|Game||The Urbz: Sims in the City|
Urbzville is one of the major cities in SimNation which is found in the The Urbz: Sims in the City console game. It is split into nine districts, introduced in the PS2/Xbox/GameCube game as: Central Station, Kicktail Park, Gasoline Row, Skyline Beach, South Side Bridge, Diamond Heights, Cozmo Street, Neon East, and The Foundry.
The city seems to be largely inspired by New York City.
Apartments[edit | edit source]
98th Ave, 3rd Floor[edit | edit source]
This starter apartment is courtesy of your friend Will. Customize it to style and attract an adorable pet. Load it up with skill objects to get those job promotions!
Blankwood Towers[edit | edit source]
An even more spacious apartment with better views. Fill it with plush couches
and finer- and don't forget that matching wallpaper!
Note: In the GameCube port of the game, there is an exclusive feature inside this apartment. In the closet is a wardrobe that looks just like a purple GameCube. When the player uses it they can obtain 2 costumes, 1 for each sex:
Male: Ewan Watahmee`s outfit from the DS/GBA version
Female: Roxanna Moxies outfit from the DS/GBA version
Darius' Penthouse[edit | edit source]
The apartment belonging to one of the most popular Urbz in the city, named Darius. This penthouse, is obtainable to up and coming Urbz who socialized, took challenges, completed missions, and built their rep. The penthouse contains Darius' Secret Machine, as well as a Jacuzzi and a golf area.
One day, this deluxe sky palace could be yours! In the meantime, keep your eyes peeled for Darius' Secret Machine.
Districts[edit | edit source]
Central Station[edit | edit source]
Tagline: Leather, Spikes, and Attitudes
The hub of the City is home to pierced and painted Urbz with mohawks and edge. Get pierced and then prove your stuff at the Fight Cage.
Cozmo Street[edit | edit source]
Cozmo Street consists of a bar and music venue on the waterfront, and its nearest surroundings on the street. The residents there are all real-life members of the Black Eyed Peas.
As for the game canon, will.i.am (usually seen as the frontman of the group in real life) is shown to be the owner and proprietor of the bar.
Tagline: Keepin' it Original!
It's party-central at the City's favorite club district. Perform on stage or mix drinks at Will's Libation Station.
Diamond Heights[edit | edit source]
Diamond Heights is unique in the sense that the "district" is the top floor of a skyscraper, possibly alluding to Manhattan.
Tagline: Celebrity Styles
All that glitters is here in the clouds, towering above the bustling city. Ogle beautiful Urbz as they strut the catwalk or pick up a modeling gig of your own.
Gasoline Row[edit | edit source]
Tagline: Bad Girls and Tough Guys
The bikes are smoking, the sausages are sizzling and the parts are flying at Duke's Chop Shop. Chaps and jeans required.
Kick Tail Park[edit | edit source]
Kicktail Park shares visual similarities with Times Square.
Tagline: Totally Casual, Dudes
Dudes and dudettes flock to the skate ramp and Major Monkey's Ice Cream kiosk. Catch some air at Floaters, the only air bar in town.
Neon East[edit | edit source]
Tagline: Crave the Outrageous
Make some sushi in this glowing, high-tech district oozing with neon-infused action. The party gets pumping late night at The Pulse.
Skyline Beach[edit | edit source]
Skyline Beach is located on several apartment rooftops during a rooftop barbecue.
Tagline: High Tops and Low Risers
Dance under the stars or catch some rays on this rooftop "beach" in the heart of the City, or rake in some cash taming ferrets.
South Side Bridge[edit | edit source]
Tagline: Style? Fuh-get-about it...
Ask for Louie and you can see how much lady luck is with you in The Back Room. Explosive job opportunities? Fuh-get-about-it.
The Foundry[edit | edit source]
The Foundry is located in the industrial park, houses a design studio and is heavily based on Andy Warhol's factory.
Tagline: The New Black
Playing with fire is an art. Check out the artsy crowd's gear-gnashing robo-art and make some cash cranking out sculptures.
VIP Rooms[edit | edit source]
Each district has its own hot spot called VIP Room where a burly, unyielding Bouncer oversees who gets let in. All of the coolest people gather at these spots to party at night and hang out in the day time.