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The Sims 4 is the fourth installment of the life simulation game. It was developed by Maxis and published by Electronic Arts in 2014.
Living the Simulated Life
The Sims 4 follows the footsteps of its predecessors. In this game, you will be able to control the activities and relationships of your Sims. Your decisions will change the lives of everyone living in the community. So you have a great responsibility on your shoulders.
You start the game by choosing the physical and mental traits of your Sim. You can personalize gender, age, height, weight, walk, style, and much more. Once you have created your ideal Sim, you can choose a town for it to live. The game offers Willow Creek and Oasis Springs as options.
Once it has a home, you can go into developing its skills, so your Sim can meet its aspirations in life. You also have to take care of its needs to keep it satisfied. Every decision you make has consequences. Your decisions determine the health, wealth, and happiness of your Sim.
Graphics and Gameplay: Missed Opportunities
The expectations for the long awaited Sims 4 were high. Fans were looking forward to dazzling new graphics and innovative gameplay. It misses the marks on both of these areas. The graphics look a lot like the Sims 3 with minor improvements, and the gameplay does not offer anything new.
New players will probably still enjoy the game because it is built on the solid ideas of the series, but hardcore fans will find a lot to criticize. Due to the change to a new game engine, features like swimming pool, cars, and toddlers were eliminated. Also, Sims 4 lacks the spontaneity and humor of its predecessors.
For new players, Sims 4 is a worthy investment to find out what others have enjoyed for years. Hardcore fans might want to decide whether they want to give this version a try.