Nieuwsarchief - 2002

Who could resist the smell of America's Favorite Fries®? Reel in the customers by placing a McDonald's Food Kiosk on your lot. It's a sure-fire way for the owner to turn a profit and for the visiting consumer to pump up their fun and hunger motives. (English version only. Look for the international version in January 2003!)

Download McDonald's Food Kiosk (1.24 Mb)

Ever wanted to download a whole computer? Now you can! We've created a snazzy new PC for your Sims featuring the Intel® Pentium® 4 Processor. No more will your Sims have to make due with the clunky old systems they've had since The Sims first came out. To power up your Sims' fun nothing gets it done like the Gila Monster!

Download Intel® "The Gila Monster" (296 Kb)

Your dream will soon be a reality! The Sims for PlayStation 2 has gone gold!! The game is scheduled for release on January 14, 2003.

Go To The Sims Playstation®2 Press Annoucement

SimCity 4 for the PC has gone gold!!! The game is scheduled for release on January 14, 2003.

Go To The SimCity 4 Press Annoucement

Maxis will be taking a break during the holidays but we will be back on January 9th of 2003!
Happy Holidays from Maxis. =)

Please join us on Thursday, December 19th at 11 AM (PST) to chat with SimCity 4 Art Director Ocean Quigley. Please get there early to submit your questions.

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Tired of Old Man Winter breathing down your neck? Put away those snowshoes, because it's time for a golf vacation!

Electronic Arts today announced the release of its highly anticipated PC game, The Sims Online™. The Sims Online is the Internet, multi-player version of the top-selling PC game of all time, The Sims™. The Sims Online is a massive virtual world created and populated by thousands of players from around the world. In this never-ending alternative reality players can be themselves or “Be Somebody. Else™.”

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Don’t miss 60 Minutes II this Wednesday, December 18, at 8:00PM, when reporter Bob Simon takes an in-depth look at the video games industry with a spotlight on The Sims Online. The story features interviews with designers Chris Trottier and Will Wright.

There goes the neighborhood! The Sims Playstation 2 websites is now open! You can see screenshots of the game, download music, desktop images, screensaver and even listen to The Sims radio!

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