Entries in 'the sims' (28)

The Sims 4 unveiled, due next year

The Sims 4 unveiled, due next year

Electronic Arts has unveiled The Sims 4 for 2014.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 20th 2013 at 3:12PM in News
Katy Perry teams up with The Sims

Katy Perry teams up with The Sims

EA has announced a collaboration with Katy Perry which will see the music star appear in future DLC and ad campaigns.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 17th 2012 at 5:12PM in News

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Will Wright unveils new game HiveMind

Will Wright unveils new game HiveMind

Veteran games designer Will Wright has announced his latest games project and start-up developer HiveMind. 

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Nov 17th 2011 at 10:24AM in News
The Sims 3: Pets

The Sims 3: Pets

The Sims has established itself as one of the most successful games franchises of all time, selling more than 140m units worldwide.While pets have previously featured in the simulation series, ...

Billy Langsworthy
by Billy Langsworthy
on Oct 18th 2011 at 1:06PM in News
Zynga targets 'die-hard gamers' with Mafia Wars 2

Zynga targets 'die-hard gamers' with Mafia Wars 2

Facebook games giant Zynga believes it can win over the core gamer with its upcoming release Mafia Wars 2.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Oct 3rd 2011 at 7:00PM in News
Another week at No.1 for Zumba Fitness

Another week at No.1 for Zumba Fitness

505 Games’ Zumba Fitness has scored its seventh consecutive week at the top of the UKIE Gfk Chart-Track All Formats Top 40.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Aug 1st 2011 at 10:05AM in News

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INTERVIEW: Jeff Karp, EA

INTERVIEW: Jeff Karp, EA

EA’s ‘casual’ division EA Play may not, at first glance, be the cutting edge of the company. It looks after family oriented products like The Sims (11-years-old and counting) and Harry ...

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jul 26th 2011 at 1:46PM in News
EA: The Sims goes Social

EA: The Sims goes Social

One of the PC’s biggest boxed gaming franchises of all time – The Sims – is now heading to Facebook.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jun 7th 2011 at 10:27AM in News
EA’s The Sims backs Comic Relief

EA’s The Sims backs Comic Relief

Electronic Arts is set to raise thousands of pounds for Comic Relief via its best-selling The Sims franchise.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 22nd 2011 at 2:34PM in News
EA aiming for simultaneous Sims future

EA aiming for simultaneous Sims future

Publisher EA hopes that future instalments in the highly lucrative The Sims series could see a simultaneous release on console and PC.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 4th 2010 at 3:06PM in News

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COD makes you quick

COD makes you quick

Cognitive scientists from the University of Rochester have discovered that playing action video games trains people to make the right decisions faster.

Mat Bettinson
by Mat Bettinson
on Sep 14th 2010 at 5:51PM in News
EA announces E3 line-up

EA announces E3 line-up

Electronic Arts will be showing off its multiplatform force with a line-up that boasts major titles in all key genres.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 10th 2010 at 4:09PM in News
The Sims going back in time?

The Sims going back in time?

Expansion packs for The Sims have proved a highly lucrative business for publisher EA in the past, and a host of new URL registrations point to a possible new direction ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 1st 2010 at 4:45PM in News
Will Wright discusses new project

Will Wright discusses new project

Will Wright, creator of The Sims and Spore, has revealed details of his new company's debut project.

by Tim Ingham
on Oct 8th 2009 at 11:13AM in News

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UK CHARTS: Sims 3 debuts at the top

UK CHARTS: Sims 3 debuts at the top

EA’s The Sims 3 has wrestled the top spot from UFC 2009: Undisputed, marking the second time a PC game has topped the charts this year.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 8th 2009 at 11:41AM in News
Future of The Sims yet to be decided

Future of The Sims yet to be decided

The development team working on The Sims 3 has yet to even consider what expansions might follow the full release of the game next month, executive producer Ben Bell has ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 11th 2009 at 3:22PM in News
'Spore was made for casual gamers'

'Spore was made for casual gamers'

Will Wright has admitted that he designed Spore with purely casual gamers in mind – and that ‘hardcore’ players didn’t even get a look-in during testing.

by Tim Ingham
on Oct 1st 2008 at 12:00PM in News
LEIPZIG 08: Sims 3 release date confirmed

LEIPZIG 08: Sims 3 release date confirmed

EA has announced that The Sims 3 will be released globally on February 20th, on PC and via digital download.

by Tim Ingham
on Aug 20th 2008 at 11:24AM in News
Spore could be the new Sims, says EA

Spore could be the new Sims, says EA

Giant publisher Electronic Arts has great expectations for its upcoming innovative title Spore, comparing its long term potential with the ever-popular Sims series.

by Tim Ingham
on Jul 10th 2008 at 11:28AM in News
Riccitiello: Casual saving ‘soft’ PC market

Riccitiello: Casual saving ‘soft’ PC market

Electronic Arts boss John Riccitiello has stuck the knife into the state of PC gaming – but backed the casual sector to strengthen the format.

by Tim Ingham
on May 14th 2008 at 12:40PM in News
EA: The Sims 3 could come to console

EA: The Sims 3 could come to console

The boss of EA’s dedicated Sims division, Nancy Smith, has said that The Sims 3 may come to more formats than PC after it is released next year.

by Tim Ingham
on May 8th 2008 at 12:14PM in News
The Sims hits 100m worldwide sales

The Sims hits 100m worldwide sales

Gamedaily is reporting that The Sims has cemented its place as the best selling PC franchise of all time by shifting 100 million units worldwide, taking in 60 countries across ...
by Neil Long
on Apr 16th 2008 at 10:53AM in News
EA announces new Sims games

EA announces new Sims games

Electronic Arts has announced The Sims 2 Double Deluxe and The Sims 2 Kitchen and Bath Interior Design Stuff, due for release on April 15th.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 7th 2008 at 10:11AM in News