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  • The Sims 3 Pets launches demo, lets you make monsters

    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: […]

  • The Sims Social bests FarmVille in daily active users

    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 […]

  • The Sims Medieval: Pirates and Nobles contains new story, treasure hunting, birds

    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.

  • EA Sports to utilize Kinect in four titles, the Sims to also use the tech

    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.

  • Thursday Shorts evening edition: Deus Ex music, Crytek SDK, Donations, Sims Royal Wedding fun, more

    Some things in life are hard to explain. This post isn’t one of them. It’s just more shorts. .

  • The Sims Medieval trailer includes the usual sadistic humour

    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.

  • The Sims 3 arrives on Steam

    “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.

  • Sims 3 Late Night Expansion Pack ships to stores

    Because nothing says “easy” like dancing on a bar in your skivvies.

  • Windows Phone 7 to launch on October 21 in Europe, EA announces support with The Sims and more

    Microsoft’s announced it will launch Windows Phone 7 on October 21 in Europe and on November 8 in the US.

  • The Sims go medieval in spring 2011

    EA has announced The Sims Medieval is currently in development and set for release in spring 2011 for PC and Mac.

  • EA announces Alice and more at CA Showcase - first Alice trailer included

    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.

  • Rumor: Ye olde Sims on the way?

    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?

  • The Sims 3 invading consoles this fall

    EA has announced that The Sims 3 will land on consoles and DS this fall.

  • Will Wright: The Wii is great and all, but it belongs in the "toy market"

    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 […]

  • Sims is 10 years old today

    The Sims celebrates is tenth birthday today, having sold more then 125 million games.

  • EA confirms round of layoffs at Maxis

    EA has confirmed that it has laid-off staff members at Sims and Spore developer EA Maxis. “Often in the video game industry, the size of a studio fluctuates in response to business conditions,” read an official statement. “In this case, EA has taken action to reduce the workforce at Maxis as we focus the business […]

  • EA's GC Press Event: Sims series sells over 100 million units

    EA’s confirmed that it’s sold over 100 million Sims games worldwide. This is coming from their GamesCom press conference, which is ongoing right now.

  • Sim 3 video shows different aspects of life and gameplay

    A Sims 3 video called Living the Life is posted for you after the break. Shows families, picnics, videogames, butterflies, kissing, dancing, fishing, happy people – the usual stuff you’d see in a Norman Rockwell painting, along with exercise and walking around in your underwear. Play UK has the game listed for a June 5 […]

  • US PC charts, February 1-7

    Blizzard leads the US PC charts this week, which makes a nice change. Steam and Direct2Drive results are included this time, in case you’re interested. NPD Sales Charts February 1-7 World Of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King The Sims 2 Double Deluxe Spore World Of Warcraft Battle Chest Fallout 3 World Of Warcraft Left […]

  • Humble bumped up to head of Sims label at EA

    Rod Humble’s been promoted. The Sims boss now really is the Sims boss, sporting a new job title of “Executive Vice President and Head of The Sims Label of EA”. Try saying that after a sherry. The exec’s role means he’s “responsible for The Sims Label, which develops and markets life-simulation games and online communities […]

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