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

SimCity creative director leaves EA to form Jellygrade

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 16, 2013 11:45am PDT

Ocean Quigley, creative director of SimCity has left EA to form a new independent studio.


SimCity survey gauges interest in offline mode and bigger cities

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 03, 2013 9:45am PDT

Apparently, Microsoft isn't the only company considering straying from its vision of online-only gaming. Maxis' much-criticized SimCity may also sever ties with the cloud to offer an offline mode for players.


SimCity launches 'Airship' DLC

By Steve Watts, Jun 28, 2013 3:30pm PDT

EA and Maxis have launched the "Airships Pack" for SimCity, adding tourist and commuter blimps, balloon parks, and a special event blimp. It's available for $8.99.


Mac version of SimCity delayed, not 'ready for primetime'

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 06, 2013 1:30pm PDT

Mac owners have yet to try Maxis' rebooted SimCity. Given the troubled launch of the PC original, perhaps they've been spared. Maxis has...


SimCity's first DLC launches today for $10

By Andrew Yoon, May 28, 2013 12:00pm PDT

Are SimCity fans ready to start spending money? EA certainly hopes so, as the company has released the first paid expansion pack for the game.


SimCity 4.0 update offers 'launch park,' new region

By Steve Watts, May 23, 2013 8:00am PDT

SimCity's 4.0 update is due today, offering a new launch park for early adopters, a new region, various fixes, and some reintroduced features.


SimCity 'Amusement Park' DLC coming May 28th

By Andrew Yoon, May 16, 2013 11:30am PDT

The first expansion pack for SimCity is set to arrive on May 28th. The "Amusement Park" add-on will allow you to "build the amusement park of your dreams, right in the middle of your city."


SimCity sales at 1.6 million since launch

By John Keefer, May 07, 2013 3:00pm PDT

Despite the well documented problems of SimCity when it released, Electronic Arts trumpeted 1.1 million in sales two weeks after launch. Now in its...


SimCity 3.0 patch promises better traffic, more hotels

By Andrew Yoon, May 06, 2013 4:15pm PDT

One month after the release of SimCity 2.0, Maxis is preparing yet another "significant update."


Players say SimCity 2.0 patch introduces new bugs

By Steve Watts, Apr 24, 2013 9:00am PDT

The SimCity 2.0 patch seems to have introduced some new bugs of its own, according to users.


SimCity's 'first significant update' coming Monday

By Steve Watts, Apr 19, 2013 10:30am PDT

EA is preparing a major update for SimCity, which will come with a few small feature additions and a huge list of fixes and updates to make the game run smoother.


SimCity gets World's Largest Ball of Twine in toothpaste promotion

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 16, 2013 6:45am PDT

Gosh, wouldn't it be great to have the World's Largest Ball of Twine or a giant dinosaur statue in your SimCity to attract tourists? Yes, wouldn't it just. Unfortunately, these and another three roadside novelties are exclusive to a marketing promotion with Crest and Oral B,...


SimCity coming to Mac June 11 with cross-platform support

By Steve Watts, Apr 10, 2013 10:00am PDT

SimCity is coming to Mac on June 11, and PC purchasers will get it for free and be able to switch back and forth with their cities intact.


SimCity 'Cheetah' speed returns

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 10, 2013 6:30am PDT

As SimCity's servers crumbled to rubble and dust at launch, EA turned the fastest speed 'Cheetah' off as it scrambled to ease their load and let people actually play. While the game has mostly been stable for a few weeks now, EA held off on re-enabling Cheetah speed until it...


SimCity players get eco-friendly 'ad'-on free

By John Keefer, Apr 02, 2013 3:20pm PDT

SimCity players have had to endure a lot in the game's short lifespan, but things have stabilized a bit sans a few game modes. Now, Maxis was to make you and your sims happier with a free add-on, brought to you my the Nissan Leaf.