Has all that Sims charm, from animations to voiceovers, You can approach quests in a number of different ways, Some of the herospecific skills are really neat.
Rich graphics and art design; excellent music; Patrick Stewart voiceover; dire chinchilla subtext.
Quests become a repetitious chore, Too little freedom to live as you wish, Dollhouse elements are greatly restricted.
Restrictive gameplay; fussy camera; occasional bugs force you to quit quests.
By Gaming Nexus on May 03, 2011
The original The Sims brought out a frightening dark side in me, every time I picked up the game. Everything would be fine for an hour or so, as I was happily guiding and watching my virtual people. But then, inevitably, Something Bad would happen,...85
By itreviews.com on April 27, 2011
There's a danger that Sims Medieval falls a bit between two ducking stools. On the one hand, it's too RPG-lite for avid role-players; on the other, traditional Sims fans might find the highly structured kingdom building and questing all too...80
By Game Chronicles Magazine on April 21, 2011
As a longtime reviewer and fan of The Sims franchise, I’ve played just about every incarnation of the series and enjoyed most of its many expansions. Even as much as I love The Sims, though, even I have to admit that I was beginning to wonder if...86
By GameSpot on April 12, 2011
Playing The Sims Medieval is like looking at your neighbor's vacation slides: You're hearing about someone else's grand adventure rather than having one of your...60
By GamePlanet on April 11, 2011
A break from tradition, for sure, but many existing fans may rue the lack of freedom in the latest addition to The...70
By NZGamer on April 05, 2011
The fans have been howling for this one, and lo, their prayers have been answered: the deranged chaos of The Sims has been picked up and plonked down in the middle of Ye Olde Sunset Valley. Verily, The Sims Medieval is upon us, a game where the...85
By Hooked Gamers on April 04, 2011
Once you have got past this initial teething problem though, The Sims Medieval starts to open up a little. The main aim of the game is to build a kingdom and manage it in the way you see fit. You will take on a number of...70
By Strategy Informer on April 04, 2011
Experimentation is often a double edged sword. With The Sims third generation now arguably reaching its twilight (judging by where we are expansion wise), the time had come once again for EA to look at what they wanted to do next. Instead of simply...85
By AtomicGamer on April 02, 2011
After more than a decade and 100 million copies sold, there's no arguing The Sims is one of the most popular game franchises in history. What could be argued is whether or not The Sims have worn out their welcome. Having done everything in the last...80
By ImpulseGamer on April 01, 2011
In the end, The Sims Medieval is definitely one of the best releases of this series in a long time and the tweaked gameplay and new direction of the game will not only be pleasing to existing fans but also newcomers to the series who will easily be...84