More stories on: Sim City


Sim City tops UK PC charts

As expected, Sim City tops the UK Pc game charts for week ending 9 March.

By Paul Younger | 11 Mar 2013 | 1

Maxis will look at offline Sim City to earn fans’ trust

As part of keeping the Sim City community up to date with what’s been happening with Sim City, Maxis’ SVP Lucy Bradshaw hit Twitter to take questions from the community.

By Paul Younger | 10 Mar 2013 | 3

EA adds new Sim City servers – v1.3 patch released

As promised, the EA team has now increased the server pool for Sim City players to alleviate the load.

By Paul Younger | 9 Mar 2013 | 1

Sim City stability update and EA compensates customers

Here in Europe there has been less issues with Sim City than in the US, in fact it’s not been that bad at all apart from a few queues.

By Paul Younger | 9 Mar 2013 | Comments Off on Sim City stability update and EA compensates customers

UK Sim City launch goes smoothly

We were waiting for the hamsters to die on the Sim City servers here in Europe when it went live at midnight but thankfully it all went well.

By Paul Younger | 8 Mar 2013 | Comments Off on UK Sim City launch goes smoothly

Sim City Patch 1.2 deployed and note from Senior Producer

Work continues on Sim City this evening with news of a patch v1.2 release which will sort out the following issues:
* Fix for crash caused most commonly occurring on servers experiencing lag.

By Paul Younger | 7 Mar 2013 | Comments Off on Sim City Patch 1.2 deployed and note from Senior Producer

Amazon stops selling digital copies of Sim City after complaints

More bad news for EA and Maxis this evening, Amazon in the US  has now pulled Sim City from sale following complaints from Amazon customers.

By Paul Younger | 7 Mar 2013 | 1

Sim City Servers patched

With the EU launch now less than 24 hours away, EA has patched the Sim City servers.

By Paul Younger | 7 Mar 2013 | 5

Sim City launch not exactly going to plan

We should have been down the bookies and placed bets that the Sim City launch was not going to be smooth, despite what Ocean Quigley told us on Friday.

By Paul Younger | 5 Mar 2013 | 6

Sim City Ocean Quigley Interview

Ahead of next week’s launch, earlier today we caught up with Maxis’ Creative Director Ocean Quigley to find out more about the game, its development, the future, the DRM debate, what to expect next week and how he manages to groom such a manly moustache.

By Paul Younger | 1 Mar 2013 | 6

City sizes will be expanded in Sim City says Maxis’ Ocean Quigley

Last month we asked Maxis’ Ocean Quigley about the the limitations in the size of the cities in the new Sim City which he explained was a performance issue.

By Paul Younger | 1 Mar 2013 | 10

Will Wright discusses Sim City with Ocean Quigley

He’s got one of the coolest names in videogames and today he’s talking to the one and only Sims creator Will Wright who seems to be thoroughly enjoying Ocean’s vision for the new Sim City.

By Paul Younger | 22 Feb 2013 | 2

Sim City Limited Edition video featuring superheroes

Every Sim City should have its own special elite crime fighting squad and this new trailer from Maxis shows off the Limited Edition content which includes, among other things, superheroes.

By Paul Younger | 8 Feb 2013 | 1

Second Sim City Closed Beta announced

The first Sim City beta test was a disappointment, not because the game was bad, in fact it was awesome, but because it was so damn short.

By Paul Younger | 8 Feb 2013 | 1

Sim City looking gorgeous at night in shots

The excitement builds for Sim City, especially after the beta test which was just too short to really enjoy.

By Paul Younger | 31 Jan 2013 | 3

New Sim City trailer shows off three major landmarks

The Digital Deluxe Edition of Sim City is pretty pricey at £65.00, but if you are going to break the bank and go for it, then there are bonus extras such as world famous landmarks.

By Paul Younger | 29 Jan 2013 | 1

EA and Maxis clarify Sim City bug reporting banning clause

A few days ago it came to people’s attention that there was a clause in the beta TOS agreement for Sim City that if players  knew about a bug and failed to report it they could find themselves locked out of all EA products.

By Paul Younger | 23 Jan 2013 | Comments Off on EA and Maxis clarify Sim City bug reporting banning clause

Intro video shows the bustling world of Sim City

EA has today released the intro video for Sim City which shows the massive scale of the game with a huge variety of options and city types players will be able to construct when the game is released on 8 March.

By Paul Younger | 9 Jan 2013 | Comments Off on Intro video shows the bustling world of Sim City