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The Sims 4 is super customizable, uses lots of EMOTIONS


9:20 AM on 08.20.2013



We knew that The Sims 4 was coming, but the game was finally detailed and shown off at Gamescom today. Gameplay will largely have to do with emotions, so if your Sim is pissed off they won't be able to flirt and so you might have to have them punch a punching bag for a bit to vent. Emotions are powered by "SmartSim," a bullshit buzz word that they threw out there for whatever reason.

Customization was one of the biggest elements shown off at the show, both of the houses and the Sims themselves. Room sizes can be extremely customized by dragging each to the desired length and width. The same goes for the Sims, as customizing a character is like "playing with clay." Noses, shoulders, and just about everything can be screwed around with just like the opening of Mario 64

There's already a website for The Sims 4 and you can apparently already pre-order it if you'd like. YEAH!





You won't like the explanation for The Sims 4's lack of pools and toddlers photo


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No pools or toddlers in The Sims 4 at launch photo


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The Sims 4 new build mode shown off in new trailer photo


Creating a character in The Sims 4 is easier than ever photo


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The Sims 4 releases fall 2014
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3:15 PM on 07.08.2014
You won't like the explanation for The Sims 4's lack of pools and toddlers

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Like me, The Sims 4 keeps getting 'Smarter and Weirder'

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1:30 PM on 06.27.2014
No pools or toddlers in The Sims 4 at launch

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1:00 PM on 06.10.2014
The Sims 4: Aspirations and emotional traits systems shown

We've seen some of the key features of The Sims 4 since its announcement around this time last year.. We know, for example, how easy it is to create your character, and we've seen how they've overhauled the game's build mode. But Maxis has only briefly touched on how you'll create and develop your character's goals and emotions. We saw a bit more of how that works at a recent pre-E3 briefing.more



2:23 PM on 06.09.2014
The Sims 4 lets you create and define your sims' personalities

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12:30 PM on 05.28.2014
The Sims 4 new build mode shown off in new trailer

They've improved the build mode for the Sims, and you'll see exactly how it works in this new trailer for the The Sims 4. Instead of messing with little individual pieces, you can now simply slide around whole rooms, with th...more



3:00 PM on 05.14.2014
Creating a character in The Sims 4 is easier than ever

Oh right, there's a new Sims game in the works! Here's a new trailer for The Sims 4, specifically featuring how you'll be able to create your very own Sim. The new character creator has been overhauled, as the system is now ...more



5:00 PM on 05.10.2014
Russia brands Sims 4 18+ because of same-sex relationships

Look, The Sims can get villainous. You play god and can deprive a simulated individual of basic necessities or trap them in a swimming pool or whatever. But Adults Only? Due to a backwards 2012 law that restricts the promotio...more



12:00 PM on 10.22.2013
The Sims 4 releases fall 2014

Electronic Arts has given the heads up that The Sims 4 will be out in fall 2014. Good to know. I always like it when a full numbered Sims is about to release because then I can concentrate on it and not feel like I'm missing ...more





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