dark        
 
 

#The Sims

FRONT PAGE


 
 
 
 
 photo

The Sims 4 is free to keep on Origin right now

If you were ever going to buy The Sims 4, you would've done so by now. You've held strong. As a reward, the life sim game is free to download. Not just to try, but to keep. Electronic Arts is giving out the PC and Mac version – the no...

 
 
 
 
 photo

Annoy your family with Alexa's seven-hour Sims playlist

Amazon's Alexa is pretty handy for getting a party started. Just shout out a random genre and it will start playing songs from its user-generated playlists. If you're in an "I hate the world" mood, you can shout Taking Back Sunday and let y...

 
 
 
 photo

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...

 
 
 
 photo

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 ...

 
 
 photo

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...

 
 
 
 photo

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...

 
 
 
 photo

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 ...

 
 
 photo

(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 ...

 
 
 photo

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...

 
 
 photo

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:...

 
 
 
 
 photo

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...

 
 
 
 




Got news?  [email protected]

         

Reviews   filter by...

The Council: Episode 5: Checkmate"This one is dedicated to you, Soulbow"

 

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite"Quite Dursley-ish"

 

Super Mario Maker 2"I miss the stylus"

 

Stranger Things 3: The Game"It's weird that this hit the Switch before a Netflix app, right?"

 

Blazing Chrome"I ran to this Contra affair"

 

Dr. Mario World"Dr. Feelgood microtransactions"

 

Umihara Kawase Fresh!"Swingers club"

 
 
 

Community Blogs | expand

 

Quickposts expand | +quickpost

Inquisitive Ravenclaw

Im back! I was house and pet-sitting for some friends Good thing too, because its the hottest day so far this year, and they have a really-good I couldnt carry my laptop, so I just played Splat2n and FE I also watched anime!

 
Tohsaka
 
Shoggoth2588

If Steam is to be believed Ive spent 17 hours with RPG Maker Ive spent a bunch of time on it today and Ive made a fail-state in what is turning into an item-based point-n-click kind of

 
bong264

A roller coaster of emotions these past 15

 
Michformer

Off-kilter question: If you were to have someone narrate your daily exploits and big moments in life, which one would it be? Personally I’m partial to Keith Szarabajka whose gravelly cadence lends wisdom and reflection to all of his

 
triggerpigking

Almost didnt get anything done today, felt like crap, I managed to draw another one of my dnd characters I last drew him in 2013 which I thought would be a nice His names Razputin, a psionic

 
Virtua Kazama

This is The final day of the #FinalFest from Splatoon #TeamOrder must prevail!

 
Nathan D

This is my childhood right

 
ScionVyse

Gonna set up another Smash arena in about two Will update this post when its Anyone is welcome to come and play! Room is up! Info in the

 
 

Upcoming

More Previews
 

Destructoid Originals

More Originals
 
 
 
NEXT