Live the life you want in this 3rd major title to the popular life simulation video game that captivated the world- The Sims 3! The Sims 3 is a very popular life simulation video game released back in 2009 for various gaming consoles including the PC. A handheld version of the game was also released for the Nintendo DS (NDS) gaming system. Create your very own sim and establish a wonderful career and relationship. Make a new life with your sim and create the family of your dreams. The game has many new features including skills, careers, worlds, and more.