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Wednesday, December 10 2008

Expansion Review: Spore Creepy & Cute Parts Pack

Tired of slapping together creatures with the same old parts from Spore’s original creature creator? EA hopes that the Spore Creepy & Cute Parts Pack will be a shot in the arm that you, the Spore junkie, will crave.


Thursday, September 18 2008

Spore

Ideally, Spore is more like a bucket of crayons than a copy of Candy Land -- it's a tool for creating, not a game to be won, lost, or even completed.


Thursday, June 26 2008

SimCity Societies

Tilted Mill was so preoccupied with simplifying the game mechanics that they, in fact, made it too simple -- by disallowing failure, Societies is stripped of the joy of success.


Wednesday, December 1 2004

Urbz: Sims in the City

If, in the electronic evolutionary chain, Tomagotchi are the first stage of pocket life, Urbz are Stanley Kubrick's ape witnesses to the monolith.


Wednesday, November 17 2004

The Sims 2

While The Sims was indeed fascinating, there was a bit too much 'unreality' and a strong sense of the mundane thrown in.


Wednesday, November 19 2003

The Sims Online

Barnum would be proud of the whole enterprise and is undoubtedly smiling from his grave.


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