The Sims Online

The Sims to go online again?

EA admits multiplayer is an option.

In an interview with the Times Online, Nancy Smith, head of EA's Sims Division, has admitted that the monster PC franchise could become a multiplayer game... again.

EA-Land to be shut down

End of the road for the former Sims Online.

In a blog post, EA has announced that it will be closing its virtual world EA-Land, formerly known as The Sims Online.

The History of The Sims

Tiny happy people.

The Sims is 10 years old this week! To celebrate, we're dusting off our long look back at the series from the start of 2008, prior to the release of The Sims 3. For the full picture, make sure to check out our more recent reviews of The Sims 3 and The Sims 3: World Adventures. What's "happy birthday" in simlish?

Goodbye Sims Online, hello EA-Land

Virtual world becomes branded freebie.

EA has closed down The Sims Online and is replacing it with a new, free-to-play virtual world built on a re-engineerd version of the same platform. In an added twist, it has decided to call the reworked game EA-Land.