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Score Breakdown Based on 939 ratings
  1. 10 (152)
  2. 9 (335)
  3. 8 (278)
  4. 7 (107)
  5. 6 (29)
  6. 5 (11)
  7. 4 (10)
  8. 3 (5)
  9. 2 (1)
  10. 1 (11)

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  • User Rating 10

    More than a 500k megalopolis

    Rated on April 01, 2008 by Don_Remenis

    Everybody's reviews are about the basic game.. So I ll start where they finishing, at the megalopolis stage ! Megapolis (Megalopolis): the ultimate goal of every Simcity nut is to achieve this lev...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6

    Difficulties with earning money make this somewhat fun city builder a bust.

    Rated on November 18, 2010 by Garrison_Ford

    *** SIMCITY *** THE GOOD -Great selection of terrain -Scenario mode is fun -Good audio THE BAD -Fastest game speed isn't fast enough -Difficult to earn money OVERVIEW SimCity is ...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.1

    Sim City accomplishes its goal and makes for addictive play.

    Rated on May 21, 2007 by TechnologoDoom

    Sim City (SNES) accomplishes its goal by sticking to a simple and straightforward style of play. The results are hours of induced game time spent crafting dense cities with aesthetic sensibilities. ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.2

    This is where it all started, and it's still great after all these years.

    Rated on May 26, 2007 by GabuEx

    The SimCity series has come a long way over the years. SimCity 4, the latest in the series, bears only a passing resemblance to the original. But the original is still just as great in its own respe...

    4 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    A great game in the line of Maxis-made SIM games, with a few Nintendo-exclusives thrown in.

    Rated on January 07, 2006 by SgtFlaman

    Sim City, the brainchild of Will Wright is by far the most recognized simulation series in existence. And SimCity for SNES is no different. Similar to the PC version with a few addtitions such as Bows...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6.9

    Still has some of the charm I remembered, but doesn't hold up well enough to compete with other recent games.

    Rated on June 08, 2007 by superchunli

    I loved this game back in the day - I'd been reading for a while about Sim City on the PC, and was really anxious to try it. This version, with it's simplistic (relatively) inputs and Nintendo themed ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.1

    A fun classic!

    Rated on June 12, 2007 by Redmarble

    I remember first playing this game over ten years ago, I didn't get the appeal, but I recently picked up a copy at an old Half-price store for $4, and I found myself playing for hours at a time. By...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    I am NOT suprised that this game is a 1,000,000 seller.This is an awe-inspiring game that lets you play hours on end!

    Rated on November 08, 2009 by level2460

    Practically one of the best games I have ever touched. Eh-hem? Oh yes, here is the scores... Graphics = 65/100 Even though it is 2-D, the buildings still look very nice. Sound = 85/100 ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5

    one of those games thats gonna go on till the year 3000

    Rated on June 22, 2008 by ekul999

    this is my first review and i think its almost 10:00 pm so sorry if mispelling or sentences dont make sense. If anyone asked me what i thought of the game id say the games just like a wart you dont...

    3 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 3.5

    Low income, testy citizens, and disasters that leave you reeling are quite the intimidating side of this game.

    Rated on June 27, 2008 by nulvix

    Not many people I know are familiar with this game, but the people that do know the first introduction into the Sim CIty series agree with me. We all say that the game was overrated, uninspired, a was...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.