What's the bigger deal: completing the 100 Baby Challenge or graduating college?
In The Sims Spark'd, contestants will compete for $100,000 grand prize for their in-game storytelling.
This is frankly just a superior way to pee.
Peeking into a save file of my real life coworkers in the Sims is a magic portal to a kind of life I may not see again.
The Sims is a reflection of human life; it shows us how we love, create families, and interact with the world around us.
But that hasn't stopped people from trying to make sense of the iconic language from "The Sims."
A treasure trove of design documents shows how ‘The Sims’ became one of gaming’s most beloved franchises.
The songs that soundtracked the game's Build Mode introduced millions of unknowing kids to new age jazz. The musicians behind it were just trying to make something that wouldn't interfere with your landscaping.
Remember taking the ladder out of the pool and leaving them to tire out and drown? Or intentionally setting their homes on fire and removing all the doors? This is why you did that.
"The update gives players more ways to reflect the world around them, or in their imaginations," said the game's lead producer Lyndsay Pearson.
Without Tony Hawk's Pro Skater, Grand Theft Auto, and Dave Mirra, my music library would probably be a near empty vessel.
What can these little digital people teach us about how to improve our own lives? Plenty, if you understand how to best pull their strings.