The Sims 3 (3DS)

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

age 15+

First Sims game in 3-D is still intended for older players.

Parents say

age 11+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 18 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 11+

It's fine really

If your kid has ever played a T rated game it should be fine. Also it uses heavy censorship so nothing graphic is shown. And it is also a very fun game for any kid over the age of ten.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Easy to play/use
Too much consumerism

Game Details

  • Platform: Nintendo 3DS
  • Available online?: Not available online
  • Publisher: Electronic Arts
  • Release date: March 27, 2011
  • Genre: Simulation
  • ESRB rating: T for Crude Humor, Mild Violence, Sexual Themes
  • Last updated: August 30, 2016

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