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EAs The Sims backs Comic Relief

Electronic Arts is set to raise thousands of pounds for Comic Relief via its best-selling The Sims franchise. The publisher will donate 1 for every Sims title sold in February and March to the charity – including the PC expansions and console versions of The Sims 3. Humour is an …

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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. The claim comes ahead of the release of The Sims 3 on Xbox 360 and PS3 on October 29th. It arrived on PC on June 5th this year. …

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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. In an upcoming study in the journal Current Biology, researchers Daphne Bavelier, Alexandre Pouget, and C. Shawn Green report that video games could provide a potent training regimen …

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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. The publisher will be presenting some of its biggest in-house titles, including the new Medal Of Honor, Need For Speed, Dead Space 2, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part …

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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 for the series in the future. As spotted by Superannuation, the likes of simsmedieval.com and thesimsgetmedieval.com suggest that a future …

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