Conclusion: MySims Agents is a solid entry in the series filled with memorable encounters and characters. Fans of MySims Kingdom will certainly enjoy the change of setting. While older players will breeze through it and yearn for more things to see and do, younger ones will enjoy the minigames, agency customization, and quirky cases. So long as you approach it on its own terms, MySims Agents is a title well worth investigating.
Excerpt: My Sims Agents grabbed me, put me in an interrogation room, and grilled me for hours. Okay, not really, but this Wii game captivated my interest better than any video game has in some time. The player starts out as a detective, solving cases in his town. He eventually becomes a secret agent, and has to solve cases all over the world. Some of the locations are awesome to see. At times I forgot I was supposed to be doing something, because I was enjoying the area so much.
Excerpt: Love mysteries, twisting plots and sinister villains? Love puzzles, adventure and high tech gadgets? Now players can enjoy the thrill of solving the mystery, while re-joining their MySims™ friends. EA Play Label of Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:...
Excerpt: MySims may be a young series, but that hasn’t stopped it becoming a big brand for EA. It all started with town building and since then, there’s been kart racing and a mini game collection. Its most recent foray, MySims Agents is a concoction of the adventure, puzzle and platform genres. With all this took into consideration, you certainly can’t knock the fledging series for variety.
Excerpt: La licence MySims fait désormais partie du paysage vidéoludique. Les "bébés" Sims en sont déjà à leur cinquième volet et ce en deux ans seulement, initiant les plus jeunes aux charmes des jeux vidéo. Les héros des MySims sont donc devenus des personnages familiers. Gino et sa pizzeria, Poppy et son stand de fleur, le garage, la mairie font partie d'un univers connu qui a déjà séduit son public.
Excerpt: I think, and maybe I'm wrong here, but I think that most kids at some point wanted to be a detective. Maybe you wanted to be a Nancy Drew or a Hardy Boy or even an Encyclopedia Brown. There was just something about seeing the unknown and solving it that sounded really cool. EA remembers this and that is exactly what you get to do in MySims: Agents.
Summary: Parents need to know that MySims Agents is a detective adventure where you become a special agent tasked with solving a series of entwined mysteries. Kids must use their wits to solve the mysteries and win the minigames that are educationally challenging. With nifty spy gadgets, over-the-top characters to interrogate, and occasional slapstick humor, the game delivers gumshoe fun for all. This is a review of the Wii version, the DS game is a different game.
Excerpt: Itâ€™s easy to be skeptical with a Sims game. While the idea of guiding a bunch of morons you designed through the rigors of normal life has this unique godlike appeal, the series never seems to know what it is doing, with a variety of bad ideas and pointless expansions drowning the initial kernel of [...