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The Sims: Throwback to the Game That Started It All

I recently replaced my old damaged copy of The Sims and was shocked at how many things were different from The Sims 4. I...

How to WooHoo in Five Different Languages

As a charming life simulator that showcases both the highlight events as well as the small moments that can occur in people’s lives, it...

Check Out These Random Videos of the Maxis Emeryville Team

Reddit user, Evil6am, has posted random video clips created by "TheMaxis" Emeryville team that worked on SimCity and Spore. The videos are confusing to...

UPDATE: “The Sims” on Mobile by FreeSO Cancelled Due To Legalities

Back on July 19th we were excited to report that FreeSO, the fans who brought back "The Sims Online", was planning to port the...

Official Forums: EA_Gurus To Patrol, Updated Rules and Guidelines Posted

Electronic Arts has updated in the Terms of Use and Rules and Guidelines threads over at the official TheSims.com forums. In addition to this, the...

NOSTALGIA: FreeSO Team to Release “The Sims” on Mobile

UPDATE: Due to Legal Issues with Electronic Arts, FreeSO has cancelled this project. See here for information and video of the project. The original Sims...

Lyndsay Pearson On How Game Developers Can Support Women In STEM

Lyndsay Pearson has worked at Electronic Arts for more than a decade. Starting out as a QA tester in 2002, she’s now the executive...

Former creative director of Maxis / The Sims hosts AMA on Reddit

Former creative director of Maxis / The Sims, Ray Mazza, hosted an AMA (Ask Me Anything) post on Reddit today.  While the man is...

The Sims: Maxis Reorganizes the Influencer Program

In recent months EA and Maxis have begun a reorganization of their Influencer Program to focus more on the content of YouTubers. EA and Maxis...

Discussion: SimGuru Q&A on r/TheSims

SimGurus took time to engage with players over on r/thesims and discuss various aspects of the studio, from feature implementation, to development. SimGuruTrev also reiterated...

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