More of the same Sims stuff.
Lots of new features. Easy to learn. Teaches you a bit about real-life geography.
New gameplay mechanics while exploring tombs; hours of new storybased objectives; tons of new internationally themed items
Boring errands; wonky movement controls; unimpressive new sandboxes.
No easy way to enter the basements you can now build.
Just when you thought you were out (of Sims 3), World Adventures pulls you back in; Prepare to lose a lot of hours to this one.
By Game Chronicles Magazine on June 16, 2010
Available less than half a year after the release of the best-selling life simulator The Sims 3, The Sims 3 World Adventures adds three international vacation locales, Simified versions of real-world cultures, for your Sims to visit and explore: Shang...82
By Realm of Gaming on February 15, 2010
For me, a casual gamer who likes to be productive as much as possible in life, The Sims 3 is a nightmare. It is truly an addiction - the more you play, the more you want to play. You start playing after work at 6pm and after dinner (if you can get...40
By Macworld on January 10, 2010
For every moment where your Sim discovers an ancient relic or defeats an opponent in sparring, you appreciate how detailed and fun the Sims can be. But unfortunately, World Adventures is a rather thin expansion pack that would be a free update for...70
By Blogcritics on December 18, 2009
The Sims 3 launches the first expansion pack, World Adventures, which features adventures in China, France, and Egypt. Different locales and new items/actions within the same interface make this installation yet another must have expansion. Begin the...80
By ElectricPig.co.uk on December 15, 2009
Not just a retread but a new Sims...60
By PC Mag on December 11, 2009
This entertaining addition to the lively Sims 3 universe expands your world and lets you get more out of...80
By Stuff NZ on December 10, 2009
The Sims has traditionally been known as a series with a plethora of expansion packs and additional content to purchase, with well over fifteen titles being released in one way or another building on both The Sims and The Sims 2. Now, Electronic Arts...-
By NZGamer on December 09, 2009
The first of The Sims 3 expansion packs has finally hit the shelves. And after the core title was released to ecstatic reception (Sims fans are passionate creatures) expectations for this first expansion pack have been sky-high. Simmers spoke...87
By GamePlanet on December 09, 2009
The Sims 3: World Adventures is simply one of the best expansions for a Sims title to date, providing an excellent experience for you and your Sims, and really reinvigorating the...90
By PC Advisor on December 07, 2009
The Sims 3: World Adventures adds so much, it feels more like a sequel than an expansion pack. Sims fans will love all the new additions in here. It’s guaranteed to impress and may be the most ambitious expansion in the franchise yet, adding hours...80