Description

Live the life of Hugh Hefner in this "Virtual Hef" simulation.

As a young Hugh Hefner, it is the player's goal to build the Playboy empire through sexy parties and putting together Playboy magazine every month. Build friendships and business contacts with celebrities, political figures, musicians, sports stars and more through hosting events and charming over people.

On the business side, Hef has to hire a staff to take photos and write articles for the magazine. The "Playboy Photoshoot" mode allows the player to take the role of photographer. On the personal side, invite friends into your inner circle, and find a girlfriend... or two.... or more. The better the parties Hef throws, the more fame he gets, as well as more interesting people to fill the magazine. More money means a larger staff, and more items (toys and furniture) for Hef to display in the Mansion.

Doing well in the game earns Hef points which can be used to purchase extra features, such as cheats and archive photos of Hef and past issue covers.

Screenshots

Playboy: The Mansion Windows Title Screen.
Playboy: The Mansion Windows First issue is ready.
Playboy: The Mansion Windows Hefner in action.
Playboy: The Mansion Windows Intro.

Alternate Titles

  • "花花公子:豪宅" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)

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User Reviews

An X-rated The Sims 2 that surprisingly shows promise! Windows Indra is stressed (19990)
A great simulator! Windows leon101 (61)
One for blokish blokes Windows jossiejojo (41)

Critic Reviews

PC Action Windows Mar 03, 2005 77 out of 100 77
GameZone Windows Feb 28, 2005 6.8 out of 10 68
PC Powerplay Windows Mar, 2005 67 out of 100 67
GameSpot Windows Jan 28, 2005 6.3 out of 10 63
X-Power Xbox Mar 23, 2005 6 out of 10 60
GameSpy PlayStation 2 Jan 28, 2005 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Digital Entertainment News (den) Windows Apr 12, 2005 5.5 out of 10 55
WomenGamers.com Windows Mar 07, 2005 5 out of 10 50
Boomtown Xbox Apr 04, 2005 5 out of 10 50
Game Revolution PlayStation 2 Feb 18, 2005 C- 42

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Trivia

A companion soundtrack audio CD for the game was released by Koch Records in January 2005, mixed by Felix the Housecat. Tracklist:
  1. Armand Van Helden - Fly Away Love
  2. DJ Sneak - Wickeddy Beats
  3. Steve Porter - Swanky
  4. High Caliber - Shakedown
  5. Mark Knight - The Groove
  6. Kasade - Strong
  7. Michael Burns - Corrective Tones (Matthew Dekay Remix)
  8. Miles Maeda - So Hot
  9. Mazi & Lori - Your Touch
  10. Johnny Fiasco - Mocha Disko
  11. Ray Roc Presents - Jungle Kisses (10" Raw Sax Dub)
  12. Felix da Housecat - Do Me What I Do

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