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Sims 4 Has Premium Subscription Because EA
The Sims 4 will be borrowing a page from Battlefield 4's playbook. The game will offer players a Premium membership that provides early access to DLC.
The Sims 4 Video Features 20 Minutes Of Gameplay
Electronic Arts and Maxis released a new video of footage they showcased at this year's E3 event behind closed doors. Now, the entire public gets to see what only a select few managed to witness at the largest video game event of the year.
EA Further Explains Why Pools, Toddlers Aren't In The Sims 4
Recently, the company made a more visible blog posting about the absence of toddlers and pools, getting into a few of the tech specs behind the decision.
The Sims 4 Removal Of Toddlers, Pools, Causes Major Fan Frustration
Electronic Arts has been under the microscope ever since their infamous run as the two-time running Worst Company in America. While they no longer hold such a disparaging moniker to the company's name, they sometimes carry out antics that might lead people to believe that they haven't completely changed from their old ways.
SimCity Offline Mode Launches Today, Cheat Codes Announced
Today Maxis is releasing Update 10 for their 2013 SimCity reboot. This patch removes the widely despised online requirement for the game.
SimCity Offline Mode Coming With Next Patch
Maxis mentioned this weekend that they were still working on an offline mode for city-building game SimCity. Today they revealed that this mode will be part of Update 10, the game's next patch.
SimCity Now Supports Mods, Offline Mode Still Under Consideration
Maxis has addressed one of the major complaints with last year's SimCity reboot. No, they didn't remove the always-online requirement. They've enabled mod support for the city-building game.
SimCity Offline Mode, Mods Under Consideration
Maxis is exploring the idea of an offline mode for SimCity, Emeryville studio general manager Patrick Buechner announced today. What's more, they're also toying with the possibility of allowing mods.
SimCity Cities Of Tomorrow Expansion Announced
SimCity will be receiving its first full expansion pack later this fall. Cities of Tomorrow allows players to bring their cities into the future.
Sims 3 Into The Future Expansion Includes Jetpacks, Hoverboards
We may never live to see the day that jetpacks are commonplace. However, our Sims will be able to experience such glory days in the Sims 3 expansion Into The Future.
SimCity Leads Quit Maxis, Creating Life Sim Tethys
Key members of SimCity developer Maxis revealed today that they've left the company. Creative director Ocean Quigley, lead engineer Andrew Willmott and lead gameplay engineer Dan Moskowitz have decided to create their own studio called Jellygrade.
SimCity Airships DLC Takes Flight
The skies are about to become much more crowded in your virtual city. A new Airships Set for SimCity allows you to add manned balloons to your metropolis.
Darkspore Removed From Steam; DRM Errors Prevent People From Playing
You know how a while ago warnings were issued about always-on DRM games? Games like Diablo III, SimCity and for a short while Miner Wars, fall into the category of games that will cease to exist once the master servers shutdown for good. You get an example of how this will work with Darkspore, which is no longer receiving support, and no longer available for digital purchase from Steam.
SimCity Amusement Park DLC Launching Today
Starting today, SimCity players will be able to design amusement parks for their virtual cities. Maxis describes the new feature as being "almost a mini-game."
Sims 4 Offline Mode Confirmed, Thank God
The Sims 4 won't require a persistent online connection to play, Maxis revealed today. The developer revealed these details and others in a FAQ for the newly announced life simulator.