PC / Simulation / Release: Oct 9, 2009 / ESRB: E

Cities XL Multiplayer Shutting Down

By Chris Faylor, Jan 27, 2010 11:40am PST

Citing lower-than-expected subscriptions, developer Monte Cristo has decided to shut down the multiplayer portion of its massively multiplayer...


"Not at all surprised, thought it happened a little sooner than expected. When I played the ..."

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Walk Through CitiesXL in Single, Multiplayer Tutorials

By Nick Breckon, Oct 06, 2009 12:20pm PDT

Monte Cristo's urban sim CitiesXL sees its release this Friday. The game is already available in demo-form, but Cristo has also put out a pair of...


"indeed, the beta for this was bad, simcity 4 , the LAST good city builder."

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The Demoman: Cities XL

By Christopher Livingston, Sep 14, 2009 6:09pm PDT

Cities XL is an online multiplayer city-building strategy game, which, in The Demoman's mind, means it's probably sort of like playing SimCity...


Cities XL US Demo Released

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 08, 2009 11:20am PDT

The 1GB US demo of Monte Cristo's urban building and management sim Cities XL is now available over on FileShack, chasing last week's Europe-only...


"I didn't even need to play the game to instantly realize that this is another SimCity Societies. ..."

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Cities XL Dated for October 9

By Nick Breckon, Aug 25, 2009 12:42pm PDT

Monte Critso today announced that its persistent urban building sim Cities XL will be released in North America on October 9. The European version...


"I played the hell out of SimCity 4 and I was super pumped for this and got in the beta and ..."

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Contest: The Cities XL Beta Key Giveaway

By Nick Breckon, Jun 25, 2009 6:09pm PDT

Update: All the keys have been claimed. Enjoy! Original story: With the SimCity franchise currently ambling about on the Wii and iPhone, Monte...


"Figures. The one day I don't come to ShackNews, I miss out on something cool. FML."

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New Cities XL Screenshots Offer a Closer Look

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 15, 2009 8:45am PDT

Gazing down upon your handiwork is one of the true joys of creation, which is why Cities XL lets players zoom right in until you can see your...


"I don't get it, we only get to build stuff or can we explore it ?"

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Monte Cristo Puts a Price on Cities XL 'Planet' Mode

By Nick Breckon, May 26, 2009 11:21am PDT

Developer Monte Cristo has announced pricing information for its upcoming MMO-enabled urban simulator Cities XL. While the Sim City-esque game...


"Can some inside person or one with conections find out if these guys are gona make Silver Fall 2 ..."

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Cities XL Beta Registration Begins

By Chris Faylor, Apr 16, 2009 3:25pm PDT

Developer Monte Cristo today opened beta sign-ups for Cities XL (PC), offering applicants the chance to be one of those testing the city...


"I just signed up. Running Windows 7, so uh yeah not sure if they'll pick me or not. "

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CitiesXL Screenshots: Bringing City Back

By Nick Breckon, Feb 16, 2009 1:00pm PST

Looking for a SimCity fix? Developer Monte Cristo is revving up to release CitiesXL (PC) this year, as evidenced by these new screenshots....


"as the owner/mayor of a city you should be able to farm out subcontracts to other players to ..."

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Top Spin 3 Demo Released For Xbox 360

By Maarten Goldstein, Jun 26, 2008 5:30am PDT

For all you tennis fans, a demo for the newly released Top Spin 3 (PS3, X360, Wii, NDS) can now be found on the Xbox Live Marketplace. The 394mb...


"It is lame that Nadal (from the screenshot) is a PS3 exclusive. "

- Smitty see all 13 comments

Top Spin 3 Goes Gold, Rallies Retailers June 24

By Chris Faylor, Jun 12, 2008 1:59pm PDT

Publisher 2K Sports sent along word that PAM's Top Spin 3 is complete and will arrive on PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii and Nintendo DS on June 24....


"The fact that they don't have a tennis sim for the Wii is mind blowing! "

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2K Sports Serves Up Top Spin 3 Media

By Maarten Goldstein, May 09, 2008 10:45am PDT

Coming this June for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii and Nintendo DS is Top Spin 3, the newest installment in 2K Sports' tennis game franchise. Here...


"Buying this day one. I love the sound of the new control scheme."

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