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Sims 3 vs. New York Nights: success in the city

View Poll Results: SIms 3 vs. New York Nights: success in the city
Sims 3 40 74.07%
New York Nights: success in the city 14 25.93%
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06-02-2009, 07:32 AM
#1
Joined: Mar 2009
Posts: 388
Sims 3 vs. New York Nights: success in the city

For me its sims 3, but i don't have New York Nights: success in the city

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06-02-2009, 07:43 AM
#2
Joined: Mar 2009
Location: London
Posts: 233
I have both and Sims 3 wins by a country mile. New York Nights started off as being a very good game. It looks great, it's great fun to start with and the game works well. However, you realise very quickly that the game is unfortunately extremely shallow and short, and there is very little replay value. For me it was a wasted purchase. It offers no more content or game time than many 'lite' games. It's a shame because I started off really liking it and I really wanted it to have long-term appeal.

Sims 3 blows New York Nights out of the water.

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06-02-2009, 11:24 AM
#3
Joined: Dec 2008
Posts: 1,278
yeah new york city is very short..i was so surprised i finished the game just so suddenly
06-02-2009, 12:18 PM
#4
Joined: Feb 2009
Location: Long Beach, California & Queens NYC
Posts: 365
I don't own either but I am interested in both so I'll keep my eyes on the results. I'll admit that I was leaning towards New York Nights but something told me to not rush into it until Sims comes out so I can see the comparisons.

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06-02-2009, 12:50 PM
#5
Joined: Mar 2009
Posts: 187
I like both a lot. I will say that NY Nights is more of a casual game.
06-02-2009, 01:20 PM
#6
Joined: Feb 2009
Location: San Francisco, California
Posts: 5,305
I have both, and both are entertaining games in their own right. Personally, I prefer the cartoony graphics and bright colors of New York Nights, and it’s more ideal for those who want the experience of a sim without the long-drawn out process...I do wish it had the depth of The Sims 3. Contrary to popular belief, not everyone wants a super deep or complex experience, and New York Nights does a good job serving that audience. The Sims 3 is the straight 3D world which offers a more complex and evolving experience. While I know the game is targeted towards the casual gaming audience as well, remember we are still talking about a deeper time management experience which doesn’t necessarily appeal to everyone.

If length, depth and a more immersive experience are important to you, then The Sims 3 would be the obvious choice. If you’re looking for a sim with a more light-hearted, yet not so immersive experience, then New York Nights should fit the bill. Both games offers different types of addictive gameplay, and you just need to choose the one that fits your personal preferences.

Last edited by Big Albie; 06-02-2009 at 01:23 PM.
06-02-2009, 01:22 PM
#7
Joined: Feb 2009
Posts: 2,513
i loved new york nights but i agree its too short !

its a shame that there is not more involved because its well made and fun, just needs another story line added to it so that there are more than the 8 chapters involved

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06-02-2009, 01:53 PM
#8
Joined: Jul 2008
Location: Boston
Posts: 1,268
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Originally Posted by Moggy_Lloyd View Post
I have both and Sims 3 wins by a country mile. New York Nights started off as being a very good game. It looks great, it's great fun to start with and the game works well. However, you realise very quickly that the game is unfortunately extremely shallow and short, and there is very little replay value. For me it was a wasted purchase. It offers no more content or game time than many 'lite' games. It's a shame because I started off really liking it and I really wanted it to have long-term appeal.

Sims 3 blows New York Nights out of the water.
i almost splurged and bought New york nights, but i waited, presumably for a price drop...esp if sims 3 was to hit, i can only imagine once it starts to drop in the rankings, overshadowed by sim3, the price would drop...at least that is position on why i waited....
maybe they will add more content?
06-02-2009, 04:27 PM
#9
Joined: Apr 2009
Location: 31.560499, -111.904128
Posts: 7,471
NYN is good on a normal phone. But let's not forget, this is no ordinary phone. I voted Sims 3 because it is a better game on this platform. NYN is still good, but why play it on a iPhone, when you can have Sims?

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06-05-2009, 04:01 PM
#10
Joined: Mar 2009
Posts: 187
Again, I love New York Nights so far, and it feels a bit more sandboxy. Still, it'[s a bit shallow in comparison to Sims 3, so the choice is simple.

I have both.