Tag Archives: simulation

Dovetail Games to expand beyond Train Simulator with fishing sim

Dovetail Games, the creator of Train Simulator, is to expand into new segments with a fishing simulation title. Former EA execs Rob O’Farrell and Chris Roberts are leading the development of Dovetail Games Fishing, which will allow budding fishermen to utilise a ‘Total Cast Control’ mechanism to find, attract, catch …

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FIFA 14 predicts German victory at Brazil World Cup

Germany will win the 2014 World Cup, if EA’s licensed PS3 and Xbox 360 World Cup game is anything to go by. EA simulated the entire tournament in 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil, which saw the Germans topple hosts Brazil 2-1 in extra time in the final. Even more astonishingly, …

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Microsoft Flight lands on Steam

Microsoft has ditched Games for Windows Live exclusivity for its free-to-play Flight game, which has just arrived on Steam. The downloadable PC title – which uses a microtransactions payment model – launched on February 29th exclusively on Games for Windows Live. Now it’s available on Steam for free, including several …

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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. The publisher says Perry will work closely with The Sims Studio to help create in-game accessories, clothing, hairstyles and furniture. She will also appear in TV ads, online promotions …

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Excalibur’s secret PC success

When you think of a Top Ten PC game, the likes of StarCraft II, World of Warcraft, The Sims and Football Manager probably spring to mind. You certainly don’t think of Farming Simulator 2011. But this quirky little niche game not only raced into sixth place in the PC Top Ten, it …

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