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Viceland – interview with the guy who beat SimCity 3000

We posted the video a few weeks back of a city from SimCity 3000 called Magnasanti which topped out 6 million residents – the total max you can get within the game’s original limit.  Viceland tracked down the creator – Vincent Ocasla – for a special interview on the matter.  I can’t believe that it took him 3 years to pull off…that’s dedication!

There are a lot of other problems in the city hidden under the illusion of order and greatness–suffocating air pollution, high unemployment, no fire stations, schools, or hospitals, a regimented lifestyle–this is the price that these sims pay for living in the city with the highest population.

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Updated boxarts for MySims SkyHeroes

While browsing South African online retail site Take 2, Infinite Sims saw an updated version of the MySims SkyHeroes boxart.  It looks strange to see the PS3 and Xbox 360 covers sporting MySims artwork, going to take some time to get used to.  I hope those 2 versions do well with sales, otherwise it’s back to Wii and DS.

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The Sims 3 – French ‘The Sims 3 Anniversary Edition’ breakdown

French, Spain, UK and a few other areas should be getting a special Anniversary Edition book sometime near the release of The Sims 3 Ambitions.  SimCookie found a better breakdown picture of what will be offered.  What’s new to me is the fact that I thought the book only was going to be offered in the Ambitions box, but it appears that it’ll also be released in the other 3 boxes as well.  Great…if this is the same for the UK it’s going to be more things that I want to have.… Continue Reading

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UK: Top 20 PC Games Chart ending May 15, 2010

Even though The Sims 3 managed to jump up a couple of spots, The Sims 3 High-End Loft Stuff was bumped down 2 places on the Budget Price List due to the arrival of two new games.… Continue Reading

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EA Showcase – interview with The Sims 3 Ambitions producer Grant Rodiek in London

We’re dying here, show us new video! Transcript below for those that may need it

Hi, I’m Grant Rodiek, Associate Producer of The Sims 3 Ambitions.

The Sims 3 Ambitions is all about players taken from a wide variety of careers and then while they’re actually at work they actually have choices that will now have an impact of the world around them. And so they could be a firefighter, architectural designer, stylist, ghost hunter, doctor or even a private investigator.

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