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News Archive - March, 2010
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Friday 5 March 2010
The Sims 3 Ambitions - The second expansion is announced!
Written at 17:59 by Andy - 3 comments.


Following months of speculation and rumour about the subject of the second expansion for The Sims 3, it is announced it will be called The Sims 3 Ambitions and is due out in June of this year. Its focus is on our sims making direct choices in playing out their careers and features various new types of work. To name but a few, our sims can be firefighters, detectives, architects and inventors. More about this can be found on YouTube or Facebook or the official site.

Find below the press release, which will tell you more. Also, we will be bringing you more news as we get it.

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The EA Play Label of Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:ERTS - News) today announced that The Sims™ 3 Ambitions Expansion pack* is in development and will launch in June 2010. As the second expansion pack to The Sims 3, the best-selling PC game of 2009**, The Sims 3 Ambitions allows players to pursue a variety of exciting paths and careers in their Sims’ lives that in turn affect their overall gameplay experience and neighborhood. While on the job, the player has direct control over their Sims’ work and can choose how to spend their days. Players can opt to make house calls and save lives as a doctor or choose the devious route and test experimental medicine on patients, be the hero firefighter tackling raging infernos or smashing everything in sight at the victim’s home with an axe, or take a shot at solving cases as an investigator, nicely convincing sources to divulge secrets or roughing up perpetrators in a dark alley to get information.

 
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Friday 19 March 2010
TS3 World Adventures In Depth - Part 3 - China
Written at 05:00 by Andy - 0 comments.

We have found out how to get there, we have had a bit of an education on what adventuring involves. It is now time to go east and discover what lies in store in China. As well as looking at the landmarks, we will be finding out from three different sims about adventuring, learning martial arts and also how to find the mysterious relic that is Pangu's Axe.

To get the latest part of the review, click here!

However, if you would like to start at the beginning, then click here!

 

Sunday 28 March 2010
The Sims 3 Create a Sim - Is this purchase really necessary?
Written at 06:14 by Andy - 7 comments.

When I saw this advertised, I was naturally curious. In being a completist when it comes to all things sim, I decided to go ahead and buy it in the event that it gave me something that I did not already have. To put it in that proverbial nutshell, it did not.

The title says it all. It is merely the Create a Sim feature from The Sims 3. It does not add anything new and serves as a taster for those for those who do not already have The Sims 3. For those who do have The Sims 3 and just want to work on creating sims, it does not even provide the facility to transfer them into the game itself and only allows uploading to the exchange.

I do not like being negative with my reviews but I have to be honest. I am very disappointed and I recommend people do not waste their money on this.