Archive | October, 2011

SVT Reviews the Sims 3: Pets

We have written a review of the Sims 3: Pets for PC and Mac. In this review we take a look at the three types of pets you can take in the game (horses, cats and dogs).

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New Sims games portal site

EA has launched a new portal site for the Sims franchise. The site is still a bit empty, so clearly a work in progress, but it does look awesome.

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New poll: what pet have you started your family with?

It’s almost the end of the month, so that means that it’s time for a new poll… well that’s not necessarily a conclusion you can make, but I do it anyway.

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Sims 3: Pets console trailer starring Trevor Mountleg

Check out this trailer for the Sims 3: Pets for console, starring Trevor Mountleg.

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The Sims 3: Pets officially in stores now

Yes, today is the day that the Sims 3: Pets will finally be officially in stores. If you haven’t done so already you can now go to the store and pick up a copy of the game.

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Download Iams Pets Starter Kit

On the Sims Store you can now download a special starter kit for your Pets, sponsored by Iams.

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Other fansite impressions of Pets

Last week we visited the EA office and got to play with the Sims 3: Pets. But we weren’t the only site to visit. Several of our colleagues have also visited the office and wrote articles about that as well.

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American politician got inspiration from SimCity 4

Herman Cain, a presidential hopeful of the American Republican Party has made the news lately with his ’999 plan’. This plan is focussed all around the American tax system. But did he come up with the plan himself, or did he draw inspiration from a certain video game?

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EA/Maxis starts official SimCity Facebook Page

We haven’t heard anything from Maxis in a long time, but now they are showing to the world that they still exist. The development team at Maxis has started an official SimCity page on Facebook.

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