USA Today writes: "Consider it a clone of The Sims for the casual gaming crowd. Virtual Families from Last Day of Work borrows heavily from EA's best-selling game and while they've added a few new twists, it lacks some polish in more ways than one.
Gamers first "adopt" a character, who moves into their home, and is then joined by a spouse selected from an online dating service. Hopefully they're compatible with one another, including similar interests and wants (such as children). While my husband and wife appeared to have things in common, they didn't spend much time together. If one watched TV, for example, the other went outside."