As you know, Sims 3 is going to hit consoles soon and it is going to get all sorts of achievements. Therefore, if you are an achievement nut, you will be happy to know that there will be 50 achievements available that will give you up to 1000 points.
Some achievements in Sims 3 are easy to obtain, such as completing the tutorial or building a household. You will get achievements if you get a charisma skill or if you maximize a certain skill. Most of achievements will be unlocked naturally and you will get them if you go on a first date, are kissed for a first time, have sex, get married, or have a baby. If you find these achievements boring, you can obtain other achievements by using a Karma power or by reaching the maximum of potential Karma. There are some spooky achievements as well, and if you can get them if you explore catacombs in the night or by resurrecting a dead Sim. Of course, you can use your Karma powers for evil and you will even get an achievement if you use your powers on 13 unsuspected Sims that live outside of your family. On the other hand, Sims 3 will feature some dull achievements that require you to complete 50, 100, and 150 Challenges to obtain them. Besides Challenges, you will get achievements for 100 and 1000 completed Wishes as well. Speaking of Wishes, all Sims have lifetime wishes and you will get an achievement if you manage to fulfill them. Of course, you can get another achievement if you manage to complete a fulfill a lifetime wish before you turn into a young adult.
Sims 3 will have all sorts of achievements, and if you are fan of The Sims 3 and achievement freak, you make sure that you check them all out.