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EA addresses exclusion of toddlers and pools in The Sims 4

The Sims 4 producer Rachel Franklin addressed fan concerns in a recent blog post, explaining why the latest game in the series lacks previously introduced features like pools and the toddler life stage. Franklin explains that The Sims 4's redesigned technology base required the team to focus on...

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The Sims 4 will lack toddler life stage, death by pool at launch

Sims series producer Ryan Vaughan has revealed new details about the upcoming burn-the-house-down-when-you-try-to-make-spaghetti simulator, The Sims 4. Unfortunately, this new information brings to light what won't be in the game. In The Sims 4, human larvae will metamorphose quickly, as the...

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Sims 4 from the E3 floor

Checking out the Sims franchise early at any major event is like watching someone else play with your dolls ... I mean, action figures. You watch the presentation, listen to the salient bullet points and all you want to do is push the guy off the computer and just play the game. The Sims 4...

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The Sims 4 debuts September 2 [update: trailer]

EA has another entry in its fan-favorite virtual life simulation series The Sims en route to PC. Though EA offered scant new gameplay details on The Sims 4, the publisher did reveal a September 2 release date....

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Watch EA's E3 2014 press conference right here [Update: It's over!]

Find out what new games are coming from EA with us on our liveblog and in video form on this page. The action begins at 12:00 p.m. PT (3:00 p.m. ET). The publisher's E3 2014 press conference in Los Angeles will feature games like Dragon Age: Inquisition and Battlefield Hardline, spotlight the...

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Sims 4 trailer reveals potential Real World: Joystiq housing options

Previously on Real World: Joystiq - The team found out how it'll create its virtual representations with the wide palette of customization options (minus chest hair, apparently) for our Sims 4 house coming this fall. Today we get to take a look at the domicile customization options. Hmm, is the...

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Real World: Joystiq coming this fall to The Sims 4

This is the true story (true story!) of what happens when Joystiq editors are picked to live in a Sims 4 house and have their lives streamed on Twitch. To find out what happens, when colleagues stop being polite and start getting real. The Real World: Joystiq, coming this fall to The Sims 4....

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The Sims 4 earns an 18+ rating in Russia to protect children

Won't someone please think of the children? The Sims 4 has been given an 18+ rating in Russia, due to content deemed "harmful" to children. The news was first tweeted by the official Russian Sims account, which later clarified that the rating was given to the game in accordance with Russian law...

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The Sims 4 ships for PC in fall 2014

The Sims 4 will launch worldwide for PC platforms in the fall of next year, Electronic Arts announced today. Developed by EA Maxis' The Sims Studio, The Sims 4 ups the series' surrealist life-simulation ante with more lifelike Sims and a new creation-focused player toolkit. An Origin-exclusive...

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The Sims 3 saves won't carry over to The Sims 4

The Sims 3 players must sever ties with their current relationships and start anew in The Sims 4, as EA says save files will not transfer between games. "We have brand new technology driving the game so unfortunately none of that carries over," producer Ryan Vaughan tells Videogamer. "Especially...

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