Playboy: The Mansion

Critic Score User Score
PlayStation 2
51
2.8
Windows
56
2.7
Xbox
62
1.5

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 Romantic Talk.
Playboy: The Mansion Windows Hefner in action.
Playboy: The Mansion Windows We need celebrities for a party.
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 (20000)
A great simulator! Windows leon101 (61)
One for blokish blokes Windows jossiejojo (41)

Critic Reviews

4Players.de Xbox Apr 03, 2005 69 out of 100 69
IGN PlayStation 2 Jan 21, 2005 6.9 out of 10 69
Gamesmania.de Windows Apr 07, 2005 67 out of 100 67
TeamXbox Xbox Jan 28, 2005 6.7 out of 10 67
Thunderbolt Games PlayStation 2 Feb 11, 2005 6 out of 10 60
GameSpy Xbox Jan 28, 2005 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Softpedia PlayStation 2 Feb 08, 2007 5.5 out of 10 55
videogamer.com Xbox Apr 18, 2005 4 out of 10 40
Daily Game Xbox Mar 14, 2005 4 out of 10 40
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows Apr, 2005 1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars 30

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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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