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'Friends' characters, locations recreated in The Sims 4

By Daniel Perez, Sep 08, 2014 8:00am PDT

These friends will be there for you in The Sims 4.


"That looks pretty well done, but along with the quick look characters, won't someone try to sue ..."

- bolneze see all 3 comments

The Sims 4 tells its story on September 2 on PC

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 09, 2014 1:11pm PDT

The Sims 4 took a generous amount of time during EA's E3 press conference, with EA and Maxis revealing that the newest game in the series will arrive on PC on September 2.


"I was a big fan of the first 2 games, but Sims 3 was just DLC'd into the ground... They make it ..."

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The Sims 4 gets creative with a new Build Mode

By Robert Workman, May 28, 2014 9:00am PDT

The Sims 4 is seeing some expansion with a revised Build Mode. A new trailer shows it off.


"Nah, I've played a ton of the sims 1 2 and 3. This has a similar overall art style but the ..."

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The Sims 4 trailer shows off character creator

By Steve Watts, May 14, 2014 1:00pm PDT

A new trailer for The Sims 4 shows off the new character creation features, letting you tweak tiny attributes to make your own Sim.


"It sounds like a good reason to finally upgrade mine too and give my partner the current one."

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The Sims 4 designed for lower-end machines

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 23, 2013 2:00pm PDT

"We're really excited to say that players on lower end machines are going to have a much better experience on The Sims 4 than they did with The Sims 3," producer Ryan Vaughn said.


"Thats nice and all but the issue rarely is with the base game. Its several years later and half ..."

- baron calamity see all 3 comments

Sims 4 won't import Sims 3 content

By Steve Watts, Aug 22, 2013 1:00pm PDT

The Sims 3 families and content won't import to The Sims 4, so you'll have to recreate them to continue living out their weird little lives.


"I would be more concerned about the store item content people have potentially spent thousands ..."

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The Sims 4 leak reveals more emotional sims

By Steve Watts, Aug 16, 2013 11:30am PDT

The Sims 4 is aiming to make more emotionally attuned sims, letting you utilize those to help them achieve their lifelong goals.


"I bet they'll still pee on the floor instead of using the empty bathroom 10 feet away, then die ..."

- Evan_C see all 6 comments

SimCity problems led to offline Sims 4

By Steve Watts, Jul 24, 2013 11:30am PDT

EA's Frank Gibeau says that the problems with SimCity's launch and player feedback led to the decision to make The Sims 4 an offline game.


"Its almost as if they finally realized that if they piss off those last 5 or 10 customers they ..."

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The Sims 3 expansion hoverboards Into the Future

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 24, 2013 6:00am PDT

"How many damn expansions will The Sims 3 get anyway?" you mutter. Well, its eleventh expansion pack may answer that question, as it blasts virtual people Into the Future to a world of holo-displays, robots, and hoverboards. Be sure to check a GameStop while you're there.


"Yeah - this actually sounds surprisingly neat, but I just can't get by the paywall."

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The Sims 4 coming to PC and Mac in 2014, is single-player and offline [Update]

By Andrew Yoon, May 06, 2013 8:14am PDT

The Sims 4 will be coming to PC and Mac in 2014


"Yeah, I'm pretty sure that was actually a serious issue with the online Sims game from like, the ..."

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Katy Perry items to star in 'multiple' Sims games

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 17, 2012 4:00pm PST

Electronic Arts has announced a new partnership with Katy Perry that will result in "multiple games" within The Sims franchise adding Katy Perry-themed content and virtual goods.


"They didn't make her avatar boobs big enough to match her real boobs."

- amrbean see all 8 comments

The Sims 3 Showtime expansion announced

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 06, 2011 6:00am PST

You may never become famous, and so ultimately live a worthless life, but at least your Sims will get to experience that brief and fleeting moment of happiness, in The Sims 3 Showtime expansion pack for PC and Mac, announced today by EA.


"I feel the same about MMOs and Diablo type games but to each their own."

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The Sims 3 getting 'Hidden Springs' DLC on August 25

By Steve Watts, Aug 04, 2011 1:30pm PDT

EA is releasing new "Hidden Springs" downloadable content for The Sims this fall, which revitalizes your Sims to keep them healthy and young. However, its also exclusive to the Sims 3 Store, which means we'll probably see the game pulled from Steam.


"it should be, i havn't had an issue yet, however since you already own Sims 3 on steam no need ..."

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