Thirty years ago today, EA’s first employees—including founder Trip Hawkins–modestly packed and shipped EA’s first five games. Senior Director of Global Media Solutions Nancy Fong was there on the fateful day in a South San Francisco warehouse that started it all.
Fifty to sixty employees took a break from their usual job duties—programming, advertising, etc.—to instead get together in the warehouse, pack games into boxes, and then load them into UPS trucks. Unlike today, there was no dedicated game store or digital distribution that offered the option to let you download the game straight to your Commodore 64. That meant that these orders were going to mom-and-pop brick-and-mortar stores.
April 2013 Compilation (2,600 SP) – Get all of our April 2013 Store content in one great compilation which includes our Country Livin’ and Tutor to Tudors sets.
The next “The Sims” Live Broadcast will take place on June 18th, 2013! Beginning at 10am Pacific, The Sims team will show off an awesome Island Paradise demo, and also introduce The Sims 4 team.
Check out what Designer Alan Copeland has to say about the Baby Dragons he created for The Sims 3 Dragon Valley! The Armored Black Dragon will be available as a bonus unlock when you own both The Sims 3 Dragon Valley and the Dukes of Bow Renn Faire venue – both available on The Sims 3 Store on May 30, 2013.
Some have said that finding an Armored Black Dragon is a bad omen and surely its presence is a sign of evil on the horizon but the truth is that these mysterious critters are beyond the trappings of traditional “good vs. evil”. They are born with an inherent understanding of many of the Reaper’s secrets, a burden that often makes them detached and distant.
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The Sims’ social media pages are undergoing a “Spring Cleaning” soon, so it would behoove all the social butterflies out there to read SimGuruTaterTot’s new post.
This is our new criminal RH in the Isla Paradiso world! It’s tucked away on a little island, hidden from other Sims!