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Cities: Skylines helped couple learn potential home was dangerous

By Daniel Perez, Oct 15, 2015 1:12pm PDT

Cities: Skylines was used by this couple to help learn that their potential future home would have been destroyed in just a matter of years.


"OMGWUT? I thought you've been to games and supported your niners?!!?!? are you some sort ..."

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Cities: Skylines will add day-night cycle for free as part of new patch next week

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 14, 2015 11:02am PDT

Worried about missing out on the day-night cycle for Cities: Skylines if you don't get the After Dark expansion? Worry not. Paradox Interactive and Colossal Order are indicating that this feature will come to all owners of the base game through a free patch set to deploy nex...


"Very excited. Night time is only a small part of this expansion. It's huge. "

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Cities: Skylines 'After Dark' expansion breaks ground in late September

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 20, 2015 10:30am PDT

A release date has been set for Cities: Skylines' first major expansion. Get ready to own the night in late September.


Cities: Skylines After Dark expansion will introduce game-changing day-night cycles

By Daniel Perez, Aug 06, 2015 1:01pm PDT

Cities: Skylines After Dark will allow us to see what happens when the sun sets in our cities.


"I read that it'll add new specialization options for commercial (leisure districts etc.), moving ..."

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Cities: Skylines builds its way into retail stores in the U.S.

By Josh Hawkins, Jul 17, 2015 10:15am PDT

The popular city builder which stormed digital stores in March of this year is finally making its way to physical discs.


"Fantastic news. Love the game and the mod tools are a blast to play with too."

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Cities: Skylines adds European maps and buildings for free today

By Daniel Perez, May 19, 2015 7:40am PDT

Cities: Skylines first major update is now available, and with it, players will be able to use European maps, buldings and more for free


"Is this game about building cities, or good will? ...I'll see myself out"

- Peanut Fox see all 5 comments

Cities: Skylines sells over 1 million copies in its first month

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 14, 2015 11:50am PDT

It's a big day for milestones, with Paradox Interactive announcing that Cities: Skylines has surpassed one million sales.


"*slaps EA in face - raises nose - turns and walks away* hmpf!"

- Jockiboy see all 2 comments

Cities Skylines Review: Traffic Pile-up on The Learning Curve

By Steven Wong, Apr 02, 2015 12:30pm PDT

With Cities: Skylines, you have the chance to plan the city of your dreams, complete with a complex road sysem and economic infrastructure. However, the game's steep learning curve and vague status feedback might put-off a lot of would-be mayors. How well did our city fare? ...


"Gotta say I disagree with the words of this review. I think the score is okay (Assuming we're ..."

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Cities: Skylines - 6 mods to give your city extra polish

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 25, 2015 12:00pm PDT

Yesterday, Shacknews offered up some Cities: Skylines mods to help builders get their cities off the ground. Today, it's time to look at some mods to offer some visual flair, including a few mods based on Mirror's Edge and Stargate.


"Yeah true. I usually stick them in offices near residential so they are very walkable. Footpaths ..."

- mrazzino see all 18 comments

Cities: Skylines - 5 mods to help your city

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 24, 2015 12:00pm PDT

Getting started on your first Cities: Skylines metropolis? Here are some mods to help get you started.


"Sweet, thanks. Any particular reason you didn't ask about the name? It's certainly something ..."

- fire00f1y see all 7 comments

Chatty Q&A: Cities: Skylines

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 23, 2015 12:00pm PDT

While Paradox Interactive and Colossal Order have a long road ahead of them for Cities: Skylines, they did take a moment to answer a couple of questions from the Shacknews Chatty community about their city builder.


"Awesome. I've been quite busy lately. I regret I couldn't spend enough time playing and coming ..."

- mobab see all 5 comments

Cities Skylines: The Quick Starter's Guide - Transportation, Districts, and Policies

By Shack Staff, Mar 20, 2015 1:30pm PDT

Want to build a massive city but aren't sure where to start? Check out our Quick Starter's Guide to help you get ahead of the curve.


"This is a pretty amazing city builder. It's like a cross between Cities XL and Simcity 2013, ..."

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Cities: Skylines shatters Paradox first-day sales records

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 12, 2015 10:25am PDT

Paradox Interactive wanted to build a city. Colossal Order built them an empire.


"and they have Pillars of Eternity in the pipe. they're killing it this year"

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Cities: Skylines video details the importance of modding

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 25, 2015 2:00pm PST

Cities: Skylines has a new video out about the importance of modding and how it will serve to enhance the city builder, while developer Colossal Order has also opened up a modding section on its wiki page.


"I'm looking forward to this more than anything at the moment. I've burned out on Tropico 5 after ..."

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Cities: Skylines starts building on PC on March 10

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 10, 2015 11:05am PST

Those looking to build the next big city will have Cities: Skylines to look forward to on March 10, with Paradox Interactive and Colossal Order offering up a new trailer.


"I'm ok that they were showing alpha footage in august, however, there are a series of videos ..."

- mobab see all 9 comments