The Sims

  • SimCity Creator Will Wright’s New App Wants To Create A Graphic Novel Of Your LIfe

    SimCity Creator Will Wright’s New App Wants To Create A Graphic Novel Of Your LIfe

    The creator of SimCity, Will Wright, has come out with a new app called THRED — and it isn’t a game. Instead, Wright describes it as a natively built way to browse “the World Wide Web” in a more pure sense. The THRED app is essentially a collection of pieces of content that range anywhere from games, photos, locations and such strung together in a thread in a cover… Read More

  • EA Releases The Sims FreePlay For The iPhones And iPad

    EA Releases The Sims FreePlay For The iPhones And iPad

    Get ready to set your house on fire! The Sims are back and are awaiting their invisible leader — you. Players have full control over a number of Sim characters just like The Sims of old. As the omnipotent creator, gamers have the ability to cause Sims to fall in love, live their life and watch them go to the bathroom. For free! No word on a naked cheat code, though. Read More

  • Direct2Drive Gets The Sims, Puts Them On Sale

    We talk about Steam seemingly every 18 seconds here, so it’s only fair that we pay attention to some of the other digital download services that are out there. Direct2Drive, the IGN-owned download service, has added The Sims to its existing catalog of “more than” 2,500 games. That means one thing for y’all: there’s a big sale! Read More

  • The Sims Have Gone Medieval

    The Sims, still going strong. EA has announced the development of a new game in the series, which it’s calling The Sims Medieval. As the name implies (actually, I’m pretty sure that’s slightly stronger than implication, having the word in the title), the game takes place in the time of knights and chivalry and all that fun stuff. Did The Sims just get interesting again? (Yes.) Read More

  • Sims 3 slowly making its way to consoles later this year

    What’s the big holdup here? Apparently the latest version of real-life simulator, The Sims 3, which came out on PC in June of last year will make its way to consoles, but not until the third quarter of this year. Read More

  • CrunchDeals: Sims 3 for $30

    Whether you love the Sims franchise or not, the PC version is $30 (today only). That’s $10 off just about everywhere else. My particular household is in a love/hate relationship with the game. I hate that I get sucked into it and my wife loves to make fun of me for playing it. Read More

  • CrunchDeals: The Sims Online goes free

    [photopress:8_sims_online.jpg,full,center] The Sims were fun. I remember my ex-girlfriend would spend hours ignoring me and Tony Hawk while she sat hunched over her Mac’s keyboard making them go to work. There was a warning sign there I should have seen but didn’t. No matter, that was the past, and here in the present, you can play Sims Online for free. It’s not the full… Read More