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October


Pets Q and A 1 October
A few months ago, several websites could send in questions about Pets to the Sims producers. Two websites recieved their answers and below you'll find thier Q and A's:
ISims - Sims Slovenija

Update: Dutch fansite Sims Nieuws also posted their Q and A: Sims Nieuws


Misc. news 2 October
As several other sites posted a Pets Q and A, now Sims Vip has posted theirs. It's a pretty long list of question on all kinds of subjects.
Check it here: Sims Vip Q and A

Sim Goodie had a talk with several few Sims producers and have made a 13 minute movie of this.
See it here: Sim Goodie producer's tour


New poll 6 October
There's a new poll. The question is if you think Sims 2 expansions were better then Sims 3 expansions. Click here to vote: New poll.
Last poll question was if you use The Sims Social on Facebook. Surprisingly, almost half of all voters say they will probably never going to try out The Sims Social. Only 16% of all voters say they like it and a quarter doesn't use it much. It seems that The Sims Social is mostly played by non-simmers.
1834 people voted and here are the results:

Do you use The Sims Social on Facebook?
- Yes it's fun!: 16%
- Yes, but I don't use it much: 24%
- No, maybe later: 12%
- No, and I probably never will: 48%


Sims3 Store update 6 October
  New sets in the Sims3 Store:

- Vineyard Villa Furnishings: 12 items for $9,-
- Viva Las Vegas Bedroom: 12 items for $9,50
- Boho Vintage Men's Collection: 16 items for $11,-
- Regency Arcade: 19 items for $15,-
- Gumball Machine: 1 item for $4,-
- Fall Fruition: 4 items for free
- October 2011 Compilation: 63 item for $38,-


Producer's video 12 October
EA has released a new Pets movie. In this 7 minute long Producer's Video, several producers tell something about the game and also what their favorite features are. The movie is about the PC as well as the Console version.
See it here: Producer's video

Pets infopage 2 13 October
EA sent the second Pets infopage to a few fansites and it's about taking care of your cats and dogs.
Check it out here: Pets infopage 2

EA made a TV commercial for the Pets expansion and sent a press release about it. Both can be viewed here: Pets TV spot


Pets infopage 3 14 October
EA sent the third Pets infopage to the fansites and it's about taking care of your horses.
Check it out here: Pets infopage 3
Note that the text is translated from Dutch so not all sentences are in perfect English.

Pets released 18 October
The Sims 3 Pets has been released. EA sent out a press release, a new trailer and new screenshots.
Check the new trailer and press release here: New trailer - Press release

IGN has already made their review and they gave it a 7.5. Check it here: IGN Pets review

Free Pets items
Besides the Pets registration reward, there's another freebie, being an IAMS pack.
Get this here: IAMS Pets starter pack And the press release for it: IAMS Press release

New poll 4 November
There's a new poll. The question is what you think of Pets. Click here to vote: New poll.
Last poll question was if you think Sims 2 expansions were better then Sims 3 expansions. Seeing more than half of all voters say Sims 2 was better, EA should really take more attention to their expansionpacks and not to all their hugely overpriced store stuff. Only 15% prefer Sims 3 packs.
2427 people voted and here are the results:

Were Sims 2 expansions better then Sims 3 expansions?
- Yes they were much better: 52%
- They're just as good: 31%
- I like Sims 3 packs better: 15%
- I never played Sims 2: 2%