The Sims Bustin' Out
What's with the Low Scores?
EA actually knew what they were doing when they made the Gameboy Advance version. The gameplay of the console versions, are just to complex for a handheld. You can't create graphics that stand up to the Gamecube, and expect it to win. It's a handheld system, think about the graphics on the HANDHELD. Also, the gameplay was fantastic too. In my opinion, it makes "The Sims" a lot more fun, giving goals, and a storyline to the series, similar to "The Urbz" on the Gameboy Advance and Gamecube. Amazing game 8/10
Actually, Not Bad
Everyone seems to be giving this game a really low score. That is not the case in my opinion. It may not have the BEST graphics or gameplay but its better than what you would expect from a GBA Sims game, and for what its worth, its pretty fun. With all the other new, exciting games out there I would probably suggest passing up this one, but, if you are looking for a game with a pretty decent gameplay, GBA graphics, and funky music, as well as a cheap tag price, then consider grabbing this one. I would especially tell people who consider DS there first choice of gaming console and have a DS light or older model to consider picking it up.
not a good game
Okay the thing is, i bought this game because i wanted a handheld sims. but it stinks, you have to go around doing everybody's errands instead of going around and doing what you want to do. the graphics aren't as good as on the PS2. your sims don't even talk, they just mumble and don't have any expression. if you want some really good games, check out the sims bustin' out, the sims 2, and the original sims on PS2, gamecube, or your own PC. unless you are a little kid or your parents just are two stupid to have Teen Games such as the good ones, i wouldn't recommend this game to anybody, anywhere of anytime. *oh and by the way, try the new sims 3, my best friend has it and he said the graphics are to die for* P.S. don't kill yourself
Not so great but not the worst.
I remember getting this game when I was like 11 or 12 ? I'm 15 now and when I think about when I use to play the game, I wouldn't say it was the worse game. People who are used to the Sims PC games and bigger consoles and better graphics would of course not like this game but I grew up with the Sims games for GBA and I didn't think the game was that bad. Than I started playing better Sims games with better graphics like "The Sims Urbz" and "The Sims 2" for game cube plus "The Sims Bustin out" for Playstation 3 and I understood how bad this game actually was. Bad graphics and you dont get to do what you want to. Dont get it.
A fun little adventure game.
I'm going to go ahead and laugh at the two low rated posts, because one expected a sims game on the GBA to replicate the complicated game on the PC and PS2, with it's far inferior parameters. Sims Bustin' Out on GBA is by no means a typical "The Sims" game, It's an adventure game where you explore a town, helping people out and doing oddjobs, dealing with your motives and having fun little conversations with npc. It's kinda like a dating Sim to be perfectly honest, with lots of fun little minigames.