SimCity 4

Game review by Common Sense Media, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 11+

City building sim offers great entertainment & education.

Windows 2003

Parents say

age 9+

Based on 7 reviews

Kids say

age 8+

Based on 21 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 9+

good for administrative skills, experimentation, and creativity

You get an open slate of where you want to place stuff to see how your city grows. You have to balance a budget of not spending more than you take in (personal finance). The only down side to this is that the game can be addictive. You can't not spend hours in front of the screen to build up a complex city.

This title has:

Great messages
Easy to play/use
age 18+


this game is bad. :-(

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much swearing
Too much consumerism
Easy to play/use

Game Details

  • Platform: Windows
  • Available online?: Not available online
  • Publisher: Electronic Arts
  • Release date: October 7, 2003
  • Genre: Simulation
  • ESRB rating: E
  • Last updated: November 4, 2015

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