The Sims 4

MAC, PC / Simulation / Release: Fall 2014 / ESRB: U

The Sims 4: Big world, bigger personalities

By Steven Wong, Jun 24, 2014 1:30pm PDT

We check out the Sims 4 to see how realistic virtual life can get.


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.


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.


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.


The Sims 4 introduces group conversations

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 13, 2013 3:15pm PDT

The Sims 4 will be adding in the element of group conversations, thanks to a new feature called SmartSim.


How The Sims 4 is aiming for more subtle sim behavior

By Steve Watts, Aug 26, 2013 2:30pm PDT

The Sims 4 executive producer Rachel Franklin talks about giving more realistic, subtle touches to sim behavior.


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.


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.


The Sims 4 gameplay trailer is emotionally manipulative

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 20, 2013 9:00am PDT

Word may have leaked out early, but EA went ahead with its big The Sims 4 reveal at Gamescom today. We already knew that it's trying to make sims more emotional, but now we have a gameplay trailer demonstrating that, as well as showing off the fancy new character creator, an...


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.


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.


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