The Sims: Bustin' Out (Game Boy Advance)

Teen
ESRB Rating
Genre
Perspective
Theme
79
Critic Score
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3.8
User Score
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Description

Create and customize the appearance and personality of your Sim, then move into SimValley, the offbeat setting of the game, in this portable version of the simulation series. Make your way through the adventure, meeting odd people such as Uncle Hayseed, Olde Salty, and Mad Willy Hurtzya, but don't forget to take care of your motives, go to the bathroom, and grab something to eat.

Advance in five missions, starting at the Hayseed Farm and ending in the palatial SimValley mansion. New elements let players shop, keep an inventory, and have actual conversations with the residents of the town.

To make those much-need Simoleons, the player will have to advance in 8 job mini-games including Jam Session, Cliff Diver X, and Pizza Pandemonium.

The Sims: Bustin' Out for GBA lets players transfer their Sim from the GameCube version. Players can also connect with other GBAs to auction off rare goods and unlock Paradise Island -- the game's vacation resort.

Screenshots

The Sims: Bustin' Out Game Boy Advance Crazy old squid-for-brains
The Sims: Bustin' Out Game Boy Advance Main Menu
The Sims: Bustin' Out Game Boy Advance Mowing the lawn for simoleons
The Sims: Bustin' Out Game Boy Advance Create-a-Sim

Alternate Titles

  • "Los Sims: Toman la calle" -- Spanish title
  • "Les Sims: Permis De Sortir" -- French title
  • "Die Sims brechen aus" -- German title
  • "De Sims Erop Uit" -- Dutch title

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Critic Reviews

Next Level Gaming Dec 15, 2003 93 out of 100 93
Game Informer Magazine Jan, 2004 8.5 out of 10 85
GameZone Dec 21, 2003 8.4 out of 10 84
N-Zone Mar 18, 2004 82 out of 100 82
IGN Dec 01, 2003 8.2 out of 10 82
GameSpot Dec 11, 2003 8.1 out of 10 81
GamingExcellence Nov 05, 2005 7.5 out of 10 75
Worth Playing Dec 30, 2003 7.5 out of 10 75
Gaming Age Jan 04, 2004 B 75
Jeuxvideo.com Dec 18, 2003 14 out of 20 70

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Trivia

Includes a minigame (Darts) which was not present in the original GBA version, despite the fact that the game was intended to be in both versions. The developers of the N-Gage version found the half-completed code (which was disabled in the GBA version due to it being incomplete) and revamped and finished it.

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