My Sims, the cartoonified re-imagining of EA's world-beating life series for Nintendo's Wii, will see you sprucing up a decrepit and rundown village, designing and building your own furniture and structures, and stepping in to help out the locals, with the aim of creating a charming new community.
The first solid gameplay details for My Sims, which is also set to launch on DS, are uncovered in the latest issue of Official Nintendo Magazine (UK). But for a quick info-burst on how the game works, point your eyes down:
Above: It seems you'll be creating, painting and placing your items with the Wiimote
Collecting Essence is the main draw to helping people or exploring the surroundings - the more Essence you collect, the more styles you'll be able to apply to your creations. For example, finding pinewood allows you to apply a pine effect to an item.
Februrary 20, 2007