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Will Wright discusses new project

Will Wright, creator of The Sims and Spore, has revealed details of his new company’s debut project. Speaking to The LA Times, Wright revealed that he is working on a toy which he will take to the New York Toy Fair in February 2010 – where he will also give …

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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. Sega’s Empire: Total War enjoyed the same success back in February, which was the first PC No. 1 since Football Manager back in 2007. …

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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 told CasualGaming.biz. With the release of The Sims 3 less than a month away, you might be expecting to see …

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‘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. For the full story, visit MCV sister site CasualGaming.biz.

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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. The publisher confirmed at the Leipzig Game Convention this morning that a Collector’s Edition will also be in stores on the same date. The limited edition SKU will include the …

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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. The DS, PC and Mac title, set for release on Friday September 5th, comes from the man behind The Sims, Will Wright, and gives players a similar …

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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. Riccitiello said that the figures suggesting the PC market was slowing didn’t take into account the success of microstransaction and subscription models. However, he added …

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