SimCity (2013)

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15th March 2013

SimCity review

Modders make SimCity cities bigger

Work-in-progress shows potential.

Wing Commander 3 is free right now on Origin

As is a trial version of SimCity.

FeatureComing home? The return to SimCity

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

SimCity offline mode "almost there mayors"

Update 10 in final testing now.

Maxis explains why SimCity offline is taking so long

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

Finally! SimCity offline mode confirmed

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

SimCity expansion Cities of Tomorrow shown off in new trailer

Nuclear fusion! Drones! Drink recycled sewage!

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."

SimCity expansion Cities of Tomorrow announced

Future tech, but no offline mode.

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.

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."

Origin launches free 24-hour return on EA games

Lessons learned after SimCity debacle?

SimCity sold over 2 million copies

EA hails it as "a success".

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.

SimCity out on Mac in June, free to those who have PC version - and vice versa

Cross-platform play between PC and Mac supported.

Finally, SimCity gets Cheetah Speed

Update 2.0 in the works.

SimCity sells over one million copies in two weeks

Origin sets new record with 1.3 million concurrent users.

SimCity review

Urban decay.

SimCity modded so it can be played offline indefinitely

Edit freeway outside city boundaries.

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."

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

Doubles sales of Aliens: Colonial Marines.

SimCity servers appear to be coping as game hits UK

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

Gamer anger grows as SimCity debacle threatens to turn ugly

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

SimCity release date set in stone

EA building up to March launch.

EGXPlayable EA games at Eurogamer Expo 2012 revealed

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

EA hopes to keep political ideology out of SimCity

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

VideoSimCity footage gets constructive

Riots! Fires! Pollution! Godzilla!

SimCity coming to Facebook - report

EA logs domain names for social spin-off.

VideoSimCity footage shows off Glassbox Engine

New fire systems set to catch on.

EA trademarks SimOcean

Something fishy going on?

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

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

FeatureSimCity Preview: A Classic Returns

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

New SimCity will require always-on internet connection

And you'll need an Origin account too.

VideoSimCity footage shows off new game engine

Behind the scenes of Maxis' world tech.

New SimCity 2013 details: system requirements, multiplayer, engine

Build regions with friends "for the first time".

VideoNew SimCity trailer fresh from GDC

Maxis' PC game due out in 2013.

New SimCity unveiled at GDC, due next year

"We are adding curvy roads."