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It's unlikely we'll ever see a licensed game based on supernatural drama Being Human – although, stranger things have happened – so it's good to see my fantasy may be fulfilled through The Sims 3.While waiting for my SimCity hands-on, I checked out The Sims 3's new seasons and supernatu...

August 18th 2012 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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Winter is coming... to The Sims 3! EA announced today during its showcase that everyone's favorite people simulator will have a seasons expansion this November. Those who pre-order the game will receive the ice lounge set, a furniture set made out of ice.%Gallery-161681%

August 2nd 2012 at 4:37pm 0 Comments
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The Sims 3 Showtime: Katy Perry was just not enough Katy Perry-themed expansion content for The Sims 3. An absolutely unacceptable dearth of Katy Perry remained.Luckily, EA has rescued us from a life of insufficient simulated Katy Perry paraphernalia with the announcement of The Sims 3 Katy Perry's...

April 3rd 2012 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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When reality television made its first foray into prime time, it was fairly clear why networks jumped on the trend with such enthusiasm. "Do we want to pay paltry sums of money to film untrained, attention-hungry people doing strange things in equally cheap locations? Yes. One thousand times yes."...

February 1st 2012 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Katy Perry has conquered the celebrity scene in reality and has moved to take over virtual realms, starting with The Sims. The collector's edition of The Sims 3 Showtime, which launches in March, will feature the Ultimate Stage bonus venue, Katy Perry themed items and a poster, as well as adv...

January 17th 2012 at 11:00pm 0 Comments
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The Sims 3 will receive its sixth expansion, Showtime, in March 2012. The clubbin' and stagecraft expansion will allow puppet masters across the globe to send their Sims into a friend's game to "perform at their venue in front of their Sims where you both will earn rewards." Beyond the "SimPor...

December 6th 2011 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Are you still unable to get even a smidgen of forgiveness from your Sim family for locking Aunt Debby in a doorless closet until she died in a pool of her own self-mess? Maybe a trip to upcoming Sims 3 expansion Hidden Springs is in order! A magical museum, a rustic lodge and a little myster...

August 5th 2011 at 12:30am 0 Comments
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With The Sims 3's latest expansion, Generations, launching this week, it's time for EA to announce the next installment: Pets. The title will be an "entirely new standalone game" on Xbox 360, PS3 and Nintendo 3DS. It'll be a standard expansion on PC and Mac. The Sims 3: Pets will give players di...

June 4th 2011 at 1:00am 0 Comments
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If hooking up in the hot tub isn't your ultimate end-game in The Sims 3, then you might want to check out Generations, the latest expansion. Now it's your mid-life crisis instead of just another Tuesday! It's all about experiencing life's major moments, like raising lawn-hating teenagers.

May 18th 2011 at 11:00pm 0 Comments
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The Sims are getting ready for some cross-generational play this spring. Wow, that opening line could be totally misinterpreted. Anyway, the latest expansion pack, Generations, adds items like bunk beds, the ability to have lavish weddings and a solid "midlife crisis" -- which we're guessing mean...

April 6th 2011 at 5:15am 0 Comments
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With limited time, 3DS systems and eyes capable of processing 3D, we couldn't deliver full reviews for the full 3DS launch lineup. However, we've got the next best thing, a ton of impressions on some of our favorite releases we couldn't get enough quality time with for a full critique. Betwe...

March 28th 2011 at 4:00pm 0 Comments