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The Sims™ Pet Stories Shipping Now for Mac

September 10, 2007

AUSTIN , Texas– Aspyr Media, Inc. announced today that The Sims™ Pet Stories for Mac has begun shipping to retail outlets in North America. Licensed from Electronic Arts, The Sims Pet Stories was developed for Mac by Aspyr Studios, Aspyr’s internal development team.

Play through unpredictable moments of pet ownership with your Sims!

Train, play with, and care for your Sims’ cats and dogs, and do your best to keep them happy. Count on many unexpected twists and turns in this easy-to-play, laptop-friendly version of The Sims. Choose from two different stories in the directed Story mode, taking on a variety of challenges as you
compete in a local pet show and learn that even pets have their own personalities. Unlock rewards as you achieve set goals for your Sims and their pets. In open-ended Freeplay mode, create your Sims and their pets, design their homes, and teach your pets tricks. You decide how their stories unfold.

Features:
  • Two Complete Stories in Directed Story Mode – Play as Alice, who needs to win the Dog Show Competition or as Stephen, a chef who has chaotic cat-sitting adventures.
  • The Brand-New Pet Show – Train your Sims’ pets to strut their stuff.
  • Open-Ended Freeplay Mode – Over 70 dog and 30 cat breeds!
  • Laptop-Friendly Gameplay – Featuring simple shortcuts and an all-new auto-pause.
  • Be Creative While Staying Connected – Stay in touch with your friends by using your own IM and email with playing the game in its own window.
  • Part of a Fun New Product Line – The Sims Stories also includes The Sims Life Stories and the upcoming The Sims Castaway Stories!

For more information, fans can also visit the official Website,
http://sims.yahoo.com/about/petstories.

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