SimCity: Societies

  • SimCity: Societies
62
Based on 23 scores, 25 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    2
  • Good:
    3
  • Average:
    3
  • Bad:
    15

Pros:

  • Good graphics.
  • Easy learning curve.
  • Fun for children.

Cons:

  • Too easy for most adult players.
  • Game is way too easy.

Expert reviews and ratings

By BrightHub on 80

SimCity Societies isnt the same SimCity type video game you remember from the other titles you have played in this popular franchise. In this title the new concept is sound enough, but the way they implement the new system isnt very focused. This...

By Yet Another Review Site on 60

I have never really understood the point of God sims like Sim City. To me they always seemed like RTS games but without a point or objective. I could never imagine going into C&C red alert, building up a base with an army, and then doing nothing with...

By PC Advisor on 60

SimCity Societies is interesting enough if youre just looking for a casual bit of click-and-drag, but if youre looking for the sense of depth and complexity that made the previous SimCity titles so memorable you might find yourself feeling...

By Good Gear Guide on 65

Societies is interesting enough if youre just looking for a casual bit of click and drag but if youre looking for the sense of depth and complexity that made the previous SimCity titles so memorable, you might find yourself feeling...

By IT Reviews on -

Pleasing neither fans of The Sims nor of SimCity, SimCity Societies is an experiment of sorts, but its not a coherent or interesting game. EA Games - SimCity Societies price Buy SimCity Societies securely online at a bargain price £34.99 inc. VAT...

By V3.co.uk on 80

Not for experienced gamers, but younger players will enjoy it a...

By Game Chronicles Magazine on 62

SimCity Societies isn’t really a SimCity game, but it can be entertaining nonetheless, provided that it gets patched up in the near future so that it doesn’t crash every few minutes. If you like the idea of building up a city and watching it...

By About.com on 60

"SimCity Societies" Features Build cities based on culture, behaviors, and societal values. Small town, industrial, capitalist, romantic, fun, contemplative, authoritarian, and cyberpunk are the types of cities you can build. 350 building types....

By GamePyre on 86

This review was by far the hardest review that I have ever done because of the many conflicting factors involved. First, Im a veteran of SimCity and I love the series, 2nd, I absolutely despise EA for their monopolistic tactics and sell-out...

By Gaming Nexus on 23

SimCity games are always tough to review. On the one hand, they’re generally fun to mess around with. On the other hand, you start wondering what the point is. On the third hand you’ve got Wittgenstein.SimCity: Societies is fun to mess...

By Play TM on 45

Electronic Arts and Maxis have had a long and healthy relationship when it comes to the SimCity series. Many of us Im sure spent long nights building a bustling metropolis before launching an alien invasion or a citywide fire, cackling madly. But for...

By NZGamer on 80

Since its early days, SimCity has always been known as a good fit for the particular, precise gamer, one who has the patience to carefully place zones, trace roads across town to allow for perfect flow, make careful decisions around the best way to...

By Gameplay Monthly on -

EA Games IntroductionSimCity Societies is the 5th major release in the SimCity franchise. EA chose not to go with simply calling the game "SimCity 5" due to the remarkable differences (as well as the fact that it wasnt developed by...

By GameSpot on 60

The addictive gameplay of the SimCity series is completely missing in this lackluster spinoff....

By GameZone on 87

del.icio.us | Digg This | Glink It The past summer, here in southwest Idaho, saw a lot of road construction, and building construction taking place. Each time driving, navigating the detours and trying to avoid inevitable delays proved fruitless...

By GameSpy on 60

EAs novel new approach to the SimCity franchise does away with all the minutia of urban planning and instead invites players to create a city with some real personality. Youll be able to create anything from a grimy factory town to an Orwellian...

By IGN Gear on 58

The idea of a SimCity game that doesnt involve the careful placement of on-ramps, power lines or RCI zones scares some people. They simply wont accept that a game bearing the SimCity brand doesnt include the core features that fans have come to...

By 1UP on 63

VIDEO: Head over to our videos page to check out all SimCity Societies footage!Oh, ye faithful SimCity fans, all that ye've heard is true! SimCity: Societies breaks faith with the franchise we knew and loved! Series newcomer Tilted Mill forsakes...

By Cheat Code Central on 60

Every so often, we find a game that is a clear victim of troubled branding. The latest example is Tilted Mill's pitiable spin-off, SimCity Societies. Here we have a game that is clearly not attempting to ape the existing games in Maxis' famed...

By Games Radar on 70

Nov 13, 2007Would the hardcore SimCity communities please put away their pitchforks and torches? SimCity Societies is definitely an extreme change from previous mainline SimCity titles - did developer Tilted Mill Entertainment ever once say that they...