The Sims 3

PC, XB360, PS3, WII, DS, 3DS / Simulation / Release: Jun 2, 2009 / ESRB: T

Sims 3 Named 'Most Animal-Friendly Game 2009' by PETA

By Garnett Lee, Dec 31, 2009 2:00pm PST

As Gamasutra spotted, the Sims 3 won a 'Proggy' as the 'Most Animal Friendly Game of 2009' from animal rights activist group People for the Ethical...

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"By and large, it seems like the crowd here is comprised of a bunch of mentally challenged, ..."

- Legendary_Axe9999 see all 29 comments

Watch This: Matt and Kim's Poppy Simlish Debut

By Chris Faylor, Dec 23, 2009 2:01pm PST

If you thought that the lyrics of Matt and Kim's pop sensation "Daylight" were nonsensical before, just wait until you hear them in the fictional...

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"I love how hearing a song in Simlish lets you determine whether it's still good sans lyrics. Or ..."

- Shadsy see all 6 comments

The Sims 3 Holidays Trailer Spreads Adult Cheer

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 10, 2009 1:20pm PST

Entering into the spirit of Christmas and crass commercialisation, EA has released a Sims 3 trailer with its top ten reasons to gift the virtual...

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"I liked the first two Sims. Maybe I'm just Simmed out? It's the only purchase I made this year ..."

- robosextoid see all 9 comments

The Sims 3 Video Mocks Twilight

By Chris Faylor, Nov 20, 2009 1:00pm PST

Explaining that "Sims fans around the world build their own stories and machinima and are acting out their own vampire love stories all over the...

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"<clap clap clap> Bravo. Well done. I can wait to read all the weekend discussion ..."

- Dr_Cube see all 17 comments

Watch This: Nelly Furtado Sings Simlish

By Chris Faylor, Nov 13, 2009 9:04am PST

Joining the ranks of Katy Perry and Natasha Bedingfield, Nelly Furtado marks the latest major recording artist to re-record one of her songs in the...

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"Am I weird for wanting to hear "I'm Fucking Matt Damon" in Simish?"

- MeestaNob see all 18 comments

EA Beats Estimates on Strong Sales of The Sims 3

By Nick Breckon, Aug 04, 2009 2:22pm PDT

Electronic Arts reported a $644 million first quarter today, a revenue take that beat expectations thanks to impressive sales of The Sims 3 and EA...

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"If I'm doing the math right that's just under 1/2 of their first quarter revenue is from The ..."

- AgentPothead see all 11 comments

The Sims 3 Expansion Adds Tomb Raiding

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 03, 2009 10:33am PDT

In a move which surprises no one, EA has today announced an expansion pack for The Sims 3. In addition to the Egyptian locale shown below, The Sims...

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"I Agree with you Stucky_101 the first game was THE BEST but if you see, the game category is ..."

- FFppppff see all 24 comments

June PC Sales Predictably Dominated by The Sims 3

By Nick Breckon, Jul 22, 2009 7:02pm PDT

EA Maxis' The Sims 3 debuted in June with over 800,000 unit sales in the United States, according to Gamasutra. The citizen-management sequel...

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"7 skus of Blizzard products, two of which for games that are nigh 10 years old at this point. ..."

- Professer12 see all 42 comments

EA Using The Sims 3 DLC, Community to Curb Piracy

By Chris Faylor, Jun 22, 2009 6:30pm PDT

The pre-release leak of The Sims 3 essentially served as a "demo program" for Electronic Arts to test its focus on "disc-enabled" services like...

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"Smart and dumb. Really, it just makes me want to play console games more. At least I can still ..."

- matrixneo42 see all 92 comments

The Sims 3 Sales Set Record for EA

By Nick Breckon, Jun 09, 2009 3:49pm PDT

Electronic Arts has made its expected declaration of Sims domination following last week's release of The Sims 3. The company claims the...

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"I bought it. Great game, but I wish they had bigger fish tanks than the bowl. Oh well, I can ..."

- TheMongbat see all 47 comments

The Sims 3 Trailer Stars Susan Boyle

By Alice O'Connor and Chris Faylor, May 22, 2009 10:48am PDT

"We finally really did it. You maniacs... damn you! God damn you all to Hell!" -- Charlton Heston as Colonel George Taylor in Franklin J....

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"The face is a good approximation, but the smooth hairdo completely killed this."

- Meadows.TR see all 20 comments

The Sims 3 Trailer: Exercise Comedy

By Chris Faylor, May 19, 2009 8:31am PDT

"Check out the new gameplay trailer for The Sims 3 which shows awesome new gameplay, different locations, clothing, interactions, new objects,...

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"im tempted to get this, make a house full of lesbians and use it for porn."

- sanewave see all 21 comments

The Sims 3 Gone Gold

By Chris Faylor, May 11, 2009 8:24am PDT

Confirming that The Sims 3 will "street in 60 countries June 2," EA has revealed that the long-awaited PC and Mac lifestyle sequel is finished and...

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"The video I just saw showed people hunting bugs and fishing. Does this mean The Sims 3 already ..."

- Evil Bones see all 29 comments

The Sims 3 Gets Microtransactions and Day One DLC (Updated)

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 30, 2009 8:22am PDT

Update: The downloadable "Riverview" town for The Sims 3 that launches alongside the game on June 2 will be free, EA has informed Shacknews. As for...

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"The majority of Sims "expansions" were just boxed up DLC-quality items anyway. Why buy a $20 ..."

- Altanar see all 31 comments

Get Creative With The Sims 3 Movie Maker

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 16, 2009 4:43pm PDT

A new Sims 3 trailer from EA shows the game's surprisingly powerful movie editor, and an example movie by Sims staffers who apparently have issues...

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