Excerpt: In their quest to make a game that is just as realistic as real life itself, EA Games have finally added the weather to their line of Sims games. It was actually advertised as a feature of Sims 2, but due to problems with raining indoors, the release has been put back to now, in expansion pack five.
Excerpt: Genre: Simulation Publisher: Electronic Arts Developer: Maxis Release Date: February 20, 2007 The Sims 2: Seasons brings to the series what no other previous expansion pack was able to: real-time weather.
Excerpt: The Sims 2 Seasons is the fifth expansion pack to the sales-record-breaking The Sims 2 game. Seasons brings what the title implies - the four seasons - to the mix. It includes weather, gardening, fishing, and a few new career paths.
Seasons doesn't add a lot of groundbreaking stuff to The Sims 2. And you know what? That's actually OK.
28 February 2007
Summary: By now, you've probably heard about The Sims. It all started with a little idea of controlling the lives of autonomous characters called "sims," and it took off in a big way to become a best-selling game series on multiple platforms--and on the PC, the series became infamous for its many expansion...
Pros: New seasons add useful group activities, Fishing and farming offer a relaxing change of pace
Excerpt: Life can get rather boring for a Sim; every now and then they need something new to do. Thankfully over the past few years they have been given the opportunity to attend University and go out on the town in Nightlife .
Conclusion: Viewed as a whole, Seasons is a strange expansion. The biggest change - weather - is one that impacts your game in a mostly subtle background way, rather than redefining your Sims world in appreciable gameplay terms.