Tomodachi Life, released in 2014 for the Nintendo 3DS, is a life simulation video game in which the player creates and controls a cast of Mii characters. Mii characters populate the game's world, and the player can direct their idle chatter, help them find love, and watch as they work, play, and grow up. Tomodachi Life received mixed reviews from critics. Some appreciated the game's humor and customization options, while others found the game shallow and unengaging. Despite the mixed reception, the game was a commercial success, selling over 1.83 million copies worldwide. Tomodachi Life is a unique game in the life simulation genre because it allows the player to control not just one character, but an entire cast of characters. This gives the player a more in-depth view into the lives of their characters, and allows for more varied interactions. One of the main criticisms of Tomodachi Life is that it is shallow and lacks substance. The game is mostly focused on humor and character interactions, and lacks the more in-depth mechanics found in other life simulation games. Despite the criticisms, Tomodachi Life was a commercial success. The game sold over 1.83 million copies worldwide, and was praised for its humor and customization options.
Step-by-Step Guide How to Play Tomodachi Life
- Start the game by tapping the "Tomodachi Life" icon on your Nintendo 3DS home screen.
- You will be asked to create a Mii. You can either create a new Mii or import one from your Wii U or Nintendo 3DS.
- After creating your Mii, you will be taken to the game's main menu.
- Select "Island Life" and then "Start Game."
- You will now be on your island. Select your Mii and then press "A" to start playing.