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News Archive - March, 2008
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Monday 10 March 2008
The Sims 2 FreeTime - Lifetime Obsession or Passing Fad? - Part 1
Written at 03:00 by Andy - 2 comments.

FreeTime is the seventh and perhaps final expansion for The Sims 2. In the first part of our indepth review, we get our first impressions of how it looks and look at the inclusion of a new neighborhood, new decor and a tool to alter how your neighborhood looks.

The review starts here!!

 

Friday 14 March 2008
The Sims 2 FreeTime - Lifetime Obsession or Passing Fad? - Part 2
Written at 03:49 by Andy - 0 comments.

In the second part of our review of FreeTime, we look at what is new in character creation at hairstyles and outfits. We also look in some depth at how the Aspiration Score system has undergone a major overhaul, how this affects the sims and how they can benefit from it.

The review continues here but if you want to start from the beginning, click here!

 

Wednesday 19 March 2008
The Sims 2 FreeTime - Lifetime Obsession or Passing Fad? - Part 3
Written at 16:42 by Andy - 0 comments.

In the third part of our review of FreeTime, we are taking a look under the hood at some of the changes made to how the original game plays. We will be looking at why the birthrate seems to have been reduced, find out what is new on TV and computers, look at making artwork more attractive and see how your sims may start to be getting nuisance calls ... just from eating a meal.

The review continues here but if you want to start from the beginning, click here!

 
Announcing "The Sims 3" !!
Written at 20:30 by Andy - 0 comments.


Today, The Sims 3 official site finally opened its doors. Announcing the next generation of The Sims 2 in 2009, it offers a new seamless and open neighborhood, the ability to create any sim you can imagine, new realistic personalities and unlimited customisation.

To find out more about it, visit the official site right here and The Sims Zone will be keeping you abreast of all of the news as we get it.
 

Saturday 22 March 2008
The Sims 2 FreeTime - Lifetime Obsession or Passing Fad? - Part 4
Written at 23:25 by Andy - 0 comments.

In the fourth part of our review of FreeTime, we return to the Harper family and see which hobbies they became enthusiastic about, which stayed as their obsessions and which drifted and faded away. We will also be seeing how the more enthusiastic someone is in a hobby, the more opportunities become available to them.

The review continues here but if you want to start from the beginning, click here!

 

Monday 31 March 2008
The Sims 2 FreeTime - Lifetime Obsession or Passing Fad? - Part 5
Written at 00:50 by Andy - 0 comments.

In the fifth part of our review of FreeTime, we look at the ten different hobbies. We look at the special abilities that may come from being skilled in each of these pastimes, the unusual mannerisms that afficionados may have and the club houses they may be allowed to become members of.

The review continues here but if you want to start from the beginning, click here!