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  1. AP reviewers name top pick for video games in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... "Destiny" and "Call of Duty." 7. "This War of Mine" (11 Bit Studios, for PC): If the virtual dollhouse series "The Sims" was set in a country where food and shelter were scare, it would be the gripping "This War of Mine." With haunting ...


  2. Game On blog: The Sims 4 ReviewRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 21 | Cape Cod Times

    Developer: EA Maxis Release Date: September 2014 ESRB Rating: T MSRP: $59.99 Genre: Simulation / Action-Adventure Platforms: Windows PC Developed by EA Maxis and published by Electronic Arts, The Sims 4 is the 4th major sub-series or generation for the main Sims series.


  3. The Sims 4 Outdoor Retreat Game Pack AnnouncedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | Cinema Blend News

    We recently reported on a possible upcoming expansion pack for The Sims 4 ; one of many that EA and Maxis undoubtedly have planned to release throughout the lifespan of The Sims 4 while it's on the market. The expansion is called Outdoor Retreat and is scheduled for release this upcoming January.


  4. A Small Change Just Made Building In The Sims 4 A Lot More FunRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Kotaku

    But we already knew about that-the developers had The cheat in question is called "Move Objects On," or "MOO" for short. It was a staple feature for many build mode-focused players back in the glory days of The Sims 3 , but EA didn't enable it in the new game from the outset.


  5. The Sims 4 Adds Free Careers; New Outdoor Pack RevealedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Cinema Blend News

    Electronic Arts and Maxis have announced that there are new careers added to The Sims 4 that includes new business opportunities, athletic options and outfits to go along with those new life choices. Over on The Sims website , Daniel has a top 10 list of things you 'need to know about the new careers update'.


  6. A new malware 'WireLurker' hits Apple devicesRead the original story

    Friday Dec 5 | PR Log

    ... the total number of downloads attributed to trojanized versions of popular games like International Snooker 2012, The Sims 3, Angry Birds, GRID, Two Worlds II, Bejeweled 3, Pro Evolution Soccer 2014 and Battlefield: Bad Company 2. WireLurker crashes ...


  7. A Spanish start-up will let you control a human a avatara remotely -- like The Sims, but for real lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | The Washington Post

    At first glance - and even second or third or fourth - Omnipresenz sounds like it belongs in a sci-fi movie, not on a crowdfunding site. The Spanish start-up, quickly dubbed "The Sims for real life" by many a skeptical media outlet, claims to be working toward a world in which experiencing life in Barcelona or Seoul or Timbuktu is as easy as going online and hooking up with a human "avatar."


  8. Making The Sims 4 A Lot More BloodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Kotaku

    More often than not, The Sims 4 is a peaceful game. Players can kill their Sims if they wish, but Sims never kill each other.


  9. Updates to "Human Orbit" (PC): New listing + Summary & ScreenshotRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 30 |

    ... own personalities and histories. - Immersive 3D world created by Dan Raihert (Environmental artist on Dead Space 3, The Sims 3) - Atmospheric SFX by Eli Hason (Senior Sound Designer on Thief (2014)) - Node Based Dialogue Editor - Modding Tools


  10. Electronic Arts' Shift To Digital Makes It A Great Buy As A New Battlefield NearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 30 | Seeking Alpha

    ... is there more room for this video game giant to run. EA is the publisher of games such as Battlefield , FIFA , and The Sims . By focusing heavily on digital revenue, EA has been able to experience strong operating cash flow growth. EA's digital ...


  11. EA scores top marks for LGBT equality in the workplaceRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Polygon

    ... , as well as including LGBT characters and same-sex relationships in its games, such as Mass Effect, Dragon Age and The Sims. Earlier this year, EA shrugged off its less flattering awards as Consumerist's Worst Company in America, defeating the ...


  12. EA Games earns an A for LGBT employmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2014 |

    ... a pioneer in home video gaming, producing popular games like Madden NFL, FIFA, Battlefield, Command & Conquer, and The Sims. It is poised for growth in 2015 with the releases of highly-anticipated games like Battlefield Hardline , Star Wars: ...


  13. 'On a whim one night, I fired off a CV'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... on in California - a bet that paid off when he eventually landed a different job at Maxis as a lead designer on The Sims, a wildly popular franchise. From there, it was success after success, with Hutchinson moving up into the role of creative ...


  14. 'Dragon Age: Inquisition' On Sale NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | PC Magazine

    ... date." As PCMag sister site IGN pointed out , Dragon Age: Origins, Dragon Age 2, the Mass Effect trilogy, and The Sims games all remain for sale via Origin in India, despite featuring same-sex romances. Stephanie began as a PCMag reporter in May ...


  15. Dragon Age: Inquisition Pulled From Sale in India Over Homosexual Sex SceneRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | IGN

    ... game's homosexual sex scenes. However, Dragon Age: Origins and Dragon Age 2, the Mass Effect trilogy, and a raft of The Sims games remain available via Origin in India despite featuring same-sex romance options. EA has confirmed to IGN that the ...


  16. Playing Call of Duty has long-term learning benefits for the brainRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | VentureBeat

    ... $8 an hour to play one of two types of video games: one with lots of action (Unreal Tournament), and one without (The Sims). Those playing the fast-paced shooting performed better at a visual perception task, which the researchers suspect have ...


  17. 'The Sims 4' Supernatural Expansion In Forum Discussion...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | 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.


  18. Apple mobile devices in China targeted by WireLurker malwareRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2014 | ITworld

    ... a Chinese third-party application store called Maiyadi were found to have been seeded with WireLurker, including "The Sims 3," "International Snooker 2012" and "Pro Evolution Soccer 2014," according to Palo Alto's research paper. Over the last six ...


  19. Apple malware is lurking on 'Angry Birds'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | MarketWatch

    "The Sims 3", "Bejeweled 3", "Angry Birds" and "NBA 2K13" are among the most downloaded of the apps on the China-based Maiyadi App Store infected with a new family of malware dubbed WireLurker, according to Palo Alto Networks Almost all of the 467 apps uploaded to the Maiyadi site during a two-week screening period, from April 30 to June 11, were infected, Palo Alto Networks said. Those four games alone racked up 86,248 downloads from Maiyadi as of Oct. 16, led by "The Sims 3" with 42,110 downloads and "Angry Birds", once the world's most popular app, with 14,009.


  20. Why the danger and hysteria surrounding the WireLurker malware is overblownRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | The Unofficial Apple Weblog (TUAW)

    ... App Store so popular? Well, it reportedly offers Mac apps for free, including popular titles such as Angry Birds , The Sims 3 , and Battlefield: Bad Company 2 . Remember kids, third party Mac App Stores are not your friends. Do not smoke with them ...