The Sims

The Sims 3

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The Sims are back with new and exciting features

In The Sims 3 for Mac, the legendary Sims saga is back with a new version that includes many new exciting features. View full description

PROS

  • You can finally get out of home
  • Finding a job and making new friends is now easier
  • Sim editor is incredibly detailed
  • Many options to socialize
  • You can customize clothes and furniture with colors and patterns

CONS

  • Some objects are too expensive
  • Can get you really hooked!

Essential
10

In The Sims 3 for Mac, the legendary Sims saga is back with a new version that includes many new exciting features.

Like in previous titles, The Sims 3 has no fixed end: your aim consists of creating a human-like creature – a Sim - and managing their existence, looking after all aspects of their lives, from controlling their bladder to achieving the highest position in their professional career.

If you've been following the saga, you'll immediately notice tons of changes and new features in The Sims 3: the first and most important one is probably the fact that you can now get out of your home and visit not only public spaces and community buildings, but also other Sims' houses – and enter them! This freedom of movement in The Sims 3 makes it easier for you to find a job and make new friends in the neighborhood. There are also more options for socializing, and for the first time, you get feedback in real time about what the other Sim is thinking about you.

The Sim editor has been greatly improved and now enables you to customize your Sims to the smallest detail – like defining the length of their eyelashes. There are also more customization options for clothes and furniture, to which you can add your personal touch with colors and patterns. As for the Sim's personality, it's now based on a choice of traits that will definitely affect the way your Sim behaves, reacts and lives.

The Building and Buying modes in The Sims 3 are better organized now and include some improvements that make decoration easier and more enjoyable. The Sims now supports more rotating angles and diagonal placement, so that you can make the most of your house. On the downside, items tend to be more expensive and easily breakable, which means you'll have to save up a lot of 'simoleons' to either get them repaired or upgrade them.

As previous editions, The Sims 3 also has a built-in screenshot and video tool, which will allow you to capture and record sweet memories of the lives of your Sims. And when they pass away, don't forget to pay a visit to the town's graveyard – you may still see them as ghosts!

The Sims 3 is truly an excellent successor in the famous EA saga, including many great features that make the game even more enjoyable.

— User reviews — about The Sims

  • karen232

    by karen232

    "very nice"

    the sims 3 is an amazing game for all ages. Definitely a game you must try. More.

    reviewed on April 21, 2017