sims

F1 2018

'F1 2018' Is a Great Sports Role-Playing Game About Calculated Risk

Learning what it takes to succeed in the most demanding motorsport in the world.
Rob Zacny
8.22.18
The Sims

'The Sims' Helped Me Cope With Bullying

Video games can be a powerful coping mechanism.
Lisa Cumming
12.27.17
escaping

I Couldn’t Get Pregnant So I Played The Sims 4

Battling infertility, depression and unemployment was difficult, so I turned to a game.
Patricia Grisafi
9.15.17
Postscript

The Dread of 'Fallout Shelter' Was Never Meant to Be This Palpable

Remember when this apocalyptic premise was cutely quaint?
Cameron Kunzelman
8.11.17
free play

Take Over Your Own Damned Kingdom in 'Royals'

It’s a long road to the castle, and a misstep could cost you.
Nicole Carpenter
5.8.17
free play

Practice Your Long Distance Relationship Skills In 'chat with me'

It’s a tiny game with the potential for tons of miscommunication.
Nicole Carpenter
2.24.17
Punch Club

‘Punch Club 3DS’ is My Favorite New Training Buddy

How a tiny sim is letting me fulfill fighting fantasies, while my actual gloves are hung up for the time being.
Danielle Riendeau
1.24.17
free play

Make Happy Meals for Fluffy Critters in Toca Kitchen Monsters

Toca Kitchen Monsters is a joyful, sweet cooking-sim-as-toy.
Janine Hawkins
10.27.16
Gaming

This "Startup Simulator" Game Lets You Disrupt the Tech Industry

Innovate, hire, and fire—a simulator game where everyone can be a startup founder.
Ysabelle Cheung
8.1.16
Features

How 'Neighborhood Simulator' Block'Hood Turns a City Into an Organism

Block'hood's ideal is of harmony and cycles and flows—of inputs that feed into outputs, which feed back into the system again.
Richard Moss
6.16.16
VICE vs Video games

The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Sims

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.
Jordan Erica Webber
8.21.15
Perfect Worlds

I’m Going to Hell Because I Played SimCity Like an Asshole

As a kid, would build SimCity metropolises with the same goal that most children make sandcastles: to destroy them.
Ashwin Rodrigues
5.8.15
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