"A Week in the Life of The Sims 2"

#Games

Tue, Nov 2nd, 2004 22:02 by capnasty NEWS

Something Awful is one of the funniest sites around -- mostly because they're so mean about everything. I particularly love this trashing review of everyone's favourite game, The Sims 2. And yes, that above is Marduk and he sure is a looker.

If you haven't heard of The Sims by now then you should probably have your Internet privileges revoked. It was a game in which you micro-managed and babied a family of petulant and unruly jerks, trying to keep them from burning or electrocuting themselves to death long enough to spend the hour it takes to pee. The Sims was fun until you had pretty much explored the limits of the game and got tired of your gibberish-screaming posse of louts and ordered them into the pool for a summary execution. The Sims 2, recently released by Maxis, brings us a much prettier version of the same, with all new and exciting ways to herd or harm your Sims. For the purposes of informing our readers, and because I love nothing more than being a sadist in computer games, I have detailed a week in the life of The Sims 2.

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