As someone who has 2 other versions of SimCity 2000, I got this thinking it might be fun to play on the go. Boy was I wrong. While the gameplay is mostly the same as in other versions, this version has even fewer options than the PS1 version and the graphics still seem to slow down(always a gripe of mine) while the scroll rate is mind-numbingly slow as well. I think that this game works a lot better as something to sit down and play for a few hours at home on a PC or console instead of trying to build a city while on the bus. I used to play this a lot for the PSX but I only have a total of about 1 hour on this stinker. I just can't seem to get into it. If you want a strategy title for the GBA, there are other options that blow this away. Avoid this unless you really want to build cities on the go.
Despite what the reviews say, it isn't THAT horrible. You must understand that going from a PC to a Game Boy Advance will limit some of the capabilities that it can do. I understand the traffic/rail graphics aren't the... Read Full Review
SimCity 2000 is one of the worst kinds of ports. It appears to emulate the PC version while taking reasonable depth reductions but this is only a facade. The game shoots itself in the foot by making the SimCitizens even ... Read Full Review