The Sims News
Okay, I know this has been for a while, and it might be pretty old news (barely even read last week's wiki news), but I really didn't realize that these premium contents have already been on sale already! I think they needed their own announce page, so... here they are. I present you... the Dead Man's Hand Poker Table and Let it Ride Roulette Table, A.K.A. the blackjack table recolors with extra moustache!
... wait, what?
Seriously, they are just the same things as the good 'ol blackjack table you got from Lucky Simoleon Casino, the exclusive content from Lucky Palms gold edition. That's right! Same functions, same interactions, same... everything! With an exclusive moustache on poker table robot. If you want your casino to be more complete with…
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In case your eyes weren't glued to Twitter today waiting for EA's "big announcement", here it is:
The Sims 4 is official!
You can read EA's brief press release here.
- The Sims franchise is fueled by the passion and creativity of its millions of fans around the world. Their continued devotion to the franchise ignites the fire of creativity of the team at The Sims Studio, driving them to continually improve and innovate on one of the world’s most successful simulation game that has sold more than 150 million copies worldwide.
Stay tuned to this blog post, where we will be providing any new updated information from the announcement.
-- LostInRiverview talk ~ blog 15:19, May 6, 2013 (UTC)
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I'm sure everyone has seen the rumours of "something big" happening tomorrow (6/5/13) as well as the supposed leaked images of TS4. Well it seems EA have only gone and registered a domain name for what could be TS4 and the domain is currently pointed to the same page as the main hub on the website for The Sims series.
I know pre-registering domains is a common fad in the industry, with "half-life3.com" being pointed to Valve's page for The Orange Box, while Ubisoft have apparently had "farcry4.com" registered since 2004, but with recent developments and apparent DNS modification the other day, this seems a little bit too convincing.
It's already strongly hinted that TS4 will have forced multiplayer and an always-on DRM system akin to Sim…Read more >
If you own any of the premium store worlds (e.g. Lucky Palms, Monte Vista, etc.), you'll notice that there's a new "My Worlds" box showing which store worlds you already own in your "My Page" on TheSims3.com. Nothing's so special about this, except that EA did provide colorful little icons for each world, and I love icons! XD
More collections to my reflecting game icons! ;)
I'll put 'em here for comparison:
Cheers! Nikel Talk – Vote! 08:53, April 24, 2013 (UTC)
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I was visiting some game sites today, and while searching on GameZone, found this interesting article. Apparently, EA is shutting down The Sims Social, SimCity Social and some other Facebook games on June 14th, due to fall of popularity.
Personally, I was quite surprised when I read this, and I'm wondering if this is some kind of joke. Anyway, what does this mean for The Sims series? Is the end near? Cavia (wheek • speak) 14:36, April 15, 2013 (UTC)
UPDATE: Yep, it's official. EA thanks everyone for playing those games. Sorry for those who liked them. I only liked SimCity Social to a certain point.
UPDATE 2: Not really an update, just the message EA left regarding The Sims Social.
We want to inform everyone in our community that as of June 14th, The …Read more >
Are you a fan of farming, and wished Sims could be closer to farming life? Technically, the gardening system in The Sims 3 is a good start, and EA has provided us with Riverview, a country-themed neighborhood and The Sims 3: Pets that's close to that. No, no Farmville EP yet, but that's not my point. EA has released a new Premium Content, the Fowl and Feathers Chicken Coop!
That's right, chicken coop. And chickens and chicks! Aren't you excited? Because I myself am not, but maybe you are. So basically, eggs don't just grow on plants anymore! Sims can feed the chickens, collect eggs, interact with the chicks, and even encounter and fight against the infamous Charles the evil chicken. Sims can also collect rare fancy eggs from the coop, worth §1,5…Read more >
Hey there Simmers!
Today (February 4th), The Sims series legally became a teenager and turned 13! That's right! 13 years old!
Starting as a life simulator cooked up in the virtual bakery of Will Wright back in the 1990s, The Sims had sold so many copies that even to EA it had become a surprise hit and eventually went on to become the best selling PC game of all time, later surpassed by its sequel, The Sims 2.
What was once fairly simple has grown from being confined to your house to being able to hit the town and eventually explore an open world in which you may never go home again. The game has even ventured out of the realistic simulation formula to implement new features such as magic, time travel and...Sim-eating cowplants. It has even expande…Read more >
Did you hear? EA has announced another world for The Sims 3: Aurora Skies! You can read the blog by SimGuruTaterTot here. By the looks of it (and judging from the name), the world showcases its beautiful scenery in the night sky, as well as its
mountainousIcelandic theme. It's said to be released on February 21, so get ready (if you want to grab it!). Still, it feels like it's just been a while since they released the latest world, Monte Vista. More of it, they said it would be in Gold and Standard edition (again). ;) What's the next Gold edition items again? I haven't lurked much, but I heard they would include a hot air balloon, which Sims can ride on. Most likely as part of Gold edition.
So what do you think of it? Will you buy it and compl…Read more >
Hi there, Simmers!
Yesterday (January 22nd), the latest stuff pack all about the so-last-year, old-fashioned stuff pack has been released! As you may already know, this stuff pack is about the 70's groovy fashion, 80's retro style, and 90's grungy trends. Here we have another mismatched outfit when we meet Sims at the park again. :p I mean, can you imagine them wearing China rattan hat, retro shirt, and sweet tidbits from Katy Perry's Sweet Treats? Me neither.
Overall, this stuff pack features 31 Buy/Build Mode objects, which is quite decent as a stuff pack, but then there are several hairstyles and outfits for teens and older, according to their respective era. What I like the most from this SP is (even though I haven't had it) that it adds 3…
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EA has announced that they plan on shutting down The Sims 2 website on January 14, 2013. The shutdown will impact files uploaded to the Sims 2 Exchange, so now is your last chance to get items from the Exchange there.
EA cites dwindling numbers of TS2 as their main reason for shutting the site down, over three years after the release of The Sims 3. Although their reason makes sense, it's still sad to see it go, especially as it marks yet another step in the continuing 'sunset' of The Sims 2. While many people probably do still play TS2 (I'm one of them), there's no doubt that the majority of the audience has shifted to TS3, just as the audience shifted from The Sims to The Sims 2 when TS2 came out in 2004. This is the natural …
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