Under this agreement, the masterminds at Rooster Teeth will create a series of films called Strangerhood
, centered on a group of eclectic characters all suffering from amnesia. For reasons unknown to them, they have been gathered together in a mysteriously remote suburban neighborhood. Throughout the season, the characters will attempt to figure out who they are, why they have been brought together, how they can live with each other, and just exactly who is behind this bizarre experiment.
In The Sims 2, players for the first time are able to control their Sims over an entire lifetime. Through the new aspiration gameplay, every choice that is made has a relevant and dramatic effect on the life of a Sim. With the ground-breaking addition of genetics, Sims now pass their DNA down through generations, giving them a more vivid and in-depth Sims experience all in a 3D world. Players are now able to generate unique Sims with the new Create-A-Sim, packed with a vast selection of facial features, hairstyles, and outfits, and build dream homes and design neighborhoods with new building, design, and home furnishing options. It?s up to the player to take their Sims from the cradle to the grave, fulfill their dreams, and push them to extremes.
Rooster Teeth Productions? continuing Red vs. Blue series has brought gaming as a form of entertainment to a whole new level. Rooster Teeth averages more than 750,000 movie downloads each week from their website, which has been online since their launch on April 1, 2003.
The Sims are hitting the city this November in The Urbz: Sims in the City for the PlayStation 2, Xbox, GameCube, Game Boy Advance, and the Nintendo DS. Players move out of the suburbs and take to the streets as they build their reputation and attempt to become the biggest player in town. The Sims franchise celebrated its fourth anniversary in February. The game skyrocketed to the top of the charts when it began shipping to stores in February 2000, and quickly become a universal gaming and cultural phenomenon. The Sims PC based product and expansion packs were the best selling PC games of 2000, 2001, 2002, and 2003. Translated into 17 different languages, The Sims has inspired seven top selling expansion packs. They include: The Sims Livin? Large, The Sims House Party, The Sims Hot Date, The Sims Vacation, The Sims Unleashed, The Sims Superstar, and The Sims Makin? Magic. Combined sales for the franchise have topped 41 million units life-to-date.