Fun game but different play style compared to the older games
D. Michael, Amazon
23 September 2010
Summary: The game is fun, but you also have to realize that it's different than the older SimCity games. It focuses more on how different buildings provide different citizen types and trying to get them to work together.
Summary: Much of what hardcore Sim City fans love about previous games are missing from Societies. However, there are some fun new features and aspects of this new take on Sim City. This game will require a lot from your graphics card, and you may even need to upgrade just to get the game to start.
Summary: I have been A fan of SimCity games since the 1st. I thing this version is too geared toward new players. I takes the Micro-Managing out of the game, to an extent. I like the Graphics and the interface, but they made a game that is more like a SimCity LITE.
Summary: It is unfortunate that the Sim City franchise has put out a product that is so full of bugs that many users are unable to play the game at all. The Sim City forums are full of reports of technical problems, ranging from system crashes, to memory leaks.
Not Simcity, but somewhat entertaining nonetheless
B. Dowling "Gamer", Amazon
15 November 2007
Summary: If you're reading this, the odds are that you have some basic understanding of the premise of this game and already understand that it is NOT in line with the historic Simcity franchise. It's meant to be more of a hybrid between The Sims and Simcity.
This missed but something good is on the horizon...Cities XL
Mike "Movie Buff", Amazon
15 November 2007
Summary: I will admit that I had faith in Tilted Mill for taking the huge task of blending Simcity and The Sims together into Simcity Societies. After all they did a nice job in Children of the Nile. It wasn't a "blow me out of the water" hit, but it was nice.
Summary: What's this? I can't believe it. While it is an interesting addition that players can now choose the buildings they want in their cities, the game keeps you far too busy mindlessly placing buildings rather than focusing on the strategies of why establishments are closing and what not.
Summary: I bought this product today, and I noticed that the system requirements are pretty hefty, including newer video cards. So, if you are like me, who has basic computer, you might not be able to play it.
Bugs and performance dips take a kick out of what should have been amazing!
17 September 2008
Excerpt: I've always been a fan of the Sim City games, ever since I understood how to put down water pipes and that you don't just build houses, you build zones and the population build the houses (amazing huh!