Tag Archives: the sims 3
Sat, May 18, 2013 | 18:24 BST
The Sims 3: Island Paradise is out next month, and EA has released a video walkthrough for the expansion in which the producer introduces you to the sunny shores and glistening waters of Isla Paradiso. Sims can build and customize houseboats and resorts, and scuba dive to explore the ocean floor. The Sims 3: Island Paradise will be made available on June 25.
Fri, May 10, 2013 | 17:00 BST
The Sims 3: Dragon Valley has a new trailer available from EA. The game extension contains “mystical surprises,” now locations and pet dragons which can be used to boost moods, and other nifty things. Depending on the color of your dragon, it will do different things: a red dragon shoots fire which can be used to attack enemies. Didn’t know sims had a lot of enemies. I learned something today. Check out the trailer below and head over to the official website for a better feel of it. It’s out in stores and through digital download May 30.
Thu, Feb 21, 2013 | 23:00 GMT
The latest content drop for The Sims 3 is called Aurora Skies, and is due sometime this month. The pack promises “breathtaking scenery and vast, unspoiled nature within a quaint coastal town”. It includes a hot air balloon which can be used for romantic or friendly outings, new locations and items, and a Sims 2 Legacy family called the Beakers. It’s expected on both Mac and PC; see some screens through the break.
Tue, Jan 22, 2013 | 21:05 GMT
The Sims 3 has a new pack of goodies available called The 70s, 80s, & 90s Stuff Pack. It features the obvious clothes, hair, and other retro goodness.
Wed, Jan 16, 2013 | 12:57 GMT
Republican Diane Franklin of Camdenton, a representative of Missouri, believes a sales tax should be placed on violent video games following the elementary school massacre in Newtown, Connecticut.
Tue, Jan 08, 2013 | 21:53 GMT
The Sims 3 has lined up two new expansions – University Life and Island Paradise – as well as two major Stuff packs this year.
Tue, Nov 13, 2012 | 15:11 GMT
The Sims 3 Seasons Expansion Pack is now available at retail and through Origin on PC and Mac, EA has announced.
Thu, Oct 18, 2012 | 19:04 BST
The Sims 3 is all set to receive its eighth batch of extra content. Seasons seems like a jolly old time for all, right? Wrong. If you own the Supernatural expansion, Maxis has got one or two tricks up its sleeve.
Wed, Oct 10, 2012 | 11:02 BST
The Sims 3 developer, Maxis, has announced its to release an expansion in January 2013 that will add content from the 70s, 80s and 90s. The expansion is cannily titled “70s, 80s & 90s Stuff”.
Grab the full video broadcast on Origin, which features updates on The Sims 3 and SimCity. Details of the 70s, 80s & 90s Stuff pack are around the 1 hr 12 minute mark.
Tue, Sep 04, 2012 | 15:33 BST
Fri, Aug 03, 2012 | 13:01 BST
EA’s Summer Showcase today confirmed both FIFA 13 and Mass Effect 3 for Wii U launch later this year, as well as nailing Army of Two: The Devil’s Cartel for a gamescom reveal.
Thu, Jul 19, 2012 | 15:17 BST
EA has released a new set of screenshots and character renders for The Sims 3 Supernatural, and some gameplay details to go along with the images.
Thu, Jun 14, 2012 | 13:17 BST
EA Maxis has announced the Supernatural Expansion Pack for The Sims 3. The expansion allows players to live as a witch, werewolf, vampire or fairy. Players will have new traits as well as new gameplay aspects for each character such as spell casting, “volatile elixirs and magical abilities in a world of strange happenings, spooky surprises and even the occasional zombie attack.” The expansion will release on Mac and PC worldwide in September. Those who pre-order will receive an upgrade to a Special Limited Edition with an exclusive Plants vs. Zombies content pack. Screens and an announcement trailer are below.
Wed, May 30, 2012 | 01:09 BST
Thanks to the latest expansion for The Sims 3, you can have bike made of candy, and ask your virtual dates to ride back to your gingerbread house on it. Life goal achieved.
Tue, Mar 06, 2012 | 14:02 GMT
A new video for The Sims 3 Showtime has been released featuring a behind-the scenes with popstress, ex-Mrs. Russell Brand, Katy Perry. It is what it is. The Katy Perry themed Collector’s Edition and a Limited Edition version of The Sims 3 Showtime feature the Ultimate Stage bonus venue. Get more information through Origin and the official website.
Wed, Jan 18, 2012 | 08:16 GMT
EA’s announced a collaboration with Katy Perry that sees the popstar get her very own collectors edition of upcoming Sims 3 expansion Showtime. The CE will come with a bonus stage, stage props, fashion and others that will be Perry themed. Other items surrounding Perry will also make their way into future Sims titles. There’s a trailer of it all in action below the break.
Tue, Nov 29, 2011 | 22:12 GMT
EA has released a new batch of holiday-themed screenshots for The Sims 3 Pets, which released in October as a stand-alone game for 3DS, PS3, Xbox 360, and as an expansion pack on PC and Mac. Pets allows Sims 3 players to use the Create a Pet tool and provide their furry kids with Karma Powers.
Thu, Nov 10, 2011 | 20:22 GMT
A link to a massive batch of screenshots, Garriott tooting his own horn, information on a new mobile/social games developer, and more is below the break.
Fri, Sep 23, 2011 | 04:25 BST
If you’ve ever played any Sims game, you’d know that – honestly – creating your little computer person is just about as much fun as controlling their little lives. Fortunately, EA know that too, which is why, in the lead-up to the new expansion pack, the company has released a demo for The Sims 3: Pets – and it’s all about Create-A-Pet.
Fri, Jul 29, 2011 | 08:02 BST
Sales, special deals, and – I gotta tell you – a basically hilarious video of Ono and Harada competing in various ridiculous games. This is just a taster of the excellent material hidden through the break.