The Sims 3: Pets Dead Space cat purrfect for petting

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

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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Who? B. Buttercup What? Senior Wildlife Editor How did I get here? After receiving an honorary degree from Brown University’s College of Science, I moseyed on to Pfizer, where I spent four years in the research and development department working on experimental treatments for Alzheimer’s disease. Life seemed pretty sweet. I had all the sugar cubes, Adderall, and cash that an equine could want. That’s when I met GamesRadar’s Associate Editor, Chris Antista, a young human, who convinced me to leave the highly lucrative pharmaceutical industry with a large bag of feed. Stuff I done: The Top 7… sexy horses every stud should ride Loves: Sugar cubes, prancing, getting published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, National Velvet, salt. Hates: Spurs, jockeys, Elmer’s Glue, The Godfather. Now playing: Plants vs Zombies, BlazBlue, World of Warcraft