Weed And A Nintendo Game Taught Me A Valuable Lesson About Parenting

I imagine that parents get struck with a revelation in the process of rearing a child that helps them appreciate the enormity of the task before them. I say “imagine” because I’ve never had a child. At least, a real one. But I was struck by that revelation recently thanks to a small, weird Nintendo game of all things. » 4/20/15 2:20pm 4/20/15 2:20pm

The Sims 4 Is Getting An Outdoorsy 'Game Pack' Next Month

After weeks of fan speculation about a possible expansion for The Sims 4, players got an answer from its creator today. Yes, the game is getting its first batch of paid DLC soon. But it's not a full "expansion" like the ones previous Sims games received. Rather, it's a "Game Pack," and it sounds sort of fishy. » 12/19/14 12:00pm 12/19/14 12:00pm

A Small Change Just Made Building In The Sims 4 A Lot More Fun

The Sims 4 got an update yesterday that, among others things, added the two new careers to the game. But we already knew about that—the developers had promised they were coming back in November. Buried within EA's announcement was something far more exciting for many Sims fans: the return of a beloved cheat code. » 12/17/14 6:30pm 12/17/14 6:30pm

It Only Took Me An Hour To Drown My Sims In Their New Pool

Swimming pools made their long-awaited comeback in The Sims 4 today. Some players responded warmly to this news by starting to build the most intricate architectural fixtures they could muster. I had something else in mind. Something much darker. Once I got the update, I immediately started trying to drown my Sims. » 11/04/14 4:15pm 11/04/14 4:15pm