Today, we'd intended on posting our review of the long-awaited SimCity, the 2013 revamp of one of the most revered god game series of all time. However, if you've been watching news on SimCity closely, you'll know that the game's…
Electronic Arts, the company responsible for the Spore DRM fiasco earlier this year, has been hit by two new lawsuits over the hated SecuROM ‘copy protection’ system that installs itself if you so much as look at an EA product, and can only be uninstalled by chucking your PC into a black hole.
Both suits have been filed in Northern California, one references the free ‘Spore Creature Creator’ demo/software toy, and the other names The Sims 2: Bon Voyage as the culprit. These follow another class-action suit earlier this year. In the suits EA are branded as “immoral, unethical, oppressive [and] unscrupulous”. Crikey.
As we previously reported, Spore – the forthcoming game from Sims creator Will Wright, is full of penises. Maxis, for their part, have been deleting these dongle-monsters from their database as rapidly as possible, but Will has been chatting to the Associated Press about how he feels about Sporenography…
It’s a mobile monopoly! If you’re the kind of cat who likes to play games on your handheld, then chances are you’re playing some kind of The Sims as we speak and you’re not alone, because Electronic Arts Mobile division have announced that a staggering 9 million mobiles have downloaded their games…
There’s always been a musical element to The Sims, with a succession of stars signing up to appear in different spin-offs (think Lily Allen performing ‘Smile’ in Simlish). Now publisher EA is launching a Sims-themed karaoke site called The Sims On Stage.
Basically, it’ll let you login and upload your
caterwauling singing for the community to rate, as well as creating your own mash-up videos using Sims footage. The site will have thousands of licensed rock, pop and country songs to sing along to from launch.
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