E3 2003 – First Look
The Sims are getting out of the house! The
Sims: Bustin’ Out is a new stand-alone (as in, not an expansion pack)
installment in the hit franchise.
The main change behind Bustin’ Out is the
ability to get your Sim out of the house and into the community interacting with
30 new characters in over a dozen new locations. Depending on your career (of
which there are ten new ones), you can go to various different spots, ranging
from a Gym to a Nightclub. In these areas, you can control all characters in the
area to your bidding task. For example, you can make someone do a triple flip
into a pool or make someone spin LP’s as a DJ in a nightclub. Depending of their
skills, your Sims will meet with varying degrees of success in these matters.
You can also unlock several vehicles with which to cruise around town checking
out the hotspots. Another plus that wasn