After playing The Sims 2 for months in 2004, Brian, more commonly known by his online handle Pinstar, realized that he’d exhausted most of the game. In order to keep things fresh, he created a challenge for himself. He’d play the game through ten generations, working his way up from rags to riches. These rules became…
In real life, if you crave sweets during pregnancy, you’re supposedly due for a girl, but if you crave savory things it’ll be a boy. Another belief: carrying high leads to a girl, while carrying low is a boy. Surprisingly, superstitions like these can be found within games like The Sims, too.
After ten years, EA is pulling the plug on The Sims 2. Today the company said that it "will no longer be providing any new content or making any additional technical updates" for the game.
Scientists from the University of Rochester have found that playing fast-paced action video games helps players make decisions 25 percent faster than normal, yet no less accurate.
While the NPD Group has ceased providing weekly sales charts for the boxed-copy PC market in the US, it still hands out its monthly - and often hilarious - lists. Let's look at February's.
On Jan. 31 2000 Electronic Arts open the floodgates to another one of Will Wright's off-kilter, but strangely addictive games.
Of all the career paths the Sims franchise ever offered, the criminal career track was the most morally unambiguous with the least amount of consequences… until now.
Ghosts push aside alien abductions, werewolf infections and nightclubbing vampires to become the sole element of the occult in The Sims 3.
What's the last time you got knocked up in-game? Was it The Sims 2? Fable II? Or all the way back in 1992 with Dragon Quest V, featuring the first known playable pregnancy?
Do you have questions about The Sims 3? Well EA has just unleashed a massive amount of answers in the form a a 30-question Q&A document that covers everything from the new character personality system to what kind of parties your sims can participate in. Of course the big question on all major fans of the series is…