The Sims 2: Castaway (PlayStation 2)

Teen
ESRB Rating
Genre
Perspective
Theme
66
Critic Score
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
4.3
User Score
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Description

The Sims 2: Castaway is a continuation of the Sims 2 universe. This time around the player takes control of a Sim washed ashore on a deserted island and must help him/her to survive and find a way home.

The game has the player explore the island, collecting supplies and materials for food and shelter while exploring for clues to help them home while trying to survive the many obstacles scattered throughout the island including the forces of nature. Exploring and finding treasures can also teach their Sims many useful skills, including fashioning better shelters and making meals that their Sim can stomach.

Players can also create their own Sim much like the other versions, customizing from the hair and skin color to height and weight. The games are almost identical, excluding the graphics and control scheme (the Wii utilizes the Wii remote while the PSP and PS2 are almost identical).

Screenshots

The Sims 2: Castaway PlayStation 2 The Social Motive has been unlocked and we've made a friend. The game says friends are important even if they are imaginary or primates
The Sims 2: Castaway PlayStation 2 We now have a fire and a home so we can start taking on jobs
The Sims 2: Castaway PlayStation 2 This is how the Sim gathers supplies
The Sims 2: Castaway PlayStation 2 When customising a Sim you can change all the usual things such as hair, clothes, jewellery, body shape, face etc. Personality is determined by their star sign

Alternate Titles

  • "The Sims 2: Skeppsbruten" -- Swedish title
  • "Les Sims 2: Naufrag├ęs" -- French title
  • "Die Sims 2: Gestrandet" -- German title

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Critic Reviews

GameSpy Oct 25, 2007 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
ZTGameDomain 2007 7.5 out of 10 75
IGN Oct 24, 2007 7.5 out of 10 75
GameSpot Oct 24, 2007 7.5 out of 10 75
Cheat Code Central 2007 3.7 out of 5 74
4Players.de Oct 27, 2007 74 out of 100 74
GameZone Oct 29, 2007 7 out of 10 70
DarkZero Nov 09, 2007 6.5 out of 10 65
Jeuxvideo.com Oct 24, 2007 12 out of 20 60
Gaming Age Nov 15, 2007 C+ 58

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Big John WV (25495) added The Sims 2: Castaway (PlayStation 2) on Oct 11, 2008
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