The Sims 3: World Adventures

  • The Sims 3: World Adventures
79
Based on 24 scores, 26 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    6
  • Good:
    13
  • Average:
    3
  • Bad:
    2

Pros:

  • 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

Cons:

  • Boring errands; wonky movement controls; unimpressive new sandboxes.
  • No easy way to enter the basements you can now build.

Expert reviews and ratings

By Game Chronicles Magazine on 82

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...

By Realm of Gaming on 40

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...

By Macworld on 70

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...

By Blogcritics on 80

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...

By ElectricPig.co.uk on 60

Not just a retread but a new Sims...

By PC Mag on 80

This entertaining addition to the lively Sims 3 universe expands your world and lets you get more out of...

By Stuff NZ on -

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 87

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...

By GamePlanet on 90

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...

By PC Advisor on 80

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...

By CNET Australia on 85

World Adventures introduces a number of fresh ideas and a bunch of great new content to the...

By Good Gear Guide on 90

Overall, World Adventures adds so much new content and gameplay that it feels more like a sequel than an expansion pack....

By Gamervision on -

Ever since The Sims 3 came out earlier this year, I have been hooked. The series has always been an addictive time-suck, but the additions and improvements made to the latest life simulator have kept me occupied far more than I would like to admit....

By 1UP on 81

When EA released The Sims 3 earlier this year, one of the major criticisms reviewers leveled at the game was that it lacked content found in The Sims 2. The concern was that Electronic Arts was holding content back so they could charge for it in...

By GameZone on 87

With World Adventures, the Sims 3 receives one of its greatest expansions. If you’re a fan of the original, there’s little doubt that you’ll want this in your...

By IGN Gear on 83

I hope World Adventures sets the pattern for future Sims expansions. Moving beyond just throwing more stuff into a box and putting a price tag on it, this expansion is built on a very compelling and consistent theme that breaks the Sims out of their...

By GamePro on 90

Just when she thought she was free of life development simulation addiction, The Sims 3: World Adventure pulled reviewer and GameGirl Raychul Moore right back in with a barrage of new features, environments, and exotic items to collect. GamePro Score...

By Cheat Code Central on 76

It didn't take long for EA to release the first expansion pack for The Sims 3. Only a few months after the third installment's release, gamers are treated to World Adventures, which is designed to not only provide new content, as any...

International Review By Gamereactor on 70

Sims 3 bragte os tidligere på året et sprudlende byliv. Simmerne gik fra at være hele universets centrum, til blot at være en lille del af et større fællesskab, nemlig en hel by.Sims 3 bragte os tidligere på året...

International Review By Magnus.de on 80

Eine Geldquelle, die anscheinend nie versiegt: Kaum schleicht sich bei den "Sims" Alltag und Routine ein, sorgen Erweiterungen für frischen Wind im virtuellen Leben zwischen Wohnungsausbau, Arbeit und dem Flirt mit der Nachbarin. Im "Sims 3"-Addon...