The Kotaku Mixtape Vol 6: SimCity And Beyond

If you're reading this, you probably wasted hours and hours of your youth on Simcity 2000. Chances are you also know the weird, off-beat soundtrack by heart. But in the '90s, Will Wright's Sim Franchise was massive, and SimCity 2000 was only one one game in a series that spanned subjects like healthcare reform and the lives of ants.

On Today's Kotaku Mix Tape, we're listening to excerpts from all around the Sim franchise. From majestic, philharmonic covers of console ports to the questionable, simlish warblings of British pop stars: We take a look at a little bit of everything.


SimCity 2000 (PC) - "City Shimmy" SimEarth (SNES) - Ice Planet Theme SimCity (SNES, Arranged by the Tokyo City Philharmonic) - "Village" SimAnt (SNES) - Black Ant Nest Theme SimCopter (PC) - Main Theme The Sims 3 - Daylight (Simlish Version) The Sims - Buy Mode Track 1 The Sims 3 Pets Expansion Pack - Super Hero (Simlish, Sampled from "Buy Mode 1")


    Sim Tower beats all of those

    Simcity 3000 and Simcity 4 have the best soundtracks of any game I know.

      Couldn't agree more. Although SimCity SNES sounds pretty spectaculair.

    OMG yes sim tower is the best game ever!

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