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9 hrs ago | IGN

Sims 4 System Requirements Revealed

It won't require much more than a functional PC to run The Sims 4 . The PC minimum system requirements for the latest entry in EA's life simulation series were revealed in an FAQ on the Sims website .

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Related Topix: Electronic Arts, The Sims 4, Video Games, Science / Technology, CPU

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Ubergizmo

EA Giving Away The Sims 2 Ultimate Collection

As you might have heard, EA is working on The Sims 4 . The game is expected to be released in the near future, but in the meantime if you're wondering what all the fuss is about when it comes to games like The Sims, you might be interested to learn that EA is basically giving away The Sims 2 Ultimate Collection.

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Related Topix: The Sims 4, Electronic Arts, Video Games, Gadgets

Wed Jul 23, 2014

GamersHell.com

Premium Subscription Planned for The Sims 4?

Electronic Arts and Maxis have released a lengthily gameplay movie for The Sims 4 , which is currently in development at The Sims Studio and is set to arrive on September 2nd in North America and September 5th in Europe, for PC and Mac.

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Related Topix: The Sims 4, Electronic Arts, Video Games

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Nag.blog

20 minutes of gameplay outs Sims 4 Premium Subscription

Developer Maxis has released a 20 minute gameplay walkthrough of upcoming The Sims 4 .

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Related Topix: The Sims 4, Electronic Arts

AusGamers

The Sims 4 Premium-Like Subscription Spotted in Latest Gameplay Video

Blizzard spoke with us recently about what separates the Diablo III: Reaper of Souls Ultimate Evil Edition experience over the PC and spoke about platform differences.

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Related Topix: Electronic Arts, The Sims 4, Video Games, Diablo III, Blizzard Entertainment, Battlefield!, BioWare, Dragon Age: Inquisition, _No Company, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, CD Projekt Red Studio

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Joystiq

Sims dev hiring for 'unique, emerging IP'

A recent Maxis job posting for a Senior Designer sounds like the studio is in the early stages of creating a new brand in the creative genre.

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Related Topix: Electronic Arts, SimCity, Video Games

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Ubergizmo

The Sims 4 Could Feature Premium Membership Subscription

So recently EA tried to justify why they would not be including some key features into The Sims 4 which made previous The Sims titles so endearing.

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Related Topix: The Sims 4, Electronic Arts, Video Games, Gadgets

Cinema Blend News

The Sims 4 Video Features 20 Minutes Of Gameplay

Electronic Arts and Maxis released a new video of footage they showcased at this year's E3 event behind closed doors.

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Related Topix: The Sims 4, Electronic Arts, Video Games, SimCity

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Eurogamer

EA ends support for The Sims 2

Upset over what EA's doing with The Sims 4 , which is missing features found in previous versions of the series, but still quite fancy getting stuck in to a bit of The Sims? Then this might be of interest.

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Related Topix: The Sims 4, Electronic Arts, Video Games

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Cinema Blend News

EA Further Explains Why Pools, Toddlers Aren't In The Sims 4

EA had previously addressed the lack of toddlers and pools in a forum post , detailing that technical restrictions and time played a hand against them, even though they really did want to add in toddlers and pools.

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Related Topix: The Sims 4, Electronic Arts, Video Games, SimCity

Tue Jul 08, 2014

IGN

Sims 4 Demo Incoming, Pool/Toddler Omission Explained

A new blog post confirms the decision was not an easy one to make, but the time investment needed to get the base systems developed for the latest installment in the franchise was always going to have a knock-on effect.

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Related Topix: The Sims 4, Electronic Arts, Video Games

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Kotaku

Why Pools and Toddlers Won't Be in The Sims 4

When it was announced that pools and toddlers wouldn't be in the next installment of The Sims, longtime fans got pretty upset .

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Related Topix: The Sims 4, Electronic Arts, Video Games

Fri Jul 04, 2014

TrustedReviews

The Sims 4 world and neighbourhood gameplay details revealed

Maxis has revealed a host of new information about The Sims 4 neighbourhoods, world and other gameplay details.

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Related Topix: The Sims 4, Electronic Arts, Video Games, The Sims, The Sims Studio

Wed Jul 02, 2014

OhNoTheyDidnt

Post #239494430 in the Things are Horrible series

When the family dies, newly generated Sims will move in and take over there household.

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Related Topix: Electronic Arts, The Sims, Video Games, The Sims Studio, The Sims 4

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Computer And Video Games

The Sims 4 trailer promises 'smarter Sims, weirder stories'

The clip, entitled Smarter and Weirder, attempts to highlight the Sims' increased AI and the more elaborate and bizarre scenarios that can occur as a result.

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Related Topix: The Sims 4, Electronic Arts, Video Games

Sat Jun 28, 2014

Joystiq

The Sims 4 will lack toddler life stage, death by pool at launch

Unfortunately, this new information brings to light what won't be in the game. In The Sims 4 , human larvae will metamorphose quickly, as the "Toddler" life stage that was first introduced in The Sims 2 will not be part of the game when it launches this September.

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Related Topix: The Sims 4, Electronic Arts, Video Games

Fri Jun 27, 2014

IGN

The Sims 4 Launching Without Swimming Pools or Toddlers

A new developer blog from Maxis' Ryan Vaughan explains that the two features may be introduced later, though nothing is guaranteed.

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Related Topix: The Sims 4, Electronic Arts, Video Games

Thu Jun 26, 2014

International Business Times

SIMS 4 Create-A-SIM Tools: New Features for Body Editing, More...

Create-A-SIM tool on SIMS 4 is one of the most reshaped features of the game series and it allows players to edit SIMS with more depth than before.

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Related Topix: Electronic Arts, The Sims 4, Video Games, Playfish

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