In The Sims 3 for console and handheld, players will be able to create Sims with unique personalities, fulfill their desires…or not, and control their lives within a living neighborhood. Additionally, all-new features make it easier than ever to mess with life as players can unlock the ultimate “Karma Powers” for instant control and unleash them on their Sims. Players can help their Sim “get lucky,” bless them with “instant beauty” or be deviant and curse them with an “epic fail.” But players should use these powers wisely—they may have unexpected results and karma may come back to bite. Never before seen on Nintendo DS, players can use the stylus to build their Sims’ homes with tools, draw walls and floors, and customize virtually everything from décor objects, textures, and more. Players will use the stylus to sculpt their Sims’ facial features, choose hair styles and clothing, and dictate personalities in the most robust Create a Sim yet for a handheld game. In Story Mode, players will control multiple Sims within a family and enjoy life’s special moments. For the first time ever on the Nintendo DS, players can enjoy a complete life simulation as they guide their Sims through completing challenges to unlock additional items, new buildings and landmarks, and more.
The Sims are no strangers to the Nintendo DS, but previous iteration didn’t let players experience the gameplay they have grown to love on the PC. Sims 3 for the DS aims to change all that and sticks close to its roots in order to satiate your god complex on the go. While it does so admirably, it’s no surprise that it does have some shortcomings.As always, you create a Sim from scratch with a wide assortment of customization options, from the basic appearance down to the depth of voice. Depending on the personality traits selected, you then set your Sims’ lifetime goal. From then on it’s a standard Sims affair of finding a job, making money, buying furniture, moving to a bigger house, meeting new Sims, showering, staying entertained, cooking, cleaning...you get the... Read Review