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2012-08-12 23:02:32

iTheSimsSocial.com has announced the publication of the new guide for the popular online strategy game The Sims Social, intended to help players expand as fast as possible at the beginning of the game. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) August 12, 2012 iTheSimsSocial.com has announced the publication of the new guide for the popular online strategy game The Sims Social, intended to help players expand as fast as possible at the beginning of the game. The Sims Social might well be one of the most popular...

EA Files Copyright Lawsuit Against Zynga
2012-08-04 07:29:38

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online One of the giants of social gaming is being accused of copyright infringement by Electronic Arts (EA), which claims that certain key elements from their "The Sims Social" title have been blatantly copied in a competing product released by the alleged offender. According to Reuters reporters Malathi Nayak and Gerry Shih the Redwood City, California-based game publisher has filed a 40-page document in which they allege that Zynga...

SimCity Goes Social On Facebook, Eyes Zynga's Empire
2012-07-07 07:27:03

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Rome wasn't built in a day. But that's because there was no social network in the eternal city. Electronic Arts hopes that Facebook users will make the move from Zynga's CityVille to EA's SimCity Social to build and nurture their houses and socialize. SimCity Social went live on Facebook this week. The online game was created as a collaboration between two of EA's properties. Maxis is the studio behind all things SimCity,...

Sims Social Now 2nd Largest Facebook Game
2011-09-12 08:49:32

  Zynga´s hugely popular Farmville social-networking game has been ousted of its number 2 spot by The Sims Social -- Electronic Arts´ latest version of its bestselling avatar-based franchise, which has been growing faster than Farmville´s simulated crop fields. A week after its release, The Sims Social had 4.6 million players logging in every day, making it the tenth most popular game on Facebook, according to AppData.com, a site that tracks Facebook apps. In the...

2011-06-09 13:25:00

Electronic Arts Inc. is going to bring its popular "The Sims" role-playing game to the world's largest social network, reports the Associated Press. EA made the announcement on the sidelines of the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), which is the video game industry's annual conference. EA's move highlights the explosive growth of games like Zynga Inc.'s "FarmVille" on Facebook. The video game maker expects most of the growth in the global gaming industry next year to come over digitally...

2010-10-18 08:00:00

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- RockYou today announced the appointment of Jonathan Knight, former executive at Electronic Arts and Activision, as Senior Vice President of RockYou Games. With over fifteen years of experience producing and directing games, Knight has been a major contributor to leading franchises like Star Trek, Quake, Wolfenstein, and The Simpsons. At EA's Maxis Studio, he produced several expansion packs to The Sims (the most successful PC game in history),...

2009-06-02 11:30:00

PC's Most Popular Game Franchise Goes Digital at Direct2Drive.com BRISBANE, Calif., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Direct2Drive, IGN Entertainment's digital download store, today announced that The Sims(TM) 3 from Electronic Arts Inc. (Nasdaq: ERTS) is now available for download in North America on Direct2Drive (http://www.direct2drive.com) and will soon be available for download in Europe on Direct2Drive UK (http://www.direct2drive.co.uk). The Sims 3 joins a broad range of other Electronic Arts...

2009-05-22 08:30:00

"The Sims 3," Electronic Arts and Maxis' best-selling life-simulating game for the PC and Mac will center on social manners more than ever, said executive producer Ben Bell. "'The Sims 3' is a huge step forward for us," said Bell. "You can create incredibly detailed people who have real personalities that you get to design using a feature we call personality traits. By combining words, you can create a new kind of a person that has totally different desires in life and then you get to go...

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