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8.4
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Score Breakdown Based on 6714 ratings
  1. 10 (1182)
  2. 9 (3011)
  3. 8 (1874)
  4. 7 (374)
  5. 6 (98)
  6. 5 (53)
  7. 4 (24)
  8. 3 (12)
  9. 2 (9)
  10. 1 (77)

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  • Review Score:9.8

    Wonderful.

    I personally hold Maxis in very high standings. I have owned and played every Maxis game to this date. The best of all of them (in my opinion) is the SimCity series. SimCity 4 it beautiful. I love the region addition, th... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:10

    fun but takes a while

    Sim City 4 is fun because you get get to make your own cities but it takes to long to get sky scrapers and when you do it get hard to do the car driving missions; what they should do is remake this game and make it where... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.5

    The best city-building game ever! Why? Because......

    When looking back at the best simulator games, city building games have never been fully appreciated. Is it because there are so few of these games, or just because no one cares about building cities? But, take a look ag... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9

    Build, built, building one more thing honey I promiss

    Reviews must be 100 words minimum. Any disruptive posting - such as excessive exclamation points, duplicate text, or all caps - is subject for removal. Do not copy content from another critic or user review; plagiarism i... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7.2

    ARISVAL Pallatao SAYS this game sucks! But who cares, I like making a city!

    Want to build your own city from scratch? Wanna have them all filipinos or having them all blacks have crime everywhere? Just kidding, but this game is not racist at all its just so addictive. You want tall building fo... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:10

    Fantastic graphics, gameplay, sounds... If you loved the earlier SimCities, you will love this even more.

    Simcity 4 is like SC3000, with better graphics, great music and sound effects, improved gameplay, and of course, with more stuff to play with. If you havn't played the earlier SimCities, this game might feel quite har... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7.4

    Simple, fun, and addictive!

    I will not focus on the graphics and sound quality, or gameplay of the game. For it's purpose, the games features suits the player's needs quite well, in my opinion. What I found most amazing about this game was its ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.5

    A good game... but not masterpiece.

    SimCity 4 is a good simulation game but a little hardy for casual players because it have a learning curve of about 60 minutes and it takes a lot a management ( thats the goal of the game ). Graphics are just ok, noth... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:6.5

    Pretty fun, mission are kinda fun back distract from city building

    It pretty fun. i've been a fan of sim city since it was a VGA dos game. City connections and large transportation system gives much possibilities in this game. After playing for a few day and building a great city I keep... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9

    One of the best Sim Games, made even more enjoyable with user-created content.

    The Sim City series has always fulfilled a dream of mine... to create my own city as I see fit, zoning how I feel will be efficient, taxing at a rate that allows me to profit but doesn't discourage growth. It's a great s... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful