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Try The Sims 4 for 48 hours, free with Origin Game Time!

Are you ready to rule? The Sims 4 is now available with Origin Game Time, giving players 48 hours of free, unrestricted gameplay. Now you can check it out without spending a penny.


Origin's year-end sale has arrived! Celebrate what made 2014 awesome

2014 is coming to an end, and that means it's time to look back on what made the year so awesome. Video games, by the way. That's the answer. Video games is what made the year so awesome.


Happy N7 Day! Here are the best fan-made Mass Effect characters in The Sims 4

If you’ve played The Sims 4, you already know that the character creation tools are incredibly deep, providing a massive amount of entertainment before you even start to “play.” Gamers are using those tools to let their creativity shine, recreating everyone from themselves to celebrities and fictional characters as Sims. So in celebration of November 7, AKA N7 Day – the yearly celebration of all things Mass Effect – we wanted to see what cool characters people had created from BioWare’s awesome sci-fi franchise. Want to see what Shepard, Liara, and Jack all look like Sim-ified? Here are our favorites.


The 5 coolest (and most outrageous) pools we built in The Sims 4

It’s a pretty good week to be a Sim. Pools have been added for free to The Sims 4, and they’re cooler than they've ever been. How cool? We snuck over to Maxis’ lair to experiment and see exactly how creative we could get. The results were, well… you’ll need to see them to believe them.


Origin Features Work Great with The Sims 4!

The Sims 4 is here! In addition to all the fun of the new creation tools and emotional depth of the game itself, playing on Origin gives you features to enhance your play.


The Sims 4 is Coming Soon. Prepare for Pre-load!

On September 2nd, the brand new chapter in The Sims franchise begins with the launch of The Sims 4, and those who pre-order now will be able to begin their new stories the second the game launches with pre-load on Origin. Pre-load will ensure you're in the game first, as soon as The Sims 4 launches.


Create Your Sims for The Sims 4 For Free!

You'll be able to get your hands on The Sims 4 in less than a month, but if you’re itching to build-out your virtual entourage, the Create A Sims Demo is the perfect place to begin. Download it for free now and start creating digital life well before The Sims 4 launches in September.


How Ready Are You for The Sims 4?

When The Sims 4 launches in September, players of The Sims 3 will be able to show just how passionate they are about The Sims. Maxis has just launched The Sims 4 Rewards program that offers up some nifty, exclusive virtual The Sims 4 swag for everyone who owns The Sims 3. Find out what’s waiting for you in The Sims 4!


EA World Premiere at E3 2014

E3—the Electronic Entertainment Expo—hits every year, delighting the gaming world with the latest and greatest new and upcoming games. Here at Origin, we can’t wait for you to see all the digital delights in store. However, if you can’t make it to Los Angeles in person, we’re happy to report that you can still take part in the excitement by watching the EA press conference livestream.


Create A Sim for The Sims 4 In Action

It’s been a while since we’ve reported on The Sims 4 on PC, but we have a doozy for you: the Maxis team has put together a great video that shows the power and versatility of its in-game character creator, aptly titled Create A Sim.