This article was published on June 26, 2012

Zynga announces new social game “The Ville”, it looks a lot like “The Sims”, and it goes live tomorrow


Zynga announces new social game “The Ville”, it looks a lot like “The Sims”, and it goes live tomorrow
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Mark Skaggs, SVP of Product Development at Zynga has just announced a new game called “The Ville”, which looks a lot like “The Sims” from Electronic Arts.

You can build a house, talk to your friends and have “parties.” We’ve definitely seen all of these things before, and nothing looks really innovative expect the social integrations it has with Facebook and Zynga with Friends.

Unlike some of the games talked about today, The Ville will be available starting tomorrow.