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Want a free copy of MySims and an exciting trip to the bathroom? Taco Bell and EA have partnered up on a new Kid's Meal promotion. Starting today, Taco Bell Kid's Meals will offer one of three MySims-branded items: a sticker case, a MySims Sky Heroes activity poster or a full copy of MySims for PC....

September 25th 2010 at 5:00am 0 Comments
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If you saw that awfully cute trailer for EA's upcoming MySims Sky Heroes title, you probably wondered the same thing everyone else did: What's a decidedly M-rated character doing in an E-rated setting? Not only does Dead Space's Isaac Clarke make a cameo in the game as a playable chibi pilot, but M...

September 24th 2010 at 11:00pm 0 Comments
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According to EA's list of upcoming titles in its latest earnings report, a couple of high-profile games are going to be released this summer between July 1 and September 30: Realtime Worlds' crime-themed MMO APB (which is likely to be the "major MMO" to whose spring release John Riccitiello referred...

February 8th 2010 at 5:20pm 0 Comments
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According to a new trademark, EA's surprisingly adorable MySims are preparing for another adventure -- after Agents, Kingdom, Party, Racing, and the original MySims (the last of which being less of an adventure and more of a life). EA has filed a trademark for MySims Sky Heroes (and MySims SkyHeroes...

February 1st 2010 at 10:32am 0 Comments

Prepare to crack some skulls and extract information with a pair of pliers this September with ... MySims Agents. OK, so using torture tactics to get what you need out of sources is likely out, but the game will allegedly allow you to use "wits, skills and trusty collection of gadgets to solve p...

June 23rd 2009 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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thatgamecompany, the studio behind flOw and Flower, has managed to sweep away former EA developer Robin Hunicke. Hunicke worked as the lead designer behind MySims, and produced the two Wii Boom Blox titles. In a statement to Kotaku, Hunicke explains that she wants "to reach new people, with new e...

May 21st 2009 at 8:15pm 0 Comments
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We always had this sneaking suspicion during our time in MySims' adorably rendered township -- an inkling that some great criminal presence was operating just below the surface of those colorful suburbs. Your quiet, saucer-eyed neighbor, Julia? Drug pusher. Mike, the lawyer from down the street? Hu...

April 22nd 2009 at 10:45am 0 Comments
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EA's perpetual joke -- on you -- comes to an ironic end on April Fools' Day with the release of de-authorization tools for each of its 19 PC games with SecuROM copy protection (full list and download links after the break). If you've been working on that class action lawsuit against EA for bundling...

April 1st 2009 at 12:17pm 0 Comments
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What a glorious day, which was only made better by EA's announcement that MySims Party will be available for Wii and DS this March. Yes, the saccharin collection of minigames -- 40 in the DS version and 50 on the Wii -- will keep you smiling ... like you just ate the family pet and nobody knows.MyS...

February 10th 2009 at 9:59am 0 Comments
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We almost forgot that EA planned to expand its MySims franchise on the Wii and DS, but then we remembered this post, and also that this is EA.MySims Party was last discussed in February, and is exactly what you'd expect: 50-odd waggle-heavy minigames for up to four players. Yes, alright, it's anoth...

January 7th 2009 at 12:47pm 0 Comments

Things aren't going so well in the world of EA. Disappointing sales of games like Mirror's Edge and Dead Space have forced the company to restructure, letting go of 10% of its workforce. However, we see newfound hope for the company's bottom line with its latest Nintendo-focused efforts. EA is plann...

January 7th 2009 at 10:28am 0 Comments