Summary: This is a different spin on the SimCity series. Very fun and addictive all the same. Alittle bit more on the casual side than the others but still very complex and in- depth. In some ways I think this formula is even more fun than the originals.
Summary: I am aware of the negative press accorded this game (good ideas let down by poor or convoluted logic driving it). Having played it for an hour, I realized something -- the background music and the freedom to create and adjust a custom built city was fun, relaxing, and therapeutic.
Summary: I found this game to be very entertaing. I had a lot of fun placing my own buildings instead of having them randomly appear. Many people compare this game to SC4 saying it's not the same. You can't compare the two because they have different types of gameplay.
Summary: It is unfortunate to see that this page of reviews is plagued with people merely complaining, "OMG, this isn't SimCity... I've been a fan for years and I am SOOOO disappointed." What these overly critical reviewers do not realize is that this is not supposed to be the next big SimCity game (as they...
Summary: I enjoyed playing SC Societies much more than SC 4. I found dealing with zoning and budgets to be tedious and boring. I disliked the fact that I had no real say regarding the demographics of my cities.
Summary: I've been a simcity fan when they first came out. I think that this was their remedy to not being able to produce Simville which was supposed to be a combo for Simcity and The Sims fans. Yes, when I bought it there were bugs, which the patch has since remedied and so far so good.
Excerpt: The nth installment (sorry, I lost count) of the great SimCity games since SimCity 2000 released in the early 1990's. Before I start however, if you didn't like the previous games then please stop reading now, (I'm getting a hang of this word..