In The Sims 3 for console and handheld, players will be able to create Sims with unique personalities, fulfill their desires…or not, and control their lives within a living neighborhood. Additionally, all-new features make it easier than ever to mess with life as players can unlock the ultimate “Karma Powers” for instant control and unleash them on their Sims. Players can help their Sim “get lucky,” bless them with “instant beauty” or be deviant and curse them with an “epic fail.” But players should use these powers wisely—they may have unexpected results and karma may come back to bite. Rich, immersive gameplay is complimented with a seamlessly integrated exchange system on the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 platforms, gamers will be more connected than ever before as they design, build, and share their creations and download content from other players around the world without ever leaving the game. Facing short and long term challenges, players will reap rewards and trophies and can even share achievements with friends by connecting to Facebook.
It's hard to believe that in its four year history, The Sims 3 has seen 11 expansion packs. We've traveled across the world, experienced various seasons, gone back to college, and lived the island life, among other things. The Sims 3: Into the Future, the 11th and final expansion, takes us -- as the name suggests -- into the future. Upon reloading an older game or starting a new household, a time portal will appear (at approximately 10:00am). Out will step a time traveler who encourages you to travel with him to the future. Doing so will send you to Oasis Landing, a futuristic city with three distinct areas: downtown, wasteland, and district 12. Yes, the name of that last one does suggest the expansion has a sort-of Hunger Games feel to it. These areas contain the various... Read Review