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The Sims 4 gets a huge November 12th update, full patch notes revealed

Electronic Arts and Maxis have released a huge new update for The Sims 4. The November 12th update brings a few new Holiday items available for you in Create A Sim. Moreover, it brings a new Multi Story Column feature to help you build tall columns for a grand entrance or interior. Continue reading The Sims 4 gets a huge November 12th update, full patch notes revealed

Bioware, DICE, Maxis, Criterion and EA Sports are working on new games for EA

On its preliminary financial results for its second fiscal quarter ended September 30, 2019, EA revealed that some of its studios or working on brand new games. As such, gamers can expect new titles from Bioware, DICE, Maxis and Criterion. Continue reading Bioware, DICE, Maxis, Criterion and EA Sports are working on new games for EA

Ex-Maxis Dev on EA – Great Place to Work, Maxis Was Closed Due to The Sims Overshadowing SimCity

Reddit’s member ‘vertexnormal‘ – who is a former Maxis developer – has talked a bit about the closure of Maxis Emeryville, and shed some additional light to it. According to vertexnormal, Maxis Emeryville was closed because the SimCity series was it suffered from The Sims’ huge success. And even though the older SimCity games made a profit, they were not even close to what The Sims had achieved. Continue reading Ex-Maxis Dev on EA – Great Place to Work, Maxis Was Closed Due to The Sims Overshadowing SimCity

Electronic Arts Shuts Down Maxis Emeryville

Well, we all saw that coming. After the hugely disappointing latest part of the SimCity series, EA decided to pull the plug and shut down the studio that was behind it. Yeap, Maxis Emeryville, the team responsible for Spore and the SimCity series, is no more. And while a dedicated team of ex-Maxis devs is hired by EA in order to keep SimCity alive, we kind of expect to see this game being abandoned really soon. Continue reading Electronic Arts Shuts Down Maxis Emeryville

TV-Series ‘Friends’ – Environments + Characters – Recreated In The Sims 4

Reddit’s member “ian80” has shared a set of screenshots, showing the well known comedy TV-series ‘Friends’ being recreated in The Sims 4. What’s interesting here is that almost all rooms have been recreated, as well as all five main characters. This is awesome and shows what players can achieve in this latest The Sims title. Enjoy! Continue reading TV-Series ‘Friends’ – Environments + Characters – Recreated In The Sims 4

The Sims 4 – Anti-Piracy Countermeasures Spotted, Game Gets Pixelated In Pirated Copies

Well, The Sims 4 may not be what its fans have been waiting for (and some features that were included in The Sims 3 may not be present in this new part of the series), but this does not give gamers the right to pirate it, right? Still, we all know that some will join the dark side in order to give Maxis and EA the middle finger, however – and if you are one of them – you are in for a big surprise. Continue reading The Sims 4 – Anti-Piracy Countermeasures Spotted, Game Gets Pixelated In Pirated Copies

The Sims 4 – Recommended PC Requirements Revealed

Electronic Arts and Maxis have revealed the recommended PC requirements for The Sims 4. According to the game’s official FAQ, PC gamers will need an Intel Core i5 or faster or AMD Athlon X4 and an NVIDIA GTX 650 GPU (or better) in order to properly enjoy this new sim. Yeap, these are pretty high requirements for a ‘The Sims’ game. You can view the full list below! Continue reading The Sims 4 – Recommended PC Requirements Revealed

The Sims 4 – 89 Features That Were Present In Previous Games Are Missing From This Latest Version

Sims4News has shared a list of the features that were implemented in the previous The Sims games but are missing from The Sims 4. As we can see, there are currently 89 features that were completely cut or reduced from previous iterations of The Sims. And in case you’re wondering, know that everything below has been 100% confirmed, excluding the final category. Continue reading The Sims 4 – 89 Features That Were Present In Previous Games Are Missing From This Latest Version

The Sims 4: Create A Sim Demo – Now Available On Origin To Everyone

Electronic Arts and Maxis have just released the promised free demo of The Sims 4. This demo lets you create a sim, and can be downloaded right now from Origin. With this demo, players will experience the powerful Create A Sim and directly manipulate their Sims with tactile precision to create the most unique and detailed Sims yet, and share their Sims on the Gallery or Facebook. Continue reading The Sims 4: Create A Sim Demo – Now Available On Origin To Everyone

The Sims 4 – PC Minimum Requirements Revealed

EA and Maxis have revealed the minimum PC requirements for the latest part in the ‘The Sims’ series, The Sims 4. According to EA’s FAQ, PC gamers will need at least 9 GB of free space with at least 1 GB additional space for custom content and saved games, an Internet Connection for product activation, a dual-core processor and a DX9.0c GPU. Continue reading The Sims 4 – PC Minimum Requirements Revealed