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Here are some of the most memorable adverts for games

We've all seen the Angry Video Game Nerd episode where he compares the SNES with the Sega Genesis and mocks the "blast processing" thrust of the Genesis' marketing campaign. It seems silly now to think that slapping a vague buzzword on tech...

 
 
 
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The real-life places that games made me want to visit

TV programmes, films, books and games give us the opportunity to explore distant worlds without even having to leave the comfort of our own bedrooms; they also allow us to see representations of countries and towns that we wouldn't be able ...

 
 
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Call of Duty: WWII holds firm at the top of the UK Charts

With Christmas shopping well underway, the UK charts is getting quite the weekly shake-up, even if the top slots do appear to be permanent fixtures.Activision's military shooter Call of Duty: WWII remains firmly in the number slot, still ba...

 
 
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Why we should celebrate extra options in games

Right – let me start this article by exposing my biases. Namely, one of the first games I played to the point of obsession was The Sims, and as everyone knows, The Sims is a highly modular game. Since the very beginning, the Sims seri...

 
 
 
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Give your dog a bone in the Sims 4 Cats and Dogs

It astounds me how each new Sims game releases missing practically all of the features from the previous installment's expansion packs. Sure, there may be some fundamental changes to the structure of the game (Sims 2 introduced aging and 3 ...

 
 
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(Update) The Sims 4 moves to PS4 and Xbox One this November

[Update: A representative from EA has told us that the standard edition will be priced at $40 and that the deluxe edition will be priced at $50.] Premature retailer listings strike again! Earlier this week, we had a strong hunch that ...

 
 
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It looks like The Sims 4 is coming to Xbox

The Sims' neighborhood seems set to grow a bit this fall. It seems as if the most recent Sims game is going to break free of its PC-only status and expand to Xbox One. This news comes via a product listing for The Sims 4 on Micros...

 
 
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Review: The Sims 4: Parenthood

After a somewhat tepid launch three years ago, every game pack, update, and expansion released for The Sims 4 has had to find some way to make the barren base game feel as expansive as the many, many Sims games that came before. The Sims 4:...

 
 
 
 
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After quite the wait, toddlers are now in The Sims 4

The impossible has happened: toddlers are now in The Sims 4 by way of a free update. I'm an on-again, off-again Sims player at best, so my reaction here is a general "Aww, that's cute. Look at those lil outfits!" But the folks who are in f...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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The Sims 4 go European with the Get Together expansion

EA has announced a new expansion pack for The Sims 4, the Get Together expansion pack. The new expansion will bring in a European-style city called Windenburg, and is due to be released in November this year. EA has said it is about &ldquo...

 
 
 
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Two deals on today's Sims 4 Get To Work expansion

The "Get To Work" expansion pack to The Sims 4 was released earlier today on Origin for $39.99. The first of what is expected to be many (and we're talking many), the expansion allows you to further enrich your in-game persona with a deadbe...

 
 
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EA closes SimCity maker Maxis Emeryville

Another studio with a storied legacy has fallen under Electronic Arts. The Emeryville offices of Maxis, the force behind simulation games like The Sims, SimCity, and Spore, shut down today. EA says it's "consolidating Maxis IP development t...

 
 
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Play The Sims 4 free for 48 hours on Origin

Electronic Arts has added The Sims 4 to its Origin Game Time program, which offers a trial period on some major releases in the Origin library. Players can install The Sims 4 now through Origin and play free for 48 hours, starting from the ...

 
 
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Your Sims can now 'accidentally' drown in the The Sims 4

The Sims 4 was notably missing pools at launch, though something tells me many of us weren't playing the game then. As an on-again, off-again Sims player, I passed. If you're waiting for The Sims Studio to flesh out the game with more updat...

 
 




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NakedBigBoss

I never thought Id see a commercial like this in my lifetime, but here we are! Sure looks like someone is missing out,

 
Sir Charles of Shred

#thrashmetalthursday Thrash like your life depends on it!!!!!!

 
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Ill get in on some of this metal (NSFW) #GrindMetalThursday

 
Tohsaka

Summer starts so do the Steam Also posting Fluff & UMU to get EDIT: Summer Sale is Long live dead

 
Kerrik52

After like a month and a half, I finally have my Prizoner of Azkaban game! Its janky and lowres, but its fun to note just how much I remember about it, despite only playing half of it once like 10 years Kinda decent Zelda-lite

 
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lordxmugen

So Nintendo can ban online features used in PHYSICAL COPIES that were used to create That doesnt sound too alarming until you realize unscrupulous pirates can sell those games to Gamestop and people can accidentally buy unplayable WTF?!

 
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ITS #THRASHMETALTHURSDAY! Enjoy this, you fucking animals!

 
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