SimCity

PC / Strategy / Release: Mar 5, 2013 / ESRB: E10+

SimCity to get city size expansions

By Steve Watts, Mar 01, 2013 11:45am PST

SimCity will eventually get larger city sizes, as PC power increases so more mainstream users can access it, according to creative director Ocean Quigley.

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How Will Wright plays the new SimCity

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 27, 2013 6:45am PST

You may have thoughts about the new SimCity--the city size; a lack of terraforming; its always-online DRM requirement--but your opinions don't matter. No, Will Wright, that's who we want to hear from. Metaphorically sitting in a big red leather armchair to tell a story like ...

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SimCity second beta starts February 16

By Steve Watts, Feb 08, 2013 10:00am PST

SimCity is getting another beta test, this time specifically meant to stress test the servers. It will last one day, from the morning of February 16-17.

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SimCity trailer shows off digital deluxe version

By Steve Watts, Jan 29, 2013 2:45pm PST

EA and Maxis have released a new trailer for SimCity, showing off the extra features you get in the $80 "Digital Deluxe" edition.

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Three tips for building a successful SimCity

By Kat Bailey, Jan 25, 2013 6:30am PST

It's been a decade now since the last real SimCity. Think about it: George W. Bush was still president. Pluto was still a planet. Unless you really...

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SimCity preview: preparing for the future

By Kat Bailey, Jan 25, 2013 6:00am PST

Having spent a day with SimCity, it's easy to leave some of the cynicism about the project at the door. The general impression is that the online-only integration stems in part from Maxis' desire to have as many tools at their disposal as possible. Inevitably, it will rub so...

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SimCity beta coming next weekend

By Steve Watts, Jan 18, 2013 8:15am PST

A beta for SimCity is coming next weekend, and Maxis is accepting sign-ups for it now. It will feature a "one hour slice" of the game.

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SimCity introduces itself in new video

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 09, 2013 10:45am PST

If city building games can be spoiled, then you have been warned. Past the break lies the first few minutes of the new SimCity.

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Why you'll 'never lose' in SimCity

By Steve Watts, Dec 13, 2012 8:15am PST

SimCity lead designer Stone Librande explains why you can be down in SimCity, but never truly out.

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SimCity trailer demonstrates inter-city play

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 11, 2012 6:50am PST

EA's banged on about how urban planners will be able to connect cities in SimCity, and now demonstrates that nicely in a new six-minute video. Each city can hook up with neighbouring cities, run by you or your chums, to import and export resources like electricity and polici...

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SimCity dev diary gives literal, figurative overview

By Steve Watts, Nov 27, 2012 3:30pm PST

SimCity lead creative director Ocean Quigley walks through the new features coming to the next SimCity game.

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SimCity delayed, now erecting on March 5

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 24, 2012 7:30am PDT

If you were thrilled by the recent lenghty demonstration of SimCity or the peek at its disasters, head on down to the shops now, buy a 2013 calendar, and draw a big heart around March 5. That's when Maxis's city-building sim will launch, see. It was previously slated to arri...

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SimCity trailer is a total disaster

By Steve Watts, Oct 15, 2012 12:00pm PDT

SimCity's new "Disasters" trailer shows just how wrong everything can go if you're not adequately prepared.

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Of course SimCity will have disasters

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 10, 2012 10:30am PDT

Like previous entries, the upcoming SimCity will feature disasters to unleash upon your virtual town. Meteor strikes, earthquakes, tornadoes, and UFOs have all been confirmed.

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SimCity shows off lengthy strategy session

By Steve Watts, Oct 04, 2012 7:30am PDT

A lengthy new "strategy" trailer walks players through the basics of building a bustling SimCity.

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