The Sims 2 is the sequel to the best-selling PC game of all time. This highly anticipated simulation is based on a proprietary 3D engine which allows for new facial expressions and body gestures. With the ground-breaking introduction of genetics, players control their Sims over a lifetime and pass their Sims' DNA down from one generation to the next. Virtually create and play your own sitcom by choosing one of five different aspirations for your Sims' lives: Popularity, Fortune, Family, Knowledge, and Romance. These aspirations in life cause your Sims to have unique wants and fears. Will you give your Sims a long successful existence or leave their life in shambles?