How To Recruit Dedue in 'Fire Emblem: Three Houses'
The only way to recruit the dashing Duscur.
The Original Blueprints for 'The Sims' Reveal Why the Game Always Included Gay Relationships
A treasure trove of design documents shows how ‘The Sims’ became one of gaming’s most beloved franchises.
You Need to Hear the Nonsense 'Sims' Version of Snail Mail's 'Pristine'
When Lindsey Jordan sang "nee boh koof janee-wo zells / yai neeba koof janee-wo zells," I really felt that.
The Untold Story of 'The Sims,' Your First Favorite Jazz Record
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.
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'The Sims' Helped Me Cope With Bullying
Video games can be a powerful coping mechanism.
Every Time I Think I Can Quit The Sims, A Cat and a Roomba Drag Me Back In
The Sims’ pervasive weirdness, alongside its rampant consumerism, never fails.
Kiss and Tell
There Should Be More to Video Game Sex Than Just Home Runs
First base, second, third, bingo—and games constantly race to the end. But can’t we just stop at a hand-job for once?
A Man Who Grew Up Playing Sim City is Now Building His Own Town
Jimmy Stice spent his childhood in the suburbs of Atlanta playing video games like Sim City. Now, he is the founder of Kalu Yala—a village in the heart of the Panamanian rainforest that aims to be the world’s most sustainable place to live.
The 15-Year-Old Modder Who Gave Kids Nightmarish Horns in ‘The Sims 4’
Look, even I don’t know about this one.
The VICE Guide to Right Now
'The Sims' Now Lets You Create Gender Neutral Characters
"The update gives players more ways to reflect the world around them, or in their imaginations," said the game's lead producer, Lyndsay Pearson.
I Discover All the Best Music in My Life Through Video Games, and I’m Not Alone
Without Tony Hawk's Pro Skater, Grand Theft Auto, and Dave Mirra, my music library would probably be a near empty vessel.
Why 'The Sims' Must Die
Stories about the dark side of The Sims have been around since the first game released in 2000.