Released: 2000
Developer/Publisher: Maxis for EA
Platform(s): PS2, XBOX, GC, PC

We still aren't so sure that it's good to play anything described as a "strategic life-simulation," but hey, living a real life can be scary, so go ahead and play God to some mini-people, build them a nice career, start a family, and then let them all starve to death while you masturbate to climax.

YOU AUGHTA KNOW:
The fake "Simlish" language is a mash-up of fractured Ukranian, French, and Tagalog. And if you know how to speak it, you probably need to get a life.