Posts Tagged Sim City


SimCity Cities of Tomorrow Mega Towers explained

The SimCity expansion Cities of Tomorrow may be pricey but what exactly do you get for your money?

By Paul Younger | 25 Sep 2013 | 2

Expensive SimCity Cities of Tomorrow pre-orders now online – Get Launch Arcology

SiomCity fans will not be too happy with the price of the just announced expansion SimCity Cities of Tomorrow.

By Paul Younger | 23 Sep 2013 | 1

Don’t get cross: SimCity Red Cross DLC is expensive, but also for charity

The latest piece of SimCity DLC is like some kind of moral point of debate waiting to happen.

By Peter Parrish | 17 Sep 2013 | Comments Off

A look at SimCity’s new map Granite Lake coming in Update 6

Coming in game Update 6 for SimCity is a new map called Granite Lake.

By Paul Younger | 24 Jul 2013 | Comments Off

Maxis issue SimCity survey to players – Bigger cities and more included

Late last night Maxis and EA issued a survey to all registered SimCity players.

By Paul Younger | 3 Jul 2013 | Comments Off

Maxis release SimCity 3.0 update notes – Patch coming this week

The SimCity 3.0 update is due later this week and Maxis has issued a final list of what’s coming in the release.

By Paul Younger | 7 May 2013 | 1

SimCity Interview with Maxis’ Kip Katsarelis

I think everyone will agree that SimCity’s launch was less than perfect and since the game was released all kinds of issues and bugs have surfaced.

By Paul Younger | 6 May 2013 | 20

SimCity Crest DLC touches a nerve – DLC to boycott for ethical reasons

Last month Maxis released the free DLC for the Nissan Leaf which at the time received a mixed reaction from the community.

By Paul Younger | 16 Apr 2013 | 20

Advertising comes to SimCity with Nissan DLC. A slippery slope?

Today EA released a new piece of free DLC for SimCity, the Nissan Leaf Charging station.

By Paul Younger | 3 Apr 2013 | 3

SimCity Patch 1.8 Tackles Police, Crims and Roads

Maxis have released the second SimCity patch of the week which, again, tackles the bugs unearthed by the community.

By Elly | 22 Mar 2013 | Comments Off

SimCity traffic improvements now live in 1.7 patch

Maxis has finally released the 1.7 patch for SimCity which includes the traffic improvements.

By Paul Younger | 20 Mar 2013 | Comments Off

SimCity sells 1.1 million in first two weeks

The figures are now in for SimCity sales in the first two weeks of release courtesy of EA.

By Paul Younger | 18 Mar 2013 | 1

SimCity Review

Before I get this review underway,  I need to have a super-quick recap of the SimCity launch.

By Paul Younger | 18 Mar 2013 | 4

SimCity v1.6.1 update brings back achievements

I’m pretty sure we have been playing on some sort of weird SimCity server as achievements have always been on, as has Cheetah mode.

By Paul Younger | 16 Mar 2013 | Comments Off

Our SimCity traffic highlights problems addressed in Maxis’ update #8

Here at IncGamