"simulation style game" reveals a job post for EA Maxis. The studio is after a Graphics Engineer.
The Sims is handled by a dedicated studio so it shouldn't be touching the franchise. Could we get a glorious return to SimCity though? Could Spore get a full sequel? What of Darkspore?
Darkspore was an off-shoot of Spore where Maxis tried their hand at an action-RPG, but it didn't go well at all. What does Maxis have hidden in their Californian games studio?