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How The Sims 4 is aiming for more subtle sim behavior

How The Sims 4 is aiming for more subtle sim behavior

The Sims 4 is putting a heavy emphasis on emotions, but the Sims Studio doesn't want to make those play out as broad cartoonish stereotypes. Instead, executive producer Rachel Franklin says the goal is to make the sims a more accurate reflection of real life, with more subtle touches based on human motivation and emotional states.

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"Sim behavior written by the guy who wrote SimCity's traffic AI"
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The Sims 4 gameplay trailer is emotionally manipulative

The Sims 4 gameplay trailer is emotionally manipulative

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, and, er, having sex in a space-rocket.

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