The Sims 3: Pets’ Dead Space cat purrfect for petting

It’s not easy being a horse, especially a horse who covers The Sims beat here at GamesRadar. For far too long, squishy homo sapiens have been the subject matter of choice for the people-centric series. Fortunately, the time has finally come for non-humans to enjoy the spotlight thanks to The Sims 3 Pets.

Pre-order the limited edition of this animal-licious follow up to EA’s The Sims 3 for 360 or PS3, and you’ll get 10 unique and exclusive breeds (or “character classes” as we equestrians like to call them). The 10 pre-order extras include the Dead Space inspired Ishimura Bobtail cat, a Dragon Age-style Mabari War Hound, a Tiger Husky, a Skunk Birman cat, and more. Those who pre-order the PC version will get a pet store with unique items.

Above: The skin for this Ishimura Bobtail cat was inspired by Dead Space

Above: A non-horse human (back left) and a non-horse canine (back right) toil while this non-horse feline (front) grooms itself. Everything is as it should be

Above: Of course, fully controllable horses will be The Sims 3 Pets’ most important feature

Of course, lesser non-human animals, such as dogs and cats, will be playable in The Sims 3: Pets. But, most importantly, the fifth expansion marks the first time that horses will be fully controllable. It seems that someone at EA has finally seen fit to read my many angry fan letters. The Sims 3: Pets expansion is scheduled to release on October 18 and 21 in North America and Europe respectively. Be sure to do your part for the often ignored hardcore horse community by supporting this title today.

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  • Cenobite85 - September 13, 2011 11:13 p.m.

    Ok I confess I think playing the Sims with a Mabari Warhound would be awesome provided it had the option to maul people.
  • Crimmy - September 13, 2011 10:06 p.m.

    Wait, the picture changed.
  • SpadesSlick - September 13, 2011 6:58 p.m.

    I'm glad to see that you haven't been sent to the glue factory yet buttercup.
  • angelusdlion - September 14, 2011 2:04 p.m.

    I'm eagerly waiting the day. Wasn't remotely amusing the first time. And I'm a fury.
  • Siion - September 13, 2011 6:06 p.m.

  • Hobogonigal - September 13, 2011 3:59 p.m.

    Yay! B Buttercup is back! Just a quick question, do horses see a back to front image compared to us humans (image 2)...
  • brinnybonez - September 28, 2011 11:27 a.m.

    Horses see two images simultaneously. You guessed it - One from their left eye, and one from their right eye. Which means they can see almost 360 degrees except for a small blind spot directly behind them. Horses brains are also pretty much in 2 parts. When you train horses, you have to make sure you do the same techniques on each side. I have studied horses for my whole life. Hope this helped! :)
  • RamenChimera - September 13, 2011 3:50 p.m.

  • badgraphix1 - September 13, 2011 3:21 p.m.

    Who actually uses the Buttercup alias? Horses can't use keyboards, so one of the staff members must have to write the article.
  • Robx - September 13, 2011 3:54 p.m.

    Dude that's racist, leave Buttercup alone!
  • Hobogonigal - September 13, 2011 3:59 p.m.

    Nooooooooooooooooo! Buttercup is real I tell you! Real!!!
  • TheCakeIsaPie - September 14, 2011 9:28 a.m.

    A human journalist types what Buttercup is saying (or rather, neighing). It's a very long, painstaking, process, but it's in the name of gamez jarnalism.
  • Pocotron - September 13, 2011 3:20 p.m.

    I think I speak for all of us when I say, "wat?"

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