My Sims: Kingdoms is a Adventuring game available on the Wii.
My Sims: Kingdoms is a Adventuring game. Adventure games are enjoyed for two reasons: they provide enemy encounters that require tactics and strategy to conquor, and they create a fantasy world in which to explore and adventure.
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This is the sequel to last year's 'My Sims', which I played to completion on the Wii. Completing the game was largely due to an obsessive personality trait, as by the end it was really annoying - you had to practically rebuild the whole town in five different ways in order to get all the different Sim characters to appear.
The crux of both games is collecting 'essences' around the world, and these are used in various ways as building blocks for houses and furniture items. You can find essences growing on trees, or you can mine for them, prospect and dig them up, or fish for them.
Sims is one of the most successful video game franchises that tasks players with micro managing the life and habitat of one or more virtual doll. The My Sims range on the Wii takes this concept and tailors it for a more casual audience - which involves something of a switch from strategy to action.
Strategy games provide experiences that require quick thinking, and forward planning from the gamer. They combine the unfolding tactics of classic games like chess, with more recent board games such as Risk. Usually focusing on a theatre of war context, players enjoy the tactical overview of the battle these games provide.
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