This game is rated PEGI 12
Our review includes potentially triggering words:
Innuendo, Sex and Sexual Content.
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Posted: 2 years ago, last updated 8 months ago.
- The Sims (2000)
- The Sims Online (2002)
- The Sims 2 (2004)
- The Sims Life Stories (2007)
- The Sims Pet Stories (2007)
- The Sims Castaway Stories (2008)
- The Sims Carnival (2008)
- MySims (2008) on DS
- The Sims 3 (2009)
- The Sims Medieval (2011)
- The Sims Social (2011)
- The Sims FreePlay (2012)
- The Sims 4 (2014)
- The Sims Mobile (2018)
10+ year-olds usually have the required skill to enjoy this game. Still, it's important for parents and guardians to consider the maturity required to process the game content. Although The Sims isn't designed for children with its complex tools and extensive reading. However, as Sabrina Culbya described in her Games for Change talk, with support even young children can enjoy playing with and building, architecture and characters. There is considerable learning possible. For younger players the cheat codes can help ease difficulties and enhance play.
Our Game Pathways reveal how 19-year-olds play this game:
- 19-year-old: Focusing On An Individual Life
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You can customise the difficulty by adjusting settings in the game. There are also cheat codes you can look up and use to adjust how the game works.
Fully playable with just a mouse or pointer. Simple controls. Can be configured to scroll when the mouse hits the edge of the screen.
You can scale the interface and menus. You can choose a different camera style to change the view.
Change volume for voices, music, effects and switch between stereo and mono. "Mood sting" to highlight visual cues about your Sims mood.
Diversity and Inclusion
Our experts have hand-picked the following similar games. These are similar to The Sims 4 in how they play or their theme. These are good alternative games to The Sims 4, or are a younger rated alternative for players not ready for PEGI 12 or ESRB TEEN games.