(Wii Virtual Console / TurboGrafx-16)

SimEarth: The Living Planet (Wii Virtual Console / TurboGrafx-16)

Game Profile

An entire planet becomes your laboratory in this large-scale simulation game. Players help foster new life and promote its evolution into life forms of higher intelligence. Guide civilization along the path of evolution until it can achieve Exodus, the ultimate goal of settling on another planet. The basic challenge of the game is to maintain a comfortable environment for the life forms by adjusting atmospheric and geological parameters. Small organisms called Prokaryote and Trichordate will grow and evolve into a multitude of life forms. Making a drastic change is a recipe for disaster.

The key to success is making small adjustments and watching how the life forms react. SimEarth also includes planets with environments different from Earth, such as Mars and Venus. Try your hand at terraforming these planets with harsh conditions and creating a world where life can thrive.

Game Review

Review

USA USA Version

Posted by Brody Olimar

Put the weight of the world in your hands...

The simulation genre has come a long way - maybe not so much in the area of depth, as that's always been there. Where it has really progressed is in presentation: nowadays it’s no longer up to the player to have enough imagination to fill in the gaps...

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User Comments (13)

SKTTR

#5

SKTTR said:

Sim City was the first SNES VC game I've download and this will be my first Turbografx game.

jhuhn

#6

jhuhn said:

The TG16 VC section claims to have the SimEarth out for June 22. This will also be the 60th TurboGrafx game to come out on the Virtual Console in the North America region.

Pj1

#8

Pj1 said:

So this is coming to Europe Friday? so it seems, if it looks good it might appeal to me. I'm hoping that Super Mario Kart will come this side of Christmas!!

CanisWolfred

#9

CanisWolfred said:

Nice! I've been waiting a long time for this one. Too bad I don't have the money for it now.:P Yet again, I wait...

astarisborn94

#10

astarisborn94 said:

It's finally on the Virtual Console. Will be downloading if the game is good.

@ Mickeymac: It's me! Super Sonic! I'm Super Smash Bros Fan1999 now!

beastyhasah

#12

beastyhasah said:

"Macroevolution: because even scientists enjoy science fiction."

Well said, stinssd. I'm with you. : )

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