Excerpt: The Sims 2 University is the first expansion pack to the sales-record-breaking The Sims 2 ( review 93%) game. This expansion pack adds a new College Town for your Sims to study. Yep, the Sims are going to college! Wild parties, skipping class, streaking at will... college is great, isn't it?
Summary: Parents need to know that the Sims in this game are college students who drink, have sex, and even streak around their dorm and town (in addition to going to class and studying, of course). Players can also use their influence to pressure their peers to pull a prank or kiss another character.
Excerpt: The Sims 2 University, an introduction. Last year we looked at probably the most anticipated PC sequel of all time, The Sims 2. The Sims sold an incredible amount of games and its everlasting appeal was down to its expansion packs more than anything else.
Conclusion: have to focus on schoolwork. And you thought those long nights from your own life of writing term papers were gone and forgotten! But you can also use the “influence” gameplay options to lift the burden of homework from your young shoulders by getting other Sims on campus to do your work for you.
Summary: We love the Sims, so you can imagine our excitement when we heard that Maxis was developing an expansion for . Not that it was unexpected though, after all, Maxis had developed more than a half a dozen expansions for the original Sims so was practically inevitable.
Summary: There are three things you can count on: death, taxes, and Sims expansion packs. We can do without the first two, but we'll happily take the latter. The original The Sims received a whopping seven expansions, and now The Sims 2 receives its first pack in the form of The Sims 2 University.
Pros: Lots of intriguing new strategic options, Great new music, Engaging new items, New careers and career rewards
Cons: Bland depiction of college life, lame pranks, Slowdowns and more tedious loading screens than ever, Fails to adequately address some existing issues