The Sims 4! As much as I try to stay at least a little bit on top of gaming news, this one went completely past me. I honestly have no idea how I could have missed the announcements: I have always been a huge fan of the Sims franchise, and I think since I am registered on their website I should be getting some kind of newsletter or something. Seriously, they send these out for everything, why not for this?
So here we have a first look at the gameplay of The Sims 4, which is due to arrive some time next year. It looks good, although not vastly different from the predecessor. This was already true of Sims 3 compared to 2, and I don’t think it matters much. The graphics are already as good as I’d expect them to be, really; there is a limit to how much a normal PC can handle with simulations, and if this restricts the graphic options, I think it’s fair enough.