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New blogs 4 June
SimGuruSarah posted a blog about the mermaids from Island Paradise. It seems it's very important to keep them hydrated.
Check the blog here: Mermaid Madness!

SimGuruCopeland writes about Duke of Bows Renaissance Faire here: Designer's Blog: Prepare for Adventure!

Sims3Store update 7 June
A new set in the Sims3Store:

Nautical Living: 19 items for $11,- (temporarily $9,50)

Primaguide givaway 13 June
Do you have a problem getting the most out of University Life? Then I can help you with a Primagames University Life Eguide!
Primagames gave me ten codes to give away. You only need to send me a mail and I will randomly pick ten people.
Next week, June 20, the winners will recieve their code so don't wait too long to send your mail.

Island Paradise trailer 18 June
EA released a new trailer for Island Paradise.
See it here: Island Paradise Launch Trailer

Misc. news 19 June
Live broadcast
For those that missed EA's live broadcast, it's now online. The major part is about Island Paradise. In the last 10 minutes they talk a bit about Sims 4 where they also revealed that they will show off the game at Gamescom on August 20.
See it here: Live broadcast

New patch
There's a new patch for the game. There are some fixes but also several new items and changes in this patch.
Read the patch notes here: Game Update for 1.55

Sims3Store update 21 June
A new set in the Sims3Store:

Skylight Studio for the Performing Arts: 27 items for $19,- (temporarily $17,-)

Island Paradise released 25 June
Island Paradise has been released.
A press release about it can be found here: Press release

And SimGuruRyan has a little blog about it: The Sims 3 Island Paradise Has Docked!

Misc. news 29 June
Into the Future
Simsdomination.com found the possible releasedate for the last expansion Into the Future; October 31 for EU.
The releasedate for US is usually two days earlier so I've set the countdown to october 29.

Houseboat FAQ
SimGuruSemedi posted a big topic on houseboats on the official Sims 3 forums.
Check it here: Houseboat FAQ

LGR plays Island Paradise
Lazy Game Reviews gives their view on the latest expansionpack in this review: LGR Review

The first reviews for Island paradise have arrived:
- The Game Scouts: 9 out of 10.
- Games Radar: 4 out of 5.