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The Sims (PS2)

The Sims (PS2)
alaScore 85

105 reviews

Jun, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 105 reviews of The Sims (PS2). The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other PlayStation 2 Games (PS2) for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other PlayStation 2 Games (PS2) the The Sims (PS2) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 69 user reviews of The Sims (PS2) from The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other PlayStation 2 Games (PS2) on

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Jun, 2018

Expert review by : Axtuse Grimfist (

The Sims


Life ain't easy…you got bills, work, annoying neighbors, burglars, faulty appliances, and aggravating visits from parents…well suck it up ya pussy! One of the most addictive games since Kickle Cubicle...

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Jan, 2011

Expert review by : Bryan Dawson (

The Sims Review


Bryan Dawson gives us the heads up on the PS2 version of the ever popular The Sims!

Overall, the game is a near perfect port of the PC version, but it still lacks in several areas. Players who were frustrated with the learning curve of the original will find the new "Get a Life" mode extremely helpful. However, with the recent release...

Dec, 2003

Expert review by : James Frazer (

The Sims - PS2 review at Thunderbolt Games


Telling a person from 1987 (the era when Paperboy was the equivalent of GTA III) that the best selling videogame of the future would entail getting a job, making friends, reading a book and going to the toilet you would have been laughed off the face...

Apr, 2003

Expert review by : Siddharth Masand (

The Sims


The Sims is known as the best selling PC game of all time and Electronic Arts has finally decided to bring their successful series to the PlayStaton 2. While many PC to PlayStaton 2 transformation haven't gone well Electronic Arts has devoted the...

The Sims is a solid game, which should have any Simulation fan playing this one for a while. The games multiplayer is loads of fun as well and is great when you have friends over. The Sims is a game you'll be playing for a while; well at least until...

Feb, 2003

Expert review by : Aaron Beierle (

The Sims


The Plot:A game that has fascinated many and will likely add more to its fanbase with its arrival on the PS2, "The Sims" is one of the fastest-selling PC games of all time (XBOX and Gamecube versions are coming soon). The game allows players to...

Conclusion:Rating Issues: "The Sims" is rated "T" (Teen) for some suggestive situations that your Sims get into, as well as "comic mischief" and "mild violence". There's really nothing here that's graphic or troubling. It's an intelligent, entertaining...

Jan, 2003

Expert review by : Libe Goad (

The Sims


The Sims is a smash hit on the PC, but how does it fare on the PS2?

Excellent storyline mode, 3D makeover, intuitive control scheme, more of the same addictive gameplay

Limited zoom, hard to see action in multiplayer mode

Jan, 2003

Expert review by : Marcus Lai (

The Sims


Those wacky Sims invade the PS2 with style.

The visuals on PS2 are much better than the PC version. The Sims are less bland with better colors and textures. The frame rate fluctuates depending on how and where you're moving the camera, but it's not too big of a deal. All the trademark Sims music...

Jan, 2003

Expert review by : Johnny_Liu (

The Sims Review for the PS2


Who left the toilet seat up?

Good translation of the PC original; New goal oriented single player; Two player modes

Translation of the 3 year old PC original; So many more inherent features to the PC; Look and feel is relatively the same; The same little problems of the original

Still, I think if the PC and the PS2 games came out at the exact same time, I would still choose the PC one for features that thus far remain inherent to the PC, such as expansion packs (as expensive as they are), web features, customization, and...

Jan, 2003

Expert review by : Carlos McElfish (

The Sims


What can be said about The Sims that hasn't already been said a hundred, no a thousand times before? Ever since that fateful day in January of 2000 when Maxis unleashed The Sims on an unsuspecting horde of PC users, the gaming world has never been the...

Well, I thought my sim lovin' days were over, but just when I think I'm out, they pull me back in. Even after spending countless hours with The Sims on PS2 (and loving every minute of it, mind you) I can't help but wonder what the next manifestation of...

Expert review by : Kyle (

The Sims review


The enormously popular PC game "The Sims" has finally hit the PS2 and I was lucky enough to get my hands on it after waiting for nearly 3 days at Hollywood Video. You start off living with your mother in a small but "enjoyable" house. Enjoyable if your...

The graphics are marvelous for the PS2 and yet, they aren't much improved from the PC version which was released in 2000. The characters are detailed and completely customizable. There is a plentiful amount of furniture to go around and the flooring...


Product Specifications

The Sims are coming to the PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system. The #1 PC game of all-time makes its console debut. Create and control your Sims on the PlayStation 2 with new level-based game play and 3D graphics. Customize your Sim's personality and appearance then move into the neighborhood. Get a job, make friends and advance through your career and life's big moments. Unlock new objects and bigger houses along the way. Meet, flirt and fight with a neighborhood full of wild characters. You can also load your Sims into a friend's game and play two-player games.


Elements:Miscellaneous - virtual life


Compatibility:Game console
Manufacturer:Electronic Arts
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:The Sims


Package Type:Retail


Game Console Compatibility:Sony PlayStation 2
License Category:Shrinkwrap
License Pricing:Standard
License Qty:1 user
License Type:Complete package
Subcategory:Games - miscellaneous / entertainment / educational