The Sims: Bustin' Out

Critic Score User Score
GameCube
77
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PlayStation 2
81
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Xbox
76
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Description

The Sims: Bustin' Out is the console sequel to The Sims and the second Sims game to appear on the major consoles. Sims can now leave their house and visit all different kinds of locations.

In the mission-based Bust Out mode, the player starts at Mom's house learning that evil Malcolm Langrabb is repossessing items from all the Sims homes. Your job is to make enough money to buy back all the goods and eventually evict him from his own mansion. The game also features an open-ended Freeplay mode.

Bustin' Out's big new features are the ability to visit and move between houses through the single player progression as well as an online multi-player mode for 2 people on the PS2. The servers for the online mode have since been shut down.

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Alternate Titles

  • "Les Sims: Permis De Sortir " -- French title
  • "Die Sims brechen aus" -- German title
  • "De Sims: Erop uit!" -- Dutch title

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Critic Reviews

GameSpy Xbox Dec 18, 2003 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Power Unlimited Xbox Dec, 2003 82 out of 100 82
GameZone PlayStation 2 Dec 29, 2003 8.2 out of 10 82
IGN GameCube Dec 12, 2003 8.2 out of 10 82
GamePro (US) GameCube Dec 16, 2003 4 out of 5 80
contactmusic.com Xbox Jan 08, 2004 8 out of 10 80
Game Shark PlayStation 2 Feb 05, 2004 B 75
Super Play Xbox Dec, 2003 7 out of 10 70
Worth Playing GameCube Jan 29, 2004 6.5 out of 10 65
X-Power Xbox Feb 08, 2004 6 out of 10 60

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Awards

  • 4Players
    • 2003 – Best Console Simulation Game of the Year

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