Sims Pool for iPod

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    EA's Sims Pool appeared on Apple's iTunes tonight and is currently visible in the U.K. iTunes store.

    The $4.99 (£3.99) game is available at at this iTunes link, but does not presently appear in the U.S. iTunes store.

    Electronic Arts had previously revealed that they were working on 4 new iPod games this year. So far they have released Sims Bowling and, now, Sims Pool.

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    Intresting... i might download it. ^_^
     
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    i'd buy it if i still used my ipod. :( it does look fun, though. maybe i'll give it a shot. :eek:
     
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    The clickwheel just doesn't do it for me as a gaming controller.
     
  5. macrumors 68000

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    Come Onnnnnn iphone multi-touch version.......
     
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    iphone iphone iphone :rolleyes:

    $ for a game??
    not worth it
     
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    HUH?
     
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    :eek::eek:omgz i am so going to download this!!!! this is awsome!!! :eek:
     
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    The smilies, exclamation marks and spelling errors, seem to point out that he indeed ran to download it.:p
     
  10. macrumors 65816

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    Whoever did the currency conversion there is way off.

    Live rates at 2007.07.31 01:26:33 UTC
    3.99 GBP = 8.10391 USD
    United Kingdom Pounds United States Dollars
    1 GBP = 2.03105 USD 1 USD = 0.492355 GBP
     
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    Great news, but where's BF2142 and C&C Tiberium?:confused:
     
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    I don't get it. What makes it sims?

    OMGZ DIS IS TEH BEST11111111
     
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    OOOH! two very very uninteresting games...wonder if the rest will follow this dull path.
     
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    It the price you pay (no pun) when your economy does not suck as much as the US.
     
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    oi why does every1 persist in commenting on my spelling/grammar!??!?! its not fair hmph
     
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    I think they just charge the brits more because of VAT and because they'll pay more :p
     
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    I have no problem with your spelling and/or grammer. I appreciate TEH entuhsiasm!!!!111oneone :D
     
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    Finally the Brits get something first! And I am a nonpatriotic American. Wonder why?
     
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    Nice to meet you Frisco. I'm a nonpatriotic Brit.
     
  20. macrumors 65816

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    No, my point is that £3.99 and $4.99 are not equal amounts. When a journalist puts a rough conversion in brackets they're supposed to convert the currency, not guess!

    Should be written as, "the download on iTunes is priced at £3.99 ($8.10)…"
     
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    I live in california and I was able to buy the game just now.
     
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    It's not a guess. The U.S. iTunes store charges $4.99 and the U.K. store charges £3.99.

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    Nice to meet you too. I just hope Apple pays equal attention to foreign markets as it does the US.

    The American Market is Big, but the world market is huge. Let us all love Apple and say F*ck You to Microsoft.

    Okay I am going to get banned from MR--I have been controversial lately. Just say "No" to the "Patriot Act."
     
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    lol thanks, hope u can understand my writing haha



    does this mean that the UK store would make more money on the games?? because the UK dollar is worth more than the US? (i think)
     
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    It's silly, but I've always liked these little "skill" games on computers. Always liked computer golf even though I hate the real thing. Think I'm going to have to give this a shot.
     

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