Lots of info and previews will be floating the internet this week regarding Pets. Take a look at Eurogamer’s Preview on The Sims 3 Pets for PC & Console. There are two pages of goodness!
Expansions for The Sims have become so regular and so familiar that they’ve rather appropriately become part of the gaming furniture. Rarely do they make headlines or arouse much interest beyond the (enormous) niche audience that is Sims addicts. So when the invitation arrives from EA for a special press day for The Sims 3 Pets, it’s hard not to do a double take. Really? A whole press event? Forpets?
The first thing we learn is that Sims 3 Pets is really two related, yet different products sheltering under a common banner. For PC players, it’s an expansion in the traditional sense. For console players, it’s a complete standalone game in its own right. Each has its own unique and exclusive wrinkles, and together they do add up to a substantial addition to the Sims canon, worthy of a moment in the spotlight.