The Sims 3, , is set to sponsor the UK’s longest-running and most established new act comedy competition, Gilded Balloon’s ‘So You Think You’re Funny’. The following bit, comes from the Press Release issued today.
“We can’t wait to help kick start the search for new comedy talent through the great platform of So You Think You’re Funny. Humour has always been a large part of The Sims and we hope our activity in the lead up to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival will show comedy enthusiasts just how funny the game can be. Sims fans can look forward to more exciting comedy news throughout the year as we look to cement the game’s base in comedy.”
“The showcases will select finalists to appear at a series of heats during the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and the grand final will take place on Thursday 25th August at the famous Gilded Balloon venue. Throughout the selection process, the acts and audience will be able get their hands on exclusive Sims goodie bags and prizes and there will be the chance to play the game at the Gilded Balloon venue during the Fringe.”