Former The Sims studio head is engaged on a competing life-sim, Life By You

Kath Santarin
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Throughout yesterday’s Paradox Announcement Showcase, we had been witness to a teaser trailer for an eerily acquainted recreation referred to as Life By You. Why is it acquainted? Properly, it appears an terrible lot like Paradox’s tackle The Sims.

The transient trailer for Life by You… What do you assume?

It additionally comes as no shock both, contemplating Life By You is being developed by Paradox Tectonic, with growth led by former The Sims studio head and former Second Life CEO, Rod Humble.

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The very transient trailer proven for Life By You reveals your typical suburban neighbourhood, the place gamers will seemingly get to assemble homes of their very own. We additionally get a glimpse inside these houses, the place you see characters going about their day-to-day lives. And in all honesty, issues look fairly tough across the edges. Test it out for your self within the video embedded above.

In the end, there’s no denying that Life By You appears rather a lot like The Sims, and is made up of the identical key mechanics to date. There’s not a lot else to go off, nor can we see any new gimmicks which may set the title aside from different life-simulation video games.

With that in thoughts, it’s not fairly clear how Life By You plans on competing with the monolith that’s The Sims, however we will positive as hell guess (or at the very least hope) that they’ve one thing up their sleeves to set it aside from its rivals. Perhaps character relationships can be extra in depth, or constructing potentialities really countless? Who is aware of? Perhaps it’ll simply be a dud.

If you happen to’re simply as curious as I’m about the place Life By You is headed, Paradox has introduced {that a} gameplay reveal will occur on March 20 at 9AM PT / 5PM GMT on the Life By You YouTube channel!

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