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The Sims Life Stories
6.4 out of 10

The Sims Life Stories

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Overall 7
7.0

PC Review - 'The Sims: Life Stories'

WorthPlaying
21 July 2007
  • Excerpt: Genre: Simulation Publisher: Electronic Arts Developer: Maxis Release Date: February 6, 2007 Since the release of the original The Sims for the PC in 2000, it seems as if a new Sims title — standalone or expansion — is constantly popping onto store shelves.
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Overall 7
7.2

The Sims Life Stories

Gameguru Mania
10 June 2007
  • Excerpt: The Sims Life Stories is the first game in the The Sims Stories series. The game is a laptop optimized (and lower end desktop computers) version of The Sims 2, and bears similarities to the console ports of sims games.
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Overall 8
8.0

Expert Review

TheStar.com
19 March 2007
  • Excerpt: With The Sims Life Stories, EA takes its long running and phenomenally successful The Sims franchise and strips it all down to essentials. As such, it's not nearly as comprehensive nor as long playing as its chart-topping pedigree would seem to mandate, but there's a reason for that.
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Overall 8
8.0

The Sims Life Stories

Evergeek
19 March 2007
  • Excerpt: With The Sims Life Stories, EA takes its long running and phenomenally successful The Sims franchise and strips it all down to essentials. As such, it's not nearly as comprehensive nor as long playing as its chart-topping pedigree would seem to mandate, but there's a reason for that.
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Overall 9
8.5
Gameplay 9
8.5
Graphics 8
7.5
Sound 8
7.5

Expert Review

Kikizo
27 February 2007
  • Conclusion: The game shines in its implementation and polish. Its stories are fun, enjoyable and challenging. The interface is clean, slick and comprehensive, without being unduly complicated. The game's depth is unrivalled, with play lasting for many hours and with many unexpected twists, turns and Easter eggs...
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The Sims Life Stories PC Review

TGSN
26 July 2007
  • Excerpt: The countless number of special editions and expansion packs may have led many to believe that the franchise was beginning to run dry. But the recent release of a new spin-off series has successfully re-energised this popular brand.
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Overall 5
5.0

The Sims Life Stories Review

PALGN
11 March 2007
Overall 5
5.0

The Sims Life Stories PC Review

DarkZero
2 March 2007
  • Excerpt: Life Stories is a new standalone game in the hugely successful Sims series. Lately we’ve seen many expansion packs, so many in fact even the most hardened fan would struggle to keep up.
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Overall 7
7.0

The Sims Life Stories - PC

Pocket Lint
16 February 2007
  • Pros: It’s more Sims!, nicely structured, it’ll keep you hooked
  • Cons: It’s more Sims!, not much freedom, not for Sims haters
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Overall 7
7.0

The Sims Life Stories Review

Eurogamer
13 February 2007
  • Conclusion: While some may bristle at a £30 price tag for what looks like a truncated version of an existing game, it really is a different product for a different audience. I realise I'll probably have to surrender my testicles for admitting as much, but I chuckled at most of the soapy plot twists and, come...
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