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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:9.1

    A great game... if you stick at it.

    Without a doubt one of the best 'God' series ever made, SimCity 4 is by far the best of them all. Let's break it down: Gameplay This aspect of SimCity 4 is a mixed bag. It's relatively simple to get to grips with... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7.9

    Not a great step up from Sim City 3000, but still an impressively polished game that stays true to the series.

    Will Wright is most likely known now for his work on "The Sims", the worlds best selling computer game of all time, the people simulator. But before you were playing with little computer people and learning simlish, ther... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.6

    The Simcity series gets better

    SimCity 4 is the forth main step-up in the city building series. A rush hour expansion pack was also released. And now a deluxe edition is now available in games retails near you. First I would like to start by sayin... Read Full Review

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

    The best SimCity of them all.

    Well, this game has been running 10 years strong. With the help of the community members at Simtropolis, this game is so much more than it would have been, almost reinventing the game. With the looks of it, this will ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7.5

    This classic is THE city builder, it's still the best

    With SC4 you can create amazing cities of all kinds, from futuristic and distinctively Middle Eastern Dubai to dense Hong Kong to beautiful European towns with their unique architecture, to sci-fi cities on Mars, to slee... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7.7

    I've seen better games, and I've seen worse.

    Sim City 4 is a decent game worth playing. You get to design a city of your dreams with all of the neccestities. But sudden twists, and high demand make for a troublesome city. There are so many possibilities that make u... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.7

    This game is a fun strategy game with a few technical problems

    This game is a great strategy game that makes you build your own city. It IS the best in the series and nothing else can beat the fun creativity of Sim city 4. Although it has some technical difficulties it is still a gr... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.5

    Greatest city simulation

    If you ever wondered how is the feeling to be a mayor, you should play this game. It is the greatest simulation of all time, and mainly the greatest SIM game of all. For some players it's hard to keep the budget up abo... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8

    Educational, Expansive, Entertaining

    The first thing to note about this simulation is the amount of governmental knowledge you can learn. It challenges you to not only understand the dynamics of city planning and management, but to utilize the understanding... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.2

    SimCity 4 is a wonderful city building game that should not be ignored by those who like strategy.

    As SimCity is in its fourth generation, you may think it would get old, but for strategy lovers, it just gets better. SC4's gameplay is very in depth. It is much harder than previous games, but once you learn it, you... Read Full Review

    1 of 3 users found the following review helpful