SimCity (2013)

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15th March 2013

SimCity review

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Modders make SimCity cities bigger

Work-in-progress shows potential.

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Wing Commander 3 is free right now on Origin

As is a trial version of SimCity.

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FeatureComing home? The return to SimCity

A year on from from its disastrous launch, our reviewer heads back to see what's changed.

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SimCity offline mode "almost there mayors"

Update 10 in final testing now.

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Maxis explains why SimCity offline is taking so long

"I wish it were as simple as flipping a switch."

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Finally! SimCity offline mode confirmed

"From me, and everyone at the studio, thank you again for staying with us."

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SimCity expansion Cities of Tomorrow shown off in new trailer

Nuclear fusion! Drones! Drink recycled sewage!

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Maxis calls for discussion on SimCity mods

"It's difficult to determine what makes a 'good' or safe mod and what mods cross the line."

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SimCity expansion Cities of Tomorrow announced

Future tech, but no offline mode.

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At least 80 per cent of proceeds from new SimCity DLC to go to Red Cross

Red Cross Relief Centre and two vehicles respond to natural disasters.

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EA will continue to make games with an offline mode, Peter Moore insists

Plus, "not all EA games will offer a free-to-play mode."

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Origin launches free 24-hour return on EA games

Lessons learned after SimCity debacle?

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SimCity sold over 2 million copies

EA hails it as "a success".

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Some of the key people behind SimCity leave Maxis to make new simulation game

Jellygrade making a sim about the dawn of life on earth.

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Finally, SimCity gets Cheetah Speed

Update 2.0 in the works.

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SimCity sells over one million copies in two weeks

Origin sets new record with 1.3 million concurrent users.

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SimCity review

Urban decay.

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SimCity modded so it can be played offline indefinitely

Edit freeway outside city boundaries.

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Maxis insider claims SimCity servers aren't integral to the game's performance - report

While EA is claiming they “offload a significant amount of the calculations."

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UK chart: Tomb Raider biggest launch of the year so far

Doubles sales of Aliens: Colonial Marines.

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SimCity servers appear to be coping as game hits UK

UPDATE: EA is suspending its SimCity online marketing campaign following server issue outrage - report

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Gamer anger grows as SimCity debacle threatens to turn ugly

UPDATE: Amazon pulls digital sales, EA addresses concerns... sort of.

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SimCity release date set in stone

EA building up to March launch.

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EGXPlayable EA games at Eurogamer Expo 2012 revealed

Need for Speed, SimCity, Crysis 3, Dead Space 3, Medal of Honor, FIFA 13.

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EA hopes to keep political ideology out of SimCity

It won't be "an exercise in propaganda", insists developer.

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VideoSimCity footage gets constructive

Riots! Fires! Pollution! Godzilla!

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SimCity coming to Facebook - report

EA logs domain names for social spin-off.

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VideoSimCity footage shows off Glassbox Engine

New fire systems set to catch on.

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EA trademarks SimOcean

Something fishy going on?

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SimCity dev Maxis insists always-on internet requirement is "worth it"

"I'm not surprised we're getting some reaction like this."

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FeatureSimCity Preview: A Classic Returns

Things'll be great when you're down town…

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New SimCity will require always-on internet connection

And you'll need an Origin account too.

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VideoSimCity footage shows off new game engine

Behind the scenes of Maxis' world tech.

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New SimCity 2013 details: system requirements, multiplayer, engine

Build regions with friends "for the first time".

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VideoNew SimCity trailer fresh from GDC

Maxis' PC game due out in 2013.

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New SimCity unveiled at GDC, due next year

"We are adding curvy roads."