Aspyr To Demo The Sims 2 June 17th In Austin


Aspyr Media, Inc. will be showcasing
the recent Mac release, The Sims 2 this Friday, June 17th from 12p.m. – 8p.m. at
the monthly Aspyr game night at Austin’s Apple store. Aspyr representative Karen
Halloran will be on hand to demonstrate gameplay features of The Sims 2 and to
answer questions. Aspyr rep Andrew Brazell will attend the event beginning at
7p.m. and be available for any technical support questions.

The Apple Store at Barton Creek Mall
hosts this free community event each month to demonstrate the quality of Mac
gaming with the latest Macintosh games and the newest Macintosh equipment.

About The Sims 2 – In The Sims 2,
players pick one of five aspirations that will take them through an entire
lifetime, from the cradle to the grave. Players will be able to choose from
Popularity, Fortune, Family, Knowledge and Romance which will determine how each
Sim will lead their life. With these aspirations, players can fulfill their
Sims wants while avoiding their worst fears. Every choice that is made has a
relevant and dramatic effect on the life of a Sim. Will players give them a long
successful existence or leave their life in shambles?

More life-like Sims, all-new
aspirational gameplay, and the ground-breaking addition of genetics, with the
DNA of Sims passed down through generations, gives players a more vivid,
realistic, and in-depth Sims experience. All of this takes place in a new
amazingly realistic 3-D world.

Players will be able to unleash
their creativity as they generate their own Sims with the new Create-A-Sim. They
can select from a wide-range of facial structures, makeup, clothes and more.
Plus, players can build dream homes and design neighborhoods with new building,
design and home furnishing options. With The Sims players for the first time
ever can make films with the all-new movie-making feature. The possibilities are

The Sims 2 is rated T for Teen
by the ESRB and is available for the Mac at $49.99 at  For more
information, fans can visit Aspyrs site,
,  or The Sims 2 official Web

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