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Parents' Guide to

The Sims Double Deluxe

By Common Sense Media, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Engaging game is like playing house in cyberspace.

Game Windows 2003
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Is It Any Good?

Our review:
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Kids say (9 ):

The game takes awhile to get started, but once you've established yourself and your relationships (and accumulated some wealth) it becomes easier and more fun to play -- sort of like real life. It's quite addictive, and you'll be amazed how many hours of your real life have gone by while you installed new bathroom tile, barbecued, shot hoops, and gave backrubs to the neighbors in your suburban Sims world.

The House Party and Livin' Large expansion packs included here increase the activities your Sims can engage in, and introduce a broader range of luxury items they can acquire. Impress your neighbors with a rocking backyard party -- complete with DJ and caterer -- or wow them with your retro designer furniture. But be careful; some of the new items contain secrets or curses that can dramatically upset your doppelgangers' lives.

Game Details

  • Platform: Windows
  • Available online?: Not available online
  • Publisher: Electronic Arts
  • Release date: August 8, 2003
  • Genre: Simulation
  • ESRB rating: T
  • Last updated: November 4, 2015

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