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"The Sims 3" Review

By June 8, 2009

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I almost couldn't believe my eyes when I had my copy of "The Sims 3" in my hands. Didn't feel real. It was finally here. Years of waiting. Was it worth the anticipation? Yes. Is it perfect? Nope. But it passes the most important test. It's fun. Waiting to get through the Sims sleeping at night, not so much. I'm hoping a patch will fix the speed control issue.

How are you enjoying "The Sims 3?" Things you don't like? Things you love? Stuff that surprised you?

Comments
June 11, 2009 at 11:30 am
(1) Mystery says:

Yes I love the actuall gameplay but I ABSOLUTELY HATE the speed thing! I hope the find a patch and fast!!!

June 13, 2009 at 5:04 am
(2) HUH? says:

Good review. I thought that I was the only one that noticed the speed thing. I hope that they fix it in a patch.

June 16, 2009 at 4:39 pm
(3) Linda Day says:

I already had a guitar stuck on my sim! And when guests visit, sometimes they change body shape as they move through the house.

Otherwise, great fun. I just found out how to find students’ homework, and motherlode works just as in sims 2.

June 16, 2009 at 5:11 pm
(4) Skyler says:

I bought the Sims 3 about 4 days after it came out. We left it at the store, unfortunatley, and if that wasnt enough, my graphic card cant even handle the Pixel Shader. I have to spend about another 50 bucks just to buy a more up-to-date graphic card that can hold Pixel Shader 2.0. -sigh- It sucks. I should’ve just taken it back to the store, but I cant now. Im stuck with it V.V

June 17, 2009 at 11:50 pm
(5) Rosa says:

I’ve been playing the Sims 3 since June 2nd and I have not had any major problems with the game. My sim however does have a problem. She was making drinks on the bar and the drink tray is now stuck on her hand. I even tried to remake drinks that didn’t work. When she is done making drinks she carries the drink tray in her right hand. The tray is stuck on her left. Not sure how that happened.

Please help!!

June 22, 2009 at 7:42 am
(6) Niamh says:

To be really honest im soooooo dspointed in the sims 3. You have ot wait ages for your sim to finish work and their sleeping time. I dont like the lay out either. The sims 3 ruins everything that is good about the sims. you cannot make you own town. I loved maing my own town building houses and seeing how it looked. All that i enjoyed about the sims is gone. I am going to put it away and go back to the Sims 2 what a waste of money is all i have to say. :(

June 28, 2009 at 11:08 pm
(7) Jesi says:

I was please and disappointed with The Sims 3. I got it June 2nd, installed it, found out my graphics card wasn’t anywhere near where it needed to be so I had to buy a whole new one. Then when I finally got to play the game, I was pretty happy with it and it was fun, but I really don’t like how you can’t build your own town, or how you can’t go into any of the community lots. Also building relationships is extremely difficult and the speed thing sucks. I’m thinking about going back to the Sims 2 =/ Too bad I completely uninstalled everything! =[

July 8, 2009 at 3:40 pm
(8) jane says:

well i’m thinking about buying the sims 3 but i already have the sims 2 and a crap load of expansion packs for it so its like what a waste of money and i wasn’t really informed well on the new features of it. any help?

July 19, 2009 at 11:39 pm
(9) Patra says:

I do agree that the time thing is a problem. I love the sims 3 its fun, raising a family, and builing the family home and even if i could be bothered, i make my sims excell in their job.
One time one of my sims had octuplets, that was a challenge…

August 4, 2009 at 7:26 pm
(10) Delia says:

i luved it! except for the time issue. it doesnt really speed up that quickly.

December 4, 2009 at 10:56 am
(11) Molliiii x says:

Hey, well I love the sims 3. My computers new and everything so its not slow at all. However, the sleeping problem is extreemly annoying. Oh, and dont you think the little outfits for the babys are just so adorable lol!
I moved strait from sims 1 to sims 3 so I cant compare sims 2 to sims 3. However compared to sims 3, sims 1 is like…. really rubbish lol x
One last thing. I amk having troubles makeing an account on the sims 3 website, so I cant buy extra stuff for my sims. I just click on make an account, fill in all the details *yes I have done everything right there and yes i have accepted the terms and conditions* but it just goes back the the same screen when i accept it. So irritating. Help please!!???
Love ya x

January 9, 2010 at 5:56 pm
(12) Tweeny741 says:

Yea that same thing happen to me when registering..the only solution is too use another computer..unfortunatley

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