Tag archive for "SimCity"

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EA Announces Mobile SimCity BuildIt

A mobile SimCity titled BuildIt is in development for mobile devices, publisher EA has announced. ...Read More

on September 10, 2014 7:08 AM
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Origin’s 48-Hour Flash Sale Includes Titanfall for 40% Off and Many More

If you happen to be one of the few people who have yet to purchase Titanfall for PC, now is your chance. The PC version from Origin is available for a 40% discount, meaning it's only $36. ...Read More

on May 17, 2014 7:03 PM
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SimCity Finally Gets an Offline Mode

Well, that took a while.... Fans of SimCity can finally officially play the game offline. ...Read More

on March 18, 2014 11:18 PM
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ShockCast Ep. 157 – “Broken Agegate”

Well, that didn't take too long. 14 days into the new year and the gaming industry has already experienced its first - albeit, slight - controversy. This week on the ShockCast we decided to jump head-first into ...Read More

on January 15, 2014 10:00 AM
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SimCity Will Soon be Playable Offline

Patrick Buechner, General Manager of Maxis Emeryville Studio, said in a blog post today that an upcoming patch for SimCity will allow gamers to play the game offline. ...Read More

on January 13, 2014 4:30 PM
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SimCity: Cities of Tomorrow’s Launch Trailer is Hilariously Dystopian

SimCity's expansion Cities of Tomorrow will launch on November the 12th, and today Electronic Arts released its launch trailer. ...Read More

on October 29, 2013 10:23 AM
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SimCity Finally Coming to Mac on August 29

August is looking good for Mac gamers. After several setbacks, SimCity is coming to Mac on August 29. EA Maxis announced the news on Twitter today. ...Read More

on August 6, 2013 12:10 AM
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Former SimCity Creative Director Feels Always Online has “Potentially Huge” User Benefit

SimCity suffered from a number of launch woes due to the lacking level of preparedness of the servers that were supposed to support its always online nature, but former Creative Director Ocean Quigley (which is also the ...Read More

on July 19, 2013 2:06 PM
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SimCity Getting Fifth Major Update, Focused on Multiplayer and Regional Gameplay

While some of the most staunch critics of SimCity consider its multiplayer aspect like the worst blight on the franchise (and on humanity), today Maxis released the patch notes of the fifth major update that will affect ...Read More

on June 16, 2013 3:55 PM
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SimCity Turns into Theme Park With First Post-Release Paid DLC

Remember Bullfrog's Theme Park? Starting today you can relive part of its magic in SimCity, thanks to its first post-release paid DLC (did anyone really doubt that they were coming?) that Electronic Arts published for the ...Read More

on May 28, 2013 2:35 PM
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SimCity 4.0 Update Re-Enables Lost Features, Adds New Map

If you read my SimCity review, you already know that I was quite pleased with the game despite the launch problems and the widespread Internet rage. As I predicted back then, Maxis is still working to improve ...Read More

on May 22, 2013 1:06 PM
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SimCity Coming to a Mac Near You in June, Free for Owners of the PC Version

Want to play SimCity on your Mac? Then good news are on the way, as Maxis just announced that the Mac OS version of its city building game (that I recently reviewed here) is going to be ...Read More

on April 10, 2013 1:08 PM
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Cheetah Speed Being Tested to Return to SimCity

Maxis just announced on the official SimCity forums that the Cheetah speed feature, that was removed after launch to improve server stability, is being tested this weekend on the official test server, together with several new features ...Read More

on March 30, 2013 2:25 PM
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SimCity’s Traffic Gets Explained In Developer’s Blog

As I explained in my review of the game, traffic can be a hard nut to crack in SimCity, and either a glitch or bad road planning can result in a gridlock that will virtually paralyze part ...Read More

on March 24, 2013 3:55 PM
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Review: SimCity

Ten years have passed since the release of of SimCity 4, while not many really consider SimCity Societies part of the franchise at all (for good reasons). Now SimCity has finally reached our PCs to bring the ...Read More

on March 23, 2013 2:00 PM
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SimCity Patch Addresses Traffic Problems

The way SimCity handled traffic was one of the major problems behind the launch of the game, with cars pretty much unable to work their way past a jam and just ignoring alternative routes in favor of ...Read More

on March 20, 2013 2:49 PM
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Here’s the List of Games You can Chose from for Your SimCity Troubles. Game Sells 1.1 Million Copies.

