The Sims™ Bustin’ Out
Publisher: Electronic Arts
Developer: Maxis™ for console platforms
Griptonite Games, Amaze Entertainment for
Game Boy Advance
Ship Date: December 2003
The Sims are making a big return to the console and this time they are
bustin’ out of the house and exploring all-new locations around
town. In The Sims™ Bustin’ Out, players can choose from
a variety of new career paths. Along the way, players can unlock and
collect over a hundred of new objects and social moves exclusive to
the console. Play, work, and socialize with a cast of over 25 new outrageous
characters and climb through a dozen new careers. The Sims Bustin’
Out also features new integrated two-player gameplay and memory card
support, for those players who like to take their Sims over to a friend’s
house and show them off.
PlayStation 2/Xbox/Nintendo GameCube
• Gameplay Experience: Create a character and play through over
a dozen all-new unlockable levels. Choose from ten new careers including
Gangster, Athlete, Mad Scientist, and Fashion Victim that will take
you through multiple ways to play and win the game. Go back and forth
through different careers and levels to unlock objects. Additionally,
play two-player throughout the entire game with or against your friends.
• Get Out of the House and Explore New Locations: Travel seamlessly
around town in your new scooter or car to play, work, and socialize.
Visit, explore, or live in console exclusive, never been seen, new locations
such as Club Rubb, the hip dance venue, or venture to the Love Shack.
Additional locations include Shiny Things Lab, Goth Manor, and Toane's
• Unlock 100 New Objects and Social Moves: Console exclusive objects
include the Laser Light Show, DJ Booth, Climbing Wall, and High Dive.
Unlock hidden, appearance-enhancing accessories, clothes, jewelry, and
hairstyles. French Kiss, Towel Snap, and Moon Walk are just a few of
the new social moves.
• Meet New Characters: Watch out for the wacky group of characters
featured in this next generation of conosole Sims such as Bing Bling,
the party animal, and Goldie Toane, the workout queen, who also double
as key sources to unlocking locations, objects, social interactions,
and winning the game.
• Create-a-Sim: Personality matters! Revamp your Sims with new
hip clothes and give your Sims personality traits that impact and affect
gameplay experience. An outgoing or playful Sim is destined to show
of smooth moves on the dance floor and an active Sim will conquer the
climbing wall like no other.
• Next Generation Graphics, UI, and Audio: Doubling the overall
look and feel of the game, enjoy sleek new graphics, seamless UI, shadows
in real-time, new voices, sound effects, and all-new original music.
• Play Online Exclusively on PlayStation 2: Take your Bustin’
Out experience even further by going online to trade objects and socials.
You can also play through the complete game with a friend!
Game Boy Advance
• Connectivity with the Nintendo GameCube version: When connected,
Game Boy Advance players will unlock new features, including the ability
to play their Nintendo GameCube Sim in the Game Boy Advance world and
obtain Simoleons, motives, and skills to bring back with them to the
Nintendo GameCube version. Nintendo GameCube players will unlock a game
cabinet that will give their Sims access to mini-games that they can
play on their Game Boy Advance.
• Exclusive content includes: 20 locations, 8 new career mini-games,
new characters, over 150 objects to trade and collect, and once-a-day
auctions to attend in game or with friends with the Game Boy Advance