The Sims 2: Castaway (PlayStation 2)

Teen
ESRB Rating
Genre
Perspective
Theme
66
Critic Score
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
4.5
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).

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The Sims 2: Castaway PlayStation 2 Customizing a Sim.
The Sims 2: Castaway PlayStation 2 My current crew: up to 6 Sims can be included.
The Sims 2: Castaway PlayStation 2 Menu screen.
The Sims 2: Castaway PlayStation 2 Title screen.

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

IGN Oct 24, 2007 7.5 out of 10 75
GameSpot Oct 24, 2007 7.5 out of 10 75
4Players.de Oct 27, 2007 74 out of 100 74
Fragland.net Dec 24, 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
Gaming Age Nov 15, 2007 C+ 58
Eurogamer.net (UK) Oct 24, 2007 5 out of 10 50
Eurogamer.fr Nov 23, 2007 5 out of 10 50
Gamekult Nov 02, 2007 5 out of 10 50

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Big John WV (25257) added The Sims 2: Castaway (PlayStation 2) on Oct 11, 2008
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