Whether SimCity gave you problems or not, Electronic Arts and Maxis are going to try to make it up to you with a free game. The list to chose from was supposed to be revealed today, and ...Read More

on March 18, 2013 2:10 PM
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SimCity’s Core Problem is “Almost Behind Us”

This morning Maxis Senior Vice President Lucy Bradshaw posted a message on the official SimCity blog, stating that the online woes that plagued the game for almost a week are on the way to their end. ...Read More

on March 11, 2013 4:31 PM
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Electronic Arts Promises Free Game for SimCity Problems

SimCity is, in many ways, akin to a MMORPG, and like many MMORPGs it's plagued by quite a few launch problems preventing many from thoroughly enjoying the game. This has obviously caused quite the uproar in the ...Read More

on March 9, 2013 1:55 PM
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New SimCity Clip Shows a City Shaped Like a Simoleon

The SimCity official livestreams are continuing daily and yesterday we saw members of the Maxis team building a city roughly shaped like a Simoleon (the franchise's fictional currency, if you lived under a rock until now), testament ...Read More

on March 2, 2013 2:03 PM
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SimCity Gets a Tutorial Video Series, Starts With Street Density

SimCity is inexorably speeding towards the long-awaited return of the glorious franchise (since we all know that SimCity Societies did not exist) and Electronic Arts is continuing to release new assets to wet our appetite. ...Read More

on March 1, 2013 12:35 PM
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New SimCity Videos Show the Casino City and Disaster City We All Built Together

Electronic Arts is having daily livestreams with members of the SimCity team playing the game and viewers voting on some important decisions. Yesterday the main dish was a casino city (while the day before it was a ...Read More

on February 28, 2013 1:50 PM
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New SimCity Video Q&A Brings in Will Wright

The release of SimCity is less than a week away, and quite a lot of perspective virtual Mayors are quite excited about it, but what about Will Wright, the man that started it all? ...Read More

on February 27, 2013 2:28 PM
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New SimCity Interactive Website Lets You Vote on the Fate of Cities

Want a chance to play SimCity before release, kind of? The kicker is that you won't actually be building the city, but you will be able to watch the city being built live and vote alongside everyone ...Read More

on February 26, 2013 12:15 PM
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SimCity Gets a TV Commercial, Shows…Cities

SimCity is going to be released quite soon and aspiring virtual Majors are already cracking their knuckles (can't say I'm not one of them). Today Electronic Arts released a new TV commercial of the game to give ...Read More

on February 25, 2013 12:19 PM
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New SimCity Trailer Brings Superheroes and Villains to Your Virtual City

The Limited Edition of SimCity will include the Heroes And Villains pack, that will bring forth the adventures of super hero Maxis Man and super villain Dr. Vu, but what does it really entail? ...Read More

on February 7, 2013 1:00 PM
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New SimCity Trailer Showscases the Digital Deluxe Edition

If you want your simulated city dressed in French, German or British style in the upcoming SimCity, you'll need to get the digital deluxe edition, that includes the three city sets from those nations, more landmarks like ...Read More

on January 29, 2013 1:39 PM
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SimCity Beta Begins January 25th

EA has confirmed that the beta for SimCity will last for a short time, starting on January 25th and ending on January 28th. Those interested have until 6pm (PST) on January 20th to sign-up for a chance ...Read More

on January 18, 2013 6:58 PM
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Confirmed: SimCity Has an Intro Video, You Can Watch it Here

Earlier today, publisher Electronic Arts released a video of what players will see when they first log in to the upcoming time-suck known as SimCity. The video is comprised of all gameplay footage and shows off a ...Read More

on January 9, 2013 9:09 AM
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New SimCity Screnshot Shows that Dirty Land Doesn’t Sell Well

One of the things i love the most of the upcoming SimCity are the beautiful gradient maps that represent the new way of showing a whole array of values in the game like pollution, education, crime and ...Read More

on December 31, 2012 1:31 PM