Sims 2 continues the wonder theme of the original Sims game. They have added many wonder things like more life stages, the sims can now die, genetics can now be determined through the parents when they have a baby. The Sims have wants and fears now. You are basically a god controlling people and things. You can create your own people and design the houses. http://sims.wikia.com/wiki/Comparison_between_The_Sims_and_The_Sims_2
The Sims 2 is a computer game was developed by Maxis then published by Electronic Arts. The strategic life stimulation game debuted on February 4th 2000 and was first released for Microsoft windows on September 14th 2004.