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  1. Zapping Roommates and Partying With Aliens in The Sims 4: Get to WorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | IGN

    In The Sims 4, we were impressed with Sims' wide breadth of emotions and their newfound ability to multitask, but we admitted in our review that the base game was "barren" of content, readying itself for countless expansion packs to come. Between then and now, EA has countered this by releasing staggered online updates containing new features, and in January the game received its first, camping-themed 'Game Pack' - add-on content that offered a bit more extra gameplay than any of The Sims 3's numerous Stuff Packs.


  2. Why aren't you playing the Dragon Age: Inquisition singleplayer DLC yet?Read the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Gaming Nexus

    ... City, California, EA is recognized for a portfolio of critically acclaimed, high-quality blockbuster brands such as The Sims??, Madden NFL, EA SPORTS?? FIFA, Battlefield??, Dragon Age?? and Plants vs. Zombies??. More information about EA is ...


  3. BioWare Expands Dragon Age: Inquisition with Jaws of Hakkon - Available NowRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Business Wire

    ... Zombiesa . More information about EA is available at . Battlefield, Frostbite, Origin, EA SPORTS, The Sims, Dragon Age and Plants vs. Zombies, are trademarks of Electronic Arts Inc. and its subsidiaries. John Madden, NFL and FIFA are ...


  4. Freemium Field Test: The grinding SimCity BuildIt emphasizes obstacles, not opportunitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Macworld UK

    ... announced that it had closed the core Maxis studio in Emeryville, California. Maxis, of course, created SimCity and The Sims, and thrived for nearly three decades. The Sim series will continue on, and other EA studios may use the Maxis branding. But ...


  5. Gaming must evolve to woo more playersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | Denton Record-Chronicle

    ... said. "There are not very many games designed for or that really appeal to women. One of the big ones ... was The Sims . The Sims was a huge leap forward for that, but then it stopped." is now using Facebook Comments. To post a comment, ...


  6. A lot to like about 'Tipping Stars'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Toledo Blade

    ... giant Electronic Arts closed down the development studio Maxis Emeryville, known for creating such games as The Sims and SimCity . In a statement from EA, the company said it is consolidating Maxis with one of its studios in Redwood Shores, Calif. ...


  7. Cheats for The Sims FreeplayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | ZDNet Blogs

    A complete cheats guide for The Sims Freeplay and for iOS. Find and access the cheat your looking for through the well-organized layout.


  8. Video Games Are Better Without CharactersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | The Atlantic

    ... abandon my fledgling city. Such was the payload of SimCity : not a game about people, even though its residents, the Sims, would later get their own spin-off. Nor is it a game about particular cities, for it is difficult to recreate one with the ...


  9. 'The Sims 4' Celebrated In Numbers As Electronic Arts Releases...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | International Business Times

    Since the launch of "The Sims 4," a lot has happened in terms of Sims years in over a million Sim lives and characters that have been created. Electronic Arts has released a colourful and detailed infographic showing off what has happened in the world of "The Sims 4" since release.


  10. Sims Woohoo Four Times More Than Real-Life CouplesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | IGN

    According to the EA blog post, Sims players have created over 32 million Sims since the September 2014 launch of The Sims 4 , with 107 million hours of gameplay - that's 12,000 years - racked up. Cheekily, the infographic also suggests that Sim characters may have it better than those of us in the real world: apparently Sims engage in "woohoo" four times as much as real-life married couples, and there are far fewer Sim divorcees in comparison to reality as well.


  11. LIT Thurles hosts top digital games developers at Games FleadhRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Tipperary Today

    ... Arts (EA), which is responsible for producing some of the bestselling video game titles of all time, including The Sims, FIFA, Battlefield and Madden NFL. Brenda and John Romero have each more than 30 years' experience working in the gaming ...


  12. EA shuts down SimCity studio Maxis EmeryvilleRead the original story

    Friday Mar 6 | RedOrbit

    This game was the straw that broke the camel's back. Here's a promotional screenshot from SimCity 2013 It's a sad day for gamers everywhere: Maxis Emeryville, the studio responsible for developing hit titles such as SimCity and The Sims, closed its doors for good.


  13. SimEverything studio Maxis is shut downRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | Digital Trends

    Electronic Arts has shut down Maxis Emeryville, the original Maxis studio the birthed SimCity, The Sims, and many other significant PC games over the last 28 years. The Maxis brand carries on through teams in other locations, but the studio founded by Will Wright in 1987 is no more.


  14. Stocks finish slightly higher; Fortune names top workplaces; Google launches auto insurance site: P.M. Business News Links Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 |

    ... dio in Emeryville, Calif., which was responsible a number of uber-popular games like the latest SimCity, Spore, and The Sims. ( PC Magazine )


  15. EA shuts down studio responsible for The Sims, SimCityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 |

    ... a serious blow. According to Fortune on March 5, Electronic Arts has shut down the studio that created SimCity and The Sims . Of course, the company isn't just allowing those huge hits to die, so it's more of a symbolic loss for the community. EA ...


  16. EA shuts down 'SimCity' studio MaxisRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 5 | TheCelebrityCafe

    ... laid off reported the news on Twitter. The company said that the Sim brand will live on, though, with SimCity and The Sims development continuing under EA Studios. Still, the Maxis offices in Emeryville, California will be closed. "These changes do ...


  17. EA Shutting Down 'SimCity' Studio Maxis EmeryvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | PC Magazine

    Electronic Arts is shutting down its primary Maxis studio in Emeryville, Calif., which was responsible a number of uber-popular games like the latest SimCity, Spore, and The Sims. News of the shutdown first spread on Thursday after this tweet from SimCity designer Guillaume Pierre: Well it was a fun 12 years, but it's time to turn off the lights and put the key under the door.


  18. Electronic Arts closes Maxis studio, makers of SimCity and The SimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | CBC News

    A screenshot of 2013's SimCity, by Maxis Interactive. Video game publisher Electronic Arts shuttered Maxis this week, marking the end of the studio responsible for the internationally acclaimed SimCity and The Sims series.


  19. EA Closes Maxis EmeryvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | OhNoTheyDidnt

    On March 4, 2015, EA announced they will be closing Maxis Emeryville. Known for older Sims titles before The Sims Studio, Spore and the latest SimCity, Maxis Emeryville has been around for many years and has created many fan favourites.


  20. SimCity Studio Is Shut Down By EA GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | LBC 97.3

    ... and put the key under the door. #RIPMaxisEmeryville." Maxis was founded in 1987 and is best known for SimCity and The Sims. The studio was acquired by EA in 1997. Most of the resources were eventually focused on The Sims series, which is now looked ...