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Score Breakdown Based on 1761 ratings
  1. 10 (138)
  2. 9 (85)
  3. 8 (175)
  4. 7 (261)
  5. 6 (203)
  6. 5 (214)
  7. 4 (149)
  8. 3 (128)
  9. 2 (130)
  10. 1 (278)

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  • Review Score:4

    At first there seems to be a lot under the hood

    Have you ever wanted to create and manage your very own society? If so, you need to wait for that game to come out, because Simcity Societies is all about placing a few buildings and push a few buttons here and there.... Read Full Review

    21 of 23 users found the following review helpful

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  • Review Score:2

    A complete letdown!

    When I first got Sim City: Societies, I was expecting the Sim City gameplay we got from all the other ones, but with some kind of new social engine, or something. Come to my surprise, Its totally different, and much wors... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:4

    If your a fan of the series, you're not a fan of this. Look! A little face! ---> (0_0*)

    SimCity is a simulation game made by Will Wright, master of simulation games. since its debut, SimCity has made players try to find a way to make a city run and function while keeping it's citizens happy. Of course there... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:6

    A good, fun enjoyable game. But if you want the latest installment in the SimCity series, don't buy this game.

    SimCity Societies has received some bad reviews over time. Mainly written by people expecting the game to be like the other SimCity games. I haven't got any of the games so can't compare it to them. The game play is appa... Read Full Review

    6 of 6 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:6

    This would have been a great game.

    I'm a Sim City fan, but I like the casual gameplay and near-infinite customization of this installment in the series. On a grade for pure gameplay, graphics, sound, value and tilt (I know, it's the pre-June 2007 scoreshe... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:3

    another franchise gone down the drain .....

    Franchise games should conform to the same rules as franchise businesses - keep the same (or very similar set of rules) and upgrade on that .... instead of getting a simcity game with a new degree of complexity and de... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:6

    I don't disagree with Gamespot.

    All flash, that's it. Nothing else. Nada. I just sat at the computer placing this building here, the other one there, watched people move, the end. Wait one moment... I thought it was a city builder, not an urban dollhou... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:3

    Sim City has become a fun addition to the sim series, but recently it has become something we might like to forget.

    We all know Sim City to be a game where you are the mayor and you must build and succeed at making a large and envied city. Doing this involves processes like managing economy, health, crime, and pollution. As the game f... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:5.5

    What happened to the fun?

    What happened to the Sim City game that use to make it fun to micomanage? I think that the game lost something when you no longer watched the buildings grow out of nothing. I found that I miss striving to get skyskrapers... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:3

    What have they done to the franchise I once loved?

    Graphics: Childish, but at the same time textured and quite colorful. There is no real problem with the actual buildings themselves, but the frame rate lags on even higher end computers, creating endless frustration. Not... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:5.5

    This is not like the rest of Simcity games....

    Simcity Societies takes a fresh new approach from the past Simcity games released. Past Simcity games had been made by company called Maxis, whose originator is Will Wright, a gaming genius who has made games likes of Th... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful