Madden NFL 15
Release date: 08/26/14

Destiny
Release date: 09/09/14


LATEST FEATURES The Updating List of PAX Indies
We're heading to PAX Prime! Are you looking to check out a few unique indie games while you're there? UPDATED: Galak-Z

The Best Upcoming Racing Games of 2014
You've probably only heard of Sony's exclusive Driveclub and Microsoft's exclusive Forza Horizon 2, but don't forget about a few others.

LEADERBOARD
Read More Member Blogs
FEATURED VOXPOP KevinS
RIP Robin Williams (1951-2014)
By KevinS
Posted on 08/14/14
Robin Williams (1951-2014) Robin Williams was an absolutely exceptional comedian, talented actor, and holder of a special place in video game history: He was the first really famous gamer I know of. I’m sure there were others, but they kept a comparatively low profile, unlike one...

The Sims 2 Member Review for the PS2

damo_rox619 By:
damo_rox619
01/26/07
PRINTER FRIENDLY VERSION
EMAIL TO A FRIEND
GENRE Sim 
PLAYERS 1- 2 
PUBLISHER EA 
DEVELOPER Maxis 
RELEASE DATE Out Now
T Contains Crude Humor, Sexual Themes, Violence

What do these ratings mean?

Where's My Widescreen TV?!?!

I like The Sims 2 on PC, it has a lot of objects, there's a lot of stuff you do, you have aspirations and the whole generation thing. The Sims 2 on PS2 on the other hand has none of those except the aspirations.

First of all, the people look stupid with the way their jaw is always looks like it's pointing at something (kinda like King Kong), and they're always leaning backwards a little so it looks like they think they're fat even though you can make them as skinny as Mr. Bean. But making the characters isn't too bad, the clothes look good and there's lots to choose from. But the only problem is that you have to unlock all of the good ones. I don't really see why we should have to since on PC you can just make whoever you want look like whatever you want striaght up.

The camera is good and the walls don't get in the way thanks to them dissapearing when you go close up. But the game has horrible loading, after my character went to work one day, he came back home and was standing outside the car door for ten hours(Sims hours) because it wouldn't load fast enough! That was half the day gone and i needed that time to build up his attributes and get a better mood so he can get a promotion!

There aren't enough objects on this game although they have added some others that aren't on the PC version, like a trampoline for example. Getting food from the fridge is better because you can choose what type of food you want to mix with other one, you could even have flour on your steak. Or you can have a meal of two different types of cooking oils. However this can get quite frustrating to go through all that every time you get a meal, which isn't good because when you do eat you're still hungry untill you have finished a second meal.

This time around you can choose whether to control your character in the classic Sims way by using the pointer, but there is also the new way of actually controlling them, meaning like of GTA or Metal Gear Solid, you can even make them run!

Personally I like The Sims Bustin' Out better, it has a better story mode (which is horrible on The Sims 2 by the way, it's not even a story), the people look better and it has kids! Which is the major problem with this game because the generations is what made The Sims 2 what it is.


More information about The Sims 2
 
C- Revolution report card
Views: 1445 Review rating:
comments powered by Disqus

More On GameRevolution