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Maxis dev on EA closure decision: “It comes down to money”

A former employee of Maxis Emeryville has been writing on Reddit about the development process for SimCity and what it’s like to work under EA.

By Peter Parrish | 6 Mar 2015 | 0

EA closes down SimCity dev Maxis Emeryville

UPDATE: EA confirms the closure.
Reports are trickling in that EA has shut down Maxis Emeryville, the developer of SimCity.

By Tim McDonald | 4 Mar 2015 | 4

Cities: Skylines aims to be a proper city builder, not just “kick SimCity in the balls”

“We’re not out to kick anyone in the balls” wrote Paradox’s Shams Jorjani on today’s Cities: Skylines ‘Ask Me Anything’ session, “SimCity was OK.”
He says that, but a fair amount of the questions asked and answered during this two hour back-and-forth seemed at least tangentially directed towards various parts of the SimCity anatomy.

By Peter Parrish | 21 Aug 2014 | 1

SimCity now has a free trial version

SimCity has been out for a while and has its flaws but you may want to test it out.

By Paul Younger | 5 Aug 2014 | 1

IncGamers Podcast / Vidcast #157

This week’s edition of the podcast harkens back to a strange and mysterious time when small teams of programmers could find huge success making a game in a small office or bedroom.

By Peter Parrish | 19 Mar 2014 | 16

SimCity update finally brings an offline single player mode

Slightly over one year after the now infamous release of SimCity, Maxis has delivered an offline single player mode.

By Peter Parrish | 18 Mar 2014 | Comments Off

IncGamers Podcast #148

Today on the IncGamers Podcast, a technical miracle! They (well, Maxis) said it could never be done, but SimCity will soon be playable offline.

By Peter Parrish | 15 Jan 2014 | 8

SimCity offline mode coming in Update 10

Some great news from Maxis: SimCity offline mode is coming. Yes, you read that right.

By Paul Younger | 13 Jan 2014 | 5

SimCity offline single player mode still be “explored” by Maxis

If there were two things crippling what could be a great SimCity it’s the city sizes and the fact you always need to be online.

By Paul Younger | 11 Jan 2014 | 3

IncGamers’ Worst PC Game Launch of 2013 – The Results

With the sputtering fag end of 2013 now extinguished and the roaring fire of 2014‘s possibilities in full blaze, there’s just about time to revisit some of last year’s most atrocious acts of customer deception.

By Peter Parrish | 8 Jan 2014 | 8

Worst PC Game Launches of 2013

A lot of the IncGamers articles going up in this Christmas-New Year period are, quite rightly, celebrating the outstanding PC gaming moments of the year.

By Peter Parrish | 31 Dec 2013 | 16

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SimCity update 9 released and get the Attraction Set for free

Holiday cheers is obviously buzzing around the Maxis offices as update 9 for SimCity released today and it comes with free stuff
The attraction set with the ball of twine and other weird attractions to bring in tourists is now being given to players for free as a special holiday gift.

By Paul Younger | 12 Dec 2013 | 1

SimCity Cities of Tomorrow Review

SimCity is an evil game. It’s disgusting, in fact. I love SimCity but at the same time I hate it.

By Paul Younger | 29 Nov 2013 | 4

IncGamers Podcast #142

This week’s podcast is recorded inside a nuclear fallout shelter, in which the team are frantically trying to learn Morse code in order to keep up with the strange Fallout 4 alternative reality game that is/seems to be going on at the moment.

By Peter Parrish | 27 Nov 2013 | 2

IncGamers Podcast #141

Warning: This week’s podcast is totally Babylon Zoo.
Many people wanted to go into space, man, with X Rebirth but found it to be a somewhat disappointing experience.

By Peter Parrish | 20 Nov 2013 | 4

New free SimCity DLC sponsored by insurance company

Maxis continue their free SimCity DLC releases with the help of more in-game product placement.

By Paul Younger | 6 Nov 2013 | 2

Giant robot will maul your SimCity: Cities of Tomorrow

If it’s not tornadoes, giant lizards or earthquakes, it’s bound to be something else annoying to destroy all your hard work.

By Paul Younger | 5 Nov 2013 | 1

SimCity Update 8 released with new regions

Maxis has patched up their city builder as SimCity Update 8 arrives bringing more new content and fixes.

By Paul Younger | 1 Nov 2013 | Comments Off