Parents' Guide to

The Sims 2: Open for Business

By Nikki Douglas, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 16+

Teens can be the boss in this OK installment.

Game Windows 2006
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this game.

Community Reviews

age 10+

Based on 1 parent review

age 10+

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
Great role models

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (1):
Kids say (3):

The game doesn't deliver on all its potential, but it does teach good entrepreneurial skills to teen players. Also, like all Sims titles, this game offers never-ending creative options. Fans of the franchise may wish that they could build businesses that more closely matched Sims career tracks, so they could open an office, a medical clinic, a fast food place, etc. But, overall, the game does fill a hole in the Sims universe.

Game Details

  • Platform: Windows
  • Available online?: Not available online
  • Publisher: Electronic Arts
  • Release date: May 4, 2006
  • Genre: Simulation
  • ESRB rating: T for Sexual situations, crude humor.
  • Last updated: November 4, 2015

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