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  1. Fantasy LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Gaming Nexus

    ... bad, but it turned me off a bit because I already dislike similar gameplay styles in titles like Animal Crossing or The Sims. Building relationships and alliances has always been more interesting to me than mowing my virtual lawn or finding the ...


  2. Ubisoft announces Jade Raymond's departureRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    ... become Sony Online's first research and development group, Raymond became known for production skills first on The Sims Online for Electronic Arts and then Assassin's Creed at Ubisoft Montreal. The success of the latter franchise propelled Raymond ...


  3. System Update: Classic video game controller keeps standing test of timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | New York Daily News

    ... side-scrollers. If there is a fault, it lies in the handling of real-time strategy games and titles such as The Sims, but even there, the controller can (and often does) find a way. The wildest thing? We've only just now entered this new console era ...


  4. Trailer Roundup: In which names are in all caps and few things explodeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Gamasutra

    ... if you're interested in multiplayer, construction-themed town building with the kind of creative control found in The Sims, give this one a look. From the developer: "In the game the player controls a robot sent to investigate a mysterious, ...


  5. Worth Reading: 10/13/2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 |

    ... expanding, trading, going to war and collapsing. Non-player characters have had a range of behavioral freedom in The Sims series. In each game, the player is able to determine their own character's degree of autonomy, while other systems determine ...


  6. Storm8 Levels Up Executive Ranks With Game Industry VeteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | Market Wire

    ... Electronic Arts and was there for nearly 20 years, with a majority of his time spent at the Maxis studio leading The Sims franchise. Parkis started his game career at The Walt Disney Company where he worked on online worlds and games spanning the ...


  7. Myst to return as TV series, tie-in gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 |

    ... Pocket PC, the game held the record of the world's best-selling PC game for years until it was dethroned by EA's The Sims in 2002. Its sequels, including a massively multiplayer online project, didn't fare so well, and recent re-releases on ...


  8. EA Tiburon contest includes non-sports game ideasRead the original story

    Monday Oct 6 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA). Electronic Arts has a broader focus than EA Tiburon, designing such games as SimCity, The Sims, Mass Effect and games based on movies like The Lord of the Rings and Star Wars. The Maitland studio was founded in 1994 as ...


  9. Can Action Video Games Boost Short-term Memory?Read the original story

    Monday Oct 6 | Psychology Today

    ... (playing action games such as Call of Duty ) or a non-action condition (playing non-action video games such as The Sims 3 ). Game performance was measured over thirty days with each participant playing at least one hour each day. Their working ...


  10. How EA's jet-setting founder avoided $26 million in taxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | Ars Technica

    ... an Apple marketing director in 1982 to found Electronic Arts . In addition to the Madden franchise, EA has produced The Sims , FIFA, and a slew of other video games. Hawkins later formed 3DO, a gaming company that issued its first console in 1993. ...


  11. 'The Sims 4' First Expansion Pack To Roll Out Tomorrow With ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 30 | International Business Times

    A presentation of "The Sims 4" is given at the Electronic Arts World Premiere: E3 2014 Preview press conference at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California, June 9, 2014. The event takes place on the eve of the annual three-day Electronic Entertainment Expo video game conference.


  12. The Sims 3 or The Sims 4?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 |

    ... .. which one is better? or should I install both? I would advise reading the differences between the two. I prefer the Sims 3 with the open world. Check out the reviews on the Sims 4 and you'll see that it's headed down the same road as Sim City. ...


  13. Sony Finally Shutting Down PlayStation Home On PS3Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 |

    ... one experiment, game-based character items were another, but mostly it seemed to be a less structured version of The Sims and Second Life where Home users would run around messing with one another however they could. That ranged from having a dance ...


  14. The big questionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Cavalier Daily

    ... require me to actually quote anyone or present objective, factual information. After my landmark review of "The Sims 3," a 600-word account of my experience murdering my Sims in a psychotic, Poe-like fashion, I was promoted to humor columnist. More ...


  15. Sims 4 Mods Add Teen Pregnancy, Incest and PolygamyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Kotaku

    Mods allow players to add nearly anything they want to The Sims 4 -and this includes stuff that could be considered to be on the more on the taboo side of things. Under normal circumstances, you can only pursue certain types of relationships with certain people.


  16. Extra Punctuation: How to Make The Sims Double As A Corporate Workplace SimulatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | The Escapist

    There's one thing I'll say The Sims 4 has over The Sims 3 , and that's that it at least doesn't pester you to share your latest achievements on Facebook every five fucking seconds. But on the other hand, I mainly didn't like that because I'm a hunchbacked goblin who hides under a bridge from the judging eyes of society, and for the kind of people who actually like The Sims , that's just another for the list of features The Sims 4 has arbitrarily removed.


  17. Ea Sports Fifa 15 Available Now in North AmericaRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Hispanic Business

    ... Dragon AgeTM and Plants vs. ZombiesTM. More information about EA is available at . EA SPORTS, SSX, The Sims, Dragon Age, Plants vs. Zombies, Ultimate Team and Battlefield are trademarks of Xbox 360 is a trademark of the Microsoft ...


  18. Who Benefits From Apple's iOS 8 App Bundles?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | The Motley Fool

    ... and get more of them in the top 100, helping them sell better individually. EA could also benefit from bundles with The Sims , Spore , and most of its other paid titles in some form. Warner Bros. is capitalizing on its Harry Potter Lego games, Rovio ...


  19. MyGO Games Holding Co. Establishes Advisory Board of Industry VeteransRead the original story

    Monday Sep 22 | Customer Interaction Solutions

    ... working on an unannounced product and Star Wars Galaxies at Sony Online Entertainment; VP and Executive Producer of The Sims Online at Electronic Arts/Maxis; VP and Executive Producer at Origin Systems managing Ultima Online; and Senior VP and ...


  20. NCAA, MTV, BET join Obama campaign against sexual assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | The Hill

    The White House has enlisted the NCAA, MTV and Electronic Arts, the producer of popular video games like The Sims and the Madden NFL franchise, to promote its new public awareness campaign against campus sexual assault. President Obama and Vice President Biden will unveil the "It's On Us" program during an event Friday at the White House.