“When I asked Wright about it, he gave me a funny look and asked if I’d watched prime-time television recently. I hadn’t. He’s right. A night of channel-surfing, with an emphasis on the offerings on Fox, made The Sims look like … Henry James.”
Guys and Digital Dolls. Excellent and holistic article, if somewhat out-of-date, by Bob Thompson of Washington Post Magazine: about The Sims, popular culture, Henry James, and the sexes. But mostly about The Sims.