An amazingly faithful adaptation of the 3D life simulator that you routinely ridicule others for playing, but secretly enjoy yourself, every night, with a bottle of extremely cheap wine.
Naturally Maxis had to scale its flagship title back a bit to work on the iPhone, but it's not easy to tell where. You can still customize characters, design homes, micromanage your virtual family and get lost in the Sims' world of gibberish and comically simplified social interactions.
From The App Developers: Play with your Sim using touch and accelerometer controls while exploring stunning 3D open-world environments. Customize your Sim with personality traits and physical characteristics, as you decide whether to fulfill their destiny...or not. Do good or mischief. Fall in love or watch them get dumped. Pick a fight or make a friend. Good or bad, enjoy the ride with The Sims as they experience everything "real" life has to offer.