Tag Archives: the sims
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.
Fri, Sep 28, 2012 | 01:31 BST
EA Maxis, the studio behind The Sims, Sim City and Spore, has opened a new office in Helsinki, Finland.
Tue, Aug 14, 2012 | 12:29 BST
EA are partnering up with Microsoft to bring a host of games to the Windows Phone.
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.
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.
Sat, Sep 10, 2011 | 14:43 BST
EA’s The Sims Social has more daily active users than Zynga’s FarmVille, according to current information from AppData. It now has 9.3 million DAUs, moving Zynga’s FarmVille into second place. The later’s CityVille, is still the most popular game on Facebook though, with around 14 million DAUs. EA CFO Eric Brown told Gamasutra that Sims Social players log an average 15 to 20 minutes in the game three times a day. Currently, the game has over 34 million monthly active users, which is up considerably over September 7, when it was nearing the 30 million MAU mark.
Tue, Aug 30, 2011 | 15:35 BST
EA has announced The Sim Medieval: Pirates and Nobles adventure pack is now available across Europe. The adventure pack includes a new storyline, additional quests and one new Kingdom Ambition.
Mon, Jun 06, 2011 | 19:59 BST
EA Sports boss Peter Moore stepped on stage at the Microsoft E3 press event to announced that four titles from the firm will utilize Kinect.
Thu, Apr 21, 2011 | 22:42 BST
Some things in life are hard to explain. This post isn’t one of them. It’s just more shorts. .
Sun, Feb 06, 2011 | 21:57 GMT
Playing with little virtual people has never been as fun as it should be, but now you can make them chop each other’s heads off with swords, and fall into pits filled with monsters. This new trailer for The Sims Medieval shows there’s life in the old dolly game yet.
Sun, Jan 30, 2011 | 23:55 GMT
“I am not interested in playing virtual soap opera dollies,” you tell yourself. “And anyway, I only buy games through digital distribution on account of living in the future.”
But EA know the deep secrets of your Sim-torturing heart. The Sims 3 is now available on Steam.
Thu, Oct 28, 2010 | 23:34 BST
Because nothing says “easy” like dancing on a bar in your skivvies.
Mon, Oct 11, 2010 | 16:04 BST
Microsoft’s announced it will launch Windows Phone 7 on October 21 in Europe and on November 8 in the US.
Tue, Aug 03, 2010 | 16:08 BST
EA has announced The Sims Medieval is currently in development and set for release in spring 2011 for PC and Mac.
Wed, Jul 21, 2010 | 07:39 BST
EA used its Summer Showcase to debut the next Alice title from American McGee, a first trailer for 38 Studios’ Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning and more this evening, but fell short of a proper megaton.
Get all the news, press releases and media after the break.
Tue, Jun 01, 2010 | 01:20 BST
Dung festering in the streets. Lack of proper plumbing. Plague. Nearly non-existent life-expectancy. Unending torrents of played-out Monty Python and The Holy Grail jokes.
Those are the medieval times for you. Sounds like a pretty great place for a Sims game, huh?
Tue, Apr 27, 2010 | 18:45 BST
EA has announced that The Sims 3 will land on consoles and DS this fall.
Wed, Mar 10, 2010 | 04:46 GMT
Will Wright knows casual gaming. After all, we’re talking about the brain behind The Sims here. He was – in a sense – casual before casual was cool.
So when Nintendo cast its net wide and started reeling in mothers, grandparents, and the occasional fitness buff, you can bet that Wright took notice. But even after selling millions upon millions, Wright’s still not sold on Nintendo’s little white videogame console. At least, insofar as the “videogame console” part goes.