The Sims 3 News


The Sims 3 gets Pets, new standalone expansion

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 04, 2011 3:00pm PDT

It's another Sims game, this time featuring player-controllable pets. The Sims 3 Pets will let you create your own breeds, and even offers unique 3DS and Kinect features.


"They're keeping the teeth out so that they can sell them as DLC on the EA Store."

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Cloud gaming service Gaikai goes live

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 28, 2011 7:00am PST

Cloud-based gaming service Gaikai has entered public beta, offering streaming demos of games including the PC edition of Dead Space 2.


"I sort of wish it didn't require Java, given all the security implications that has, but neat stuff."

- Agrona see all 36 comments

Daily Filter: January 19, 2011

By Xav de Matos, Jan 19, 2011 8:00pm PST

Shacknews receives a slew of new screenshots and trailers for upcom


Daily Filter: October 26, 2010

By Xav de Matos, Oct 26, 2010 6:00pm PDT

Shacknews receives a slew of new screenshots and trailers for upcom


Daily Filter: October 25, 2010

By Xav de Matos, Oct 25, 2010 6:00pm PDT

Shacknews receives a slew of new screenshots and trailers for upcoming games everyday. The most anticipat


Electronic Arts Bringing Tetris, Monopoly, Sims, and NFS for Windows Phone 7 Launch

By Brian Leahy, Oct 12, 2010 2:40pm PDT

Electronic Arts has announced its launch line-up for the Windows Phone 7 platform, which will initially include four games and support for Xbox...


"some people like to play at home and some people like to play when on the bus/train whatever. ..."

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Daily Filter: September 8, 2010

By Xav de Matos, Sep 08, 2010 6:00pm PDT

Shacknews receives a slew of new screenshots and trailers for upcom


The Sims 3 Console E3 2010 Preview

By Raymond Padilla, Jun 25, 2010 3:30pm PDT

Quick Take: One of the most popular PC gaming franchises heads to the console world (again) with some new twists. The upcoming version of The Sims...


"I already have Sims 2 collection expansion packs. I'll might buy Sims 3 expansion packs after I ..."

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EA Unveils E3 Lineup, Dates RISK: Factions

By Chris Faylor, Jun 10, 2010 8:20am PDT

Mega-publisher Electronic Arts has issued a breakdown of the games it will display next week at E3 2010, offering new release dates and windows...


"BF3 had better be like BF2. Bad Company is for the console market. The full up sequel should ..."

- Dr_Cube see all 13 comments

The Sims 3 Console Trailer Advocates Promiscuity, Random Senseless Violence and Public Nudity

By Chris Faylor, Jun 08, 2010 2:20pm PDT

As The Sims 3 is coming to PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii and Nintendo DS this fall, publisher Electronic Arts has put out a new trailer examining...


"We shall see if the console crowd takes to this type of gameplay. I say they won't."

- Dr_Cube see all 2 comments

Battlefield: Bad Company 2 Sells 5 Million Copies, Electronic Arts Details Software Sales

By Chris Faylor, May 11, 2010 1:49pm PDT

EA DICE's first-person shooter Battlefield: Bad Company 2 has sold five million copies since it hit PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in March 2010,...


"EA - we are proud of you, you are finally doing right. (knocks on virtual wood) Keep doing ..."

- pepelouis see all 66 comments

Electronic Arts Updates Its Release Schedule, Seemingly Confirms Dead Space 2 PC

By Chris Faylor, May 11, 2010 1:22pm PDT

As mega-publisher Electronic Arts begins to detail its annual earnings, the company has also issued a revised schedule detailing its "key titles"...


"Well if a company cant get the controls right for a "PC" version of game when we mostly use ..."

- ShXIII see all 30 comments

The Sims 3 Heading to Consoles, DS This Fall

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 27, 2010 6:47am PDT

EA's urban living and serial killer simulator The Sims 3 will be released for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Wii and Nintendo DS this fall, the developer...


"No. You'll use Natal or Move to control the sims this time, really comfortable. :)"

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Rise Against Simlish in Latest Sims 3 Trailer

By Chris Faylor, Mar 05, 2010 1:30pm PST

Electronic Arts has announced another expansion for The Sims 3, and you know what that means: another round of real-life musicians re-recording...


"To people saying Rise against are sell outs, you really don't know anything about them. "

- CrazyCanuck90 see all 12 comments

EA Talks Day One DLC Success, 2010 Strategy

By Jeff Mattas, Feb 08, 2010 7:00pm PST

In a conference call Q&A after their earnings report, Electronic Arts executives waxed about recent successes and strategies with downloadable...


"I wasn't trying to bring up every game with substantial expansions. Just a few examples to make ..."

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