Issue 133 Tuesday 9th April 2013

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Latest Updates
Reviews by Gaming Nexus and Game Vortex added to “The Sims 3 / Expansion Packs / The Sims 3 University Life” page

Latest News

Latest University Life Reviews

I've only found two The Sims 3 University Life reviews since last issue -- the first comes from Gaming Nexus, who rated it a “Class Leading” 8.8 out of 10:

In comparison with past expansion packs, The Sims 3  University Life provides a wide range of varied and  worthwhile content that’s a great addition to any fan’s  base game. The extensive amount of added activities and  social interactions make up for the few oddities while  attending class. No matter if an individual prefers to  study or party, The Sims 3 University Life has something  for every Sims fan.

  > The Sims 3 University Life review at Gaming Nexus

The second comes from Game Vortex, who rated it 95%:

The Sims 3: University Life really adds a lot of new features to The Sims 3. There’s a whole lot that I haven’t even had a chance to try yet, like the new science and street art skills. If you’re looking for new features to add to your The Sims 3 game, I highly recommend the The Sims 3: University Life expansion!

  > “The Sims 3: University Life” at Game Vortex

The Metascore at Metacritic has gone up to 72 (“Mixed or average reviews”) based on six reviews. GameRankings now has enough reviews for its Ranking to be worth reporting -- that stands at 80.60% based on five reviews.

Sources: “The Sims 3: University Life” at Metacritic and “The Sims 3: University Life” at GameRankings

New Poll: Have you ever bought any SimPoints at The Sims 3 Store?

The latest poll asks whether you’ve ever bought any SimPoints at The Sims 3 Store. Click below to vote -- you can vote without giving an explanation using the form on the right of that page.
 > Vote with explanation

You can see the results of the previous poll at the bottom of this News Email.

Island Paradise-Focused Live Broadcast To Take Place Next Tuesday

Another The Sims 3 Live Broadcast has been announced, this one planned to focus on The Sims 3 Island Paradise:

The Sims 3 is hosting a Live Broadcast on Tuesday, April 16, 2013 from 10:00 – 11:00 AM PST. Tune in to catch a new in-depth demo of The Sims 3 Island Paradise (available June 2013) as we’ll be revealing more exciting features that will allow you to play with your own island paradise! Don’t miss out on your chance to be the first to discover what other announcements we have in store for The Sims 3!

The time is 6 pm in the UK, assuming when they say “PST” they once again mean PDT. Click the third link below to find out the time where you are if not the UK. The second link will take you to EA’s Livestream page — try there if it looks like they’re not going to update the Origin page again.
 > “The Sims 3 Live Broadcast – April 16, 2013″ at Origin.com
 > “Electronic Arts” at Livestream
 > “The Sims 3 Live Broadcast” at timeanddate.com

Discuss this news on the website!

Current Poll Results
Have you ever bought any SimPoints at The Sims 3 Store?

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Previous Poll Results
Three expansion packs will be released again this year -- is this too much?

Yes:

60%

No:

40%

Go to the news post to discuss these results

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