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The Sims 4 releases fall 2014


12:00 PM on 10.22.2013
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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 out once the flood of expansions begins to rush out.

Most notably after the SimCity launch debacle, The Sims 4 will not require a persistent online connection, thank goodness. It's also worth pointing out that content from the last game can't be transferred over -- The Sims Studio is using "entirely new technology" that's incompatible.

I love that one of the listed features is "For the first time, Sims feel and express emotions." Maybe now I'll have to think twice about locking them in a windowless box. Maybe.





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Make your own hideous Sims in The Sims 4: Create-a-Sim demo photo


Here's what EA thinks is worth a press conference photo


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Yep, The Sims 4 will support mods photo


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


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


No pools or toddlers in The Sims 4 at launch photo


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Review: The Sims 4 photo
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2:00 PM on 10.01.2014
The Sims 4 is getting pools, ghosts, and Star Wars costumes

Pools. Get to the pools! They were notably absent from The Sims 4 at launch but they're arriving in November as a free update. Sim deaths are going to skyrocket. Speaking of which, more immediately, the game is adding ghosts...more



5:30 PM on 09.05.2014
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6:30 PM on 08.13.2014
Make your own hideous Sims in The Sims 4: Create-a-Sim demo

Available now on Origin, you too can create various facsimiles of human life with The Sims 4's Create-a-Sim demo. The demo will give players a sneak peek into the new Sim creation process, which looks a lot more involved...more



3:45 AM on 08.13.2014
Here's what EA thinks is worth a press conference

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3:00 AM on 08.07.2014
The Sims 4 'Weirder' series tells the story of an incredibly not weird man

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8:00 PM on 08.04.2014
Yep, The Sims 4 will support mods

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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

The Sims 4 will not launch with the option to give your Sims a pool, or have them go through the toddler life stage, as has been the case in prior games. Presumably, those features are coming post-launch, most likely in an ex...more



4:00 AM on 07.01.2014
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

The new Build Mode for The Sims 4 looks fantastic in that it just works -- you aren't fighting with the tools to design something halfway decent looking. There's one problem, though: no pools! In a blog post, The Sims Studio ...more




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