Calling the PSP version of The Sims 2 a Sims game is a little like calling Mario Tennis a Mario game. Sure, some of the familiar elements are there, but the actual game has nothing in common with what made the series popular in the first place.

So don’t get your hopes up when I tell you that the PSP version of The Sims 2 lets you customize your characters appearance and home to an absurd degree, or when I tell you that part of the game still centers on the maintenance of relationships and character traits. The similarities pretty much end there, and so does the list of interesting parts of the game.

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