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The Sims: Bustin' Out

Genre
Perspective
Theme
MobyRank MobyScore
Game Boy Advance
79
3.8
N-Gage
76
3.3
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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 On the farm with Uncle Hayseed
The Sims: Bustin' Out Game Boy Advance Cliff diving
The Sims: Bustin' Out Game Boy Advance Main Menu
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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The Press Says

Next Level Gaming Game Boy Advance Dec 15, 2003 93 out of 100 93
Power Unlimited Game Boy Advance Jan, 2004 85 out of 100 85
Game Informer Magazine N-Gage Jul, 2004 8.25 out of 10 82
IGN Game Boy Advance Dec 01, 2003 8.2 out of 10 82
GameSpot Game Boy Advance Dec 11, 2003 8.1 out of 10 81
GameSpot N-Gage Jun 08, 2004 7.4 out of 10 74
Jeuxvideo.com Game Boy Advance Dec 18, 2003 14 out of 20 70
GameSpy N-Gage Jun 07, 2004 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
UOL Jogos Game Boy Advance Jan 23, 2004 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Gamekult Game Boy Advance Jan 08, 2004 6 out of 10 60

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Trivia

The 'Root Beer McCloskey' was named for Sean McCloskey, the Maxis Software Tester. Sean was the first person able to finish the game without cheating.

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