EA has announced that February 20, 2009, will mark the rather momentous occasion of stereotypical gamers finally venturing into the brightly lit outside world ... in the game
. It's the day The Sims 3
, the latest interactive simulation of an annoying, fickle, selfish and lazy race of creatures, will be distributed -- both physically and digitally -- to a bunch of annoying, fickle, selfish and lazy creatures.
If you'd like to append "supercilious" to that list of adjectives, you should consider purchasing The Sims 3 Collector's Edition
, which will include an exclusive in-game "Italian-style" sports car for you to maneuver through your envious neighborhood (no wonder those floating diamonds are green). Also included in the package will be a Sims
Plumbob USB drive, a tips and hints guide, The Sims 3
Plumbob stickers and, oh yes, the game