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Building On Unstable Ground
on March 15, 2013 at 04:30 PM
When people go on vacation, they occasionally become so attached to their exotic destinations that they want to stay forever. The unfamiliar streets and strange customs promise exciting new experiences far more attractive than the day-to-day drudgery back home. However, popular vacation destinations...
SimCity Digital Edition's Exclusive Landmarks
on January 29, 2013 at 10:34 AM
SimCity is all about building the kind of city you want, and now that can include famous landmarks like the Eiffel Tower in the Origin-exclusive Digital Deluxe Edition of the game. The Digital Deluxe Edition of the game comes with the Paris, German, and British city sets which include the Eiffel Tower...
What You Need To Know About The Latest From Maxis
on January 25, 2013 at 07:01 AM
SimCity releases on March 5, which means that the game is in the final stages of development at the Maxis offices in Emeryville, California. In fact, it's so close to release that we got to sit down and play it for five hours straight. This extended hands-on time gave us a better sense of SimCity...
Reinvention And Renovation
on November 27, 2012 at 03:00 PM
The SimCity name inspires fond memories for many gamers, regardless of which of the four main installments they have played the most. Wherever your SimLoyalty lies (personally, I’m a fan of SimCity 2000), the latest SimCity combines elements of your favorite entry with new features to ensure your...
Interview: A New Multiplayer Focus
on July 06, 2012 at 12:45 PM
We recently spoke with SimCity lead producer Kip Katsarelis about the new multiplayer components headed to the series and much more. Want to create a college town? Maybe an industrial wasteland? The new SimCity encompasses these archetypes and many more. They all serve an important purpose in the new...
A Behind Closed Doors Look At Maxis' City Builder
on June 07, 2012 at 12:04 PM
SimCity has been out of the limelight for awhile, but now it's poised to return with many enticing features. The first thing called out in the demo is the fact that the cities all have people and vehicles zipping about all with real places to go and things to do. The devs exhibited this by laying...
Maxis Shows Off New SimCity Screens
on June 05, 2012 at 02:15 PM
Update: The latest SimCity trailer has been added, so you can see the game in action – including a glimpse of the ever-popular monster disaster. Original story: Though EA's press conference for E3 didn't contain much in the way of mind-blowing SimCity information, these new screens should...
SimCity Interview: Building On Classic Foundations
on May 08, 2012 at 11:21 AM
At the mere mention of SimCity, many gamers get nostalgic gleams in their eyes as they recall the hours spent building virtual metropolises. Considering how long the series has been dormant, some people thought that SimCity would remain relegated to the realm of nostalgia, but EA and Maxis revealed a...
Introducing SimCity's Powerful Glassbox Simulation Engine
on March 19, 2012 at 08:10 PM
A long-rumored new SimCity game was finally announced by EA at GDC , but details were light. Now developer Maxis is starting the hype machine, but instead of focusing on impressive graphics or approachable gameplay, the first video is all about the game's new complex simulation engine. Watch the...
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