News Archive - 2001

Thanks for all the great entries to our Carnival Party Contest. Our judges are viewing the entries now!

So your Sims have been through some tough times? Earthquakes ruined your city? Now you can show the world what your Sims have been through in our SimCity 3000 Unlimited Snapshot Contest. Just upload your city to the Exchange with 30 snapshots or less and you could win the EA game of your choice and a Maxis prize package.

Go to Contests

The Sims has won the top honor in Computer Gaming World's annual game of the year awards (April issue) by being named the 2001 Game of the Year. The players of The Sims, won the "Special Achievement Award for Best Story" for the stories created on your computers and posted on Congratulations!

House Party is coming! Check out the House Party fun site to get the scoop on the expansion pack. While you're there, play one of the new games or download the DJ skin!

Go to House Party Fun

Download the HousePartyDJ skin (540kb)

We are counting down to the party of the year! A huge thanks to everyone who called in to RSVP! The event is full and we are expecting a great group that includes fans from Texas, Oregon, Illinois, Washington, Arizona, Nebraska, Kansas, Alaska and Connecticut! If you have cleared the waiting list, we will be calling you back before the end of the day on Friday March 16. Again, if you have already RSVP'ed, due to the overwhelming amount of phone calls we received, we will not be calling you back individually to confirm you reservation. Rest assured, you are on the list!

This SimDay stop by the House Party preview section and view the new look ... more House Party information for you fans!

Go to About The Sims

Listen to more samples of the House Party mix and then pre-order your Expansion Pack today.

Go to Graphics and Sound

The Eschenheimer Turm (tower) was built between 1426 and 1428 and is one of Germany's largest medieval defense towers. Download it now and make your city look defended!

Go to Unlimited Landmarks

Free House Party mix with purchase of the House Party Expansion Pack from Store. Listen to samples of the House Party mix and then pre-order your Expansion Pack today.

Go to Graphics and Sound

At 4:00 pm PST today, we are hosting the Artist and Animator chat. Stop by and get the inside scoop!

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