Archive | January, 2012

Maxis is back and working on something new?

We haven’t heard a lot from Maxis lately. Their last game Darkspore wasn’t a huge success and they are no longer officially linked to the Sims, since that game is being done at a separate studio now.
But from the looks of it, Maxis is making a return.

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Reminder: Showtime live chat in 30 minutes

In about 30 minutes, a live chat will take place for the Sims 3: Showtime, the upcoming expansion for the Sims 3.

Join Senior Game Designer, Aaron Conners, on Thursday, January 26 for an exclusive live preview of The Sims 3 Showtime Expansion pack.

Starting at 10:00 a.m. PST, we’ll treat gamers to a special look at the newest expansion coming for The Sims 3. Conners will share gameplay techniques, demo the all-new SimPort feature and show-off the different ways for your Sims to rise to fame!

Conners will also be taking questions about the expansion during our live Q&A, so come prepared. You can submit your query at any time during the session by using the “Cover It Live” function at the bottom of the page.

Looking to get some cool swag from The Sims team? Tune in live and Tweet mentioning #TS3Showtime for your chance to be selected for random giveaways.

[ The Sims 3: Showtime Live chat ]

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The Sims 3: Master Suite Stuff available now

The Sims 3: Master Suite Stuff has been released and is now available to buy.

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New poll: what version of Showtime will you be buying?

It’s time for a new poll. Simple as that.

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S3 Showtime: Katy Perry edition announced

Today EA announced Katy Perry will get her very own collectors edition of The Sims 3 Showtime. We got a new trailer, a packshot and some screens along with the announcement.

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We’re hiring; come write for SVT

It has been a while, but for all of you who have always aspired to become a writer for the SVTimes; now is your chance. Sunset Valley Times is looking for people to join the team.

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Holiday theme back to the storage

As you may have noticed, the site is back to its “normal” self. We’ve put the holiday theme back in the storage, for later use and it has stopped snowing.

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Video of Master Suite live chat

Yesterday, EA held a live chat about the Sims 3: Master Suite stuff, the upcoming stuff pack for the Sims 3. Couldn’t make it to the chat, or do you want to see all the awesome things once again? They’ve provided a video of the event, that you can watch back.

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Vampires in the new clothes of Master Suite stuff

EA has just posted this screen to Facebook. It shows the vampires (from Late Night) in some of the new attire that’s included in Master Suite stuff.

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