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19 Sep 2016 - 22:00

Came across this interesting article on Nintendo Everything, where they talk about MySims Friends, a cancelled Nintendo 3DS title from 2010. One of the Nintendo Everything readers named Mattrio had an interview with art director Xavier Garcia. Garcia posted images from MySims Friends a couple of years ago. More recently, Garcia was at liberty to share some information about the game.

“StreetPass and other Nintendo connectivity and was essentially an online only game.”

EA cancelled the game because they wanted to steer the entire Sims franchise in a different direction. Unfortunately MySims wasn't part of that new direction.

Behaviour Interactive was hoping to implement the ability to customise the environment in the new MySims Friends game. In the images below you can see how you would be able to take a regular house and turn it into a different style. Styles included Goth, Sporty, Futuristic, Cute, Tasty, Nature, and Fancy.

Here are a few of Garcia's MySims Friends images and captions:

MySims Friends

This is a little old, but the statute of limitations is passed on this (or so I hope! lol). This is a visual target for a MySims project I was involved with a few years ago. The project has been scrapped since.

 

MySims Friends

Another look at some MySims work, this time is a new character that was going to be introduced. We settled for the one on the right, but I had a soft spot for the first version. His name was Roscoe and he was an explosives specialist.

 

MySims Friends

Yep, more MySims concept art! We were experimenting with a Ninja village setting and still looking for a visual style.

 

MySims Friends

A big part of what was going to be the new MySims game was that you could customize your environments, so here I was exploring how you could take a basic house and each version was a different flavor. So we had the default, goth, sporty, futuristic, cute, tasty, nature and fancy.

 

MySims Friends

These designs were just basic explorations for different silhouettes and architecture

 

MySims Friends

And here is an overhaul on a flower shop.

MySims Friends

A big part of what was going to be the new MySims game was that you could customize your environments, so here is an in-depth look at how the exploration went. You can see how you can customize one house to have several different flavors, what kind of different houses you can have and how you can overhaul the shops.

Personally I'm really sad that the MySims franchise came to an end. I always liked the MySims games, all of them actually. I have all of them, on all platforms. I would have definitely bought MySims Friends as well!

13 Mar 2016 - 17:03

For those of you wondering why I've been so inactive lately, here's why! I gave birth to Quinn last month. I've been pretty much busy recovering ever since (I had preeclampsia, and a breech baby, so I had to get an emergency cesarean), and of course I've been busy with the baby.

(and no, this isn't my first baby. He has an older brother :P )

12 Feb 2016 - 23:48

SimGuruRiley made these adorable Valentine's Day crafts for her colleagues at The Sims Studio! Aren't they the best?

Are you making anything Sims related for Valentine's Day? Let us know!

12 Jan 2016 - 20:11

Just got an e-mail from EA announcing Origin Access. Unfortunately I can't see anything beyond this e-mail, as it's not available in my area yet. But I thought it was worth mentioning it anyway!

At EA, we’re passionate about giving our players more variety, more flexibility, more value, and more fun. Today we're thrilled to announce a new membership service for PC gamers on Origin called Origin Access. It's available now in the U.S., Canada, UK and Germany and coming to more countries soon.

Origin Access brings players endless gaming with a growing collection of great PC games for just £3.99 a month.

This new service launches with 15 great games, including Battlefield 4™, Dragon Age™: Inquisition, The Sims™ 3, and This War of Mine with more titles from EA and independent developers added over time. The complete list of titles currently available in The Vault can be found at https://www.origin.com/store/origin-access .

Origin Access members will be able to:

  • Play More – Explore The Vault where members can download and play full versions of more than a dozen great PC games
  • Play First –Play EA’s PC games for a limited time before they're released. All your stats and progress carry over if you decide to buy the game
  • Play for Less – Save 10% on your Origin purchases – from full games and DLC to content packs and more

23 Dec 2014 - 22:41

Happy Simsmas from the Sims Studio!

3 Jul 2014 - 09:31

Do you have any questions for Rosie and Marii? Then here's your chance! Send us your questions, preferably by commenting on the video, or by sending a tweet to . Feel free to include the hashtag #rosieandmarii in your tweet! We will record the video next week, so please send your questions before Sunday July 6, 2014! Happy

16 Jun 2014 - 22:30

Wondering what's taking so long? Watch this vlog!

16 Jun 2014 - 22:00

Did you participate in the 10th anniversary giveaway? Watch this video to see if you're one of the lucky winners! :D

5 Jun 2014 - 22:00

SNW is 10 years old this year and that's something we need to celebrate, don't you think? To celebrate, SNW is giving away cool Sims swag. Check it out!

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