News Posts Categorised ‘The Sims 3 Fast Lane Stuff’

New The Sims 3 Game Update Allows Poltergeist Haunting Jobs To Complete On Lots With Hot Tubs, More

Wednesday 2nd February 2011 | 3:22 pm UK time | Categories

A new The Sims 3 game update has been released, fixing one issue with Ambitions, and one general issue:

Ambitions Updates

  • The Poltergeist Haunting job will now properly complete when a Ghost Hunter is performing the job on lots containing hot tubs.

General Updates

  • Corrected an issue that prevented launching the game from expansion pack or stuff pack desktop shortcuts for certain computer configurations.

Click Game Updates in the game launcher to install the updates, but not until you’ve followed the all-important checklist, which you can find by clicking below.
 > News at (UK)

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Poll Results: “Bought The Sims 3 Fast Lane Stuff yet?”

Saturday 27th November 2010 | 7:23 pm UK time | Categories

The poll asking whether you’ve bought The Sims 3 Fast Lane Stuff yet has ended, and the results are in – it seems about 58% of you have it or will get it eventually. To see and discuss the full results, click below.
 > Poll Results

To replace that one, a new poll has begun – this time, I want to know whether you’ve ever purchased anything from The Sims 3 Store. Vote now to the right of any page.

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EL33TONLINE Reviews Fast Lane Stuff

Thursday 18th November 2010 | 10:25 pm UK time | Categories

EL33TONLINE has posted a review of The Sims 3 Fast Lane Stuff – they gave it an “OK!” two stars out of a possible five:

“Stuff” packs are bloated by distribution costs, cover-art design and attempts to add some sort of theme. Adding these packs as downloads rather than disc based packs will save everyone money.

 > The Sims 3 Fast Lane Stuff review at EL33TONLINE

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“Bang Bang” Song From Fast Lane Stuff Now Available From iTunes

Wednesday 17th November 2010 | 9:53 pm UK time | Categories

Following on from the release of some of the music featured in The Sims 3 Late Night earlier, the song “Bang Bang” by Pretty Lady and the Big D’s, which featured in The Sims 3 Fast Lane Stuff, is now also available. Click below to get it – it costs $0.99 in the US.
 > “The Sims 3: Fast Lane Stuff – Single” at iTunes (US)

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Game Blend Reviews Fast Lane Stuff

Saturday 18th September 2010 | 8:37 pm UK time | Categories

Game Blend has posted their review of The Sims 3 Fast Lane Stuff. If you’re hoping to just glance at a rating, they don’t give one, but if you actually want to read about it and view some screenshots, you may want to check it out:

Over all, I’ll be honest and say that not being a huge car fan, I could live without this Stuff Pack. But if you love cars and have been waiting for your Sims to have more options on what they can drive, the Pack delivers.

 > “Review: The Sims 3 Fast Lane Stuff Pack” at Game Blend

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Apple Features Fast Lane Stuff

Thursday 16th September 2010 | 2:47 pm UK time | Categories

As has become standard for new expansion or stuff packs, Apple has now posted their article about The Sims 3 Fast Lane Stuff:

What’s your Sims’ style? Racing? Intrigue? Rockabilly? Classic Luxury? Maybe Mom goes for Racing, complete with a living room wall display of custom rims, a set of Tuff Gruff Tools in the garage, and a Velocity racer from Simota Motor Sports in the garage. When she isn’t working on her car, a sporty blazer and a nice pair of slacks are perfect for taking a stroll through downtown Sunset Valley with her family.

 > “Take Your Sims For a Spin With Fast Lane Stuff” at Apple

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New Fast Lane Stuff Screenshots Released On Facebook

Friday 3rd September 2010 | 7:38 pm UK time | Categories

EA Singapore has posted some new The Sims 3 Fast Lane Stuff screenshots on their Facebook page. One of them actually doesn’t have a car in it!
 > Electronic Arts (EA) Singapore’s Photos – The Sims 3 Fast Lane Stuff at Facebook

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Fast Lane Stuff “Launch Video” Released

Thursday 2nd September 2010 | 6:59 pm UK time | Categories

EA has released a “Launch Video” for The Sims 3 Fast Lane Stuff – check it out:

The pack is released on Tuesday in the States.

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Go Behind The Scenes Of Fast Lane Stuff In New Video

Thursday 5th August 2010 | 5:46 pm UK time | Categories

EA has released a new video allowing you to go behind the scenes of The Sims 3 Fast Lane Stuff. Some of the people behind the game (including Grant Rodiek, natch) discuss the cars included, plus there’s some first game footage:

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Grant Rodiek Reveals New Late Night Details On Twitter

Tuesday 3rd August 2010 | 11:35 pm UK time | Categories

Grant Rodiek revealed some new details about The Sims 3 Late Night when he took over the official Twitter account for The Sims 3 last week. Let’s go through the replies I thought revealed new information (there’s also a bit of Fast Lane Stuff information at the end of this post):

  • There’s a new fountain tool (response only – question has been removed): “@Doodlesam54321 Hard to explain the fountain tool via twitter. It’s a flexible way to make really cool fountains. It’s pretty amazing.” (Source)
  • Disappointing for me at least is confirmation that the subway is a rabbit hole – still, at least it’s more than just decorative: “@TheSims3 Are there any new rabbit holes coming in Late Night? Which??” “@Gurra09 Film Studio. Subway.” (Sources: Question, Response)
  • Talking of the subway, be weary when using it – you could get mugged!: “@TheSims3 How fast is the subway as a transportation system? Does it cost money, or is it free?” “@Gurra09 The subway is free UNLESS you get mugged. But…that doesn’t happen THAT often. It’s faster than driving.” (Sources: Question, Response)

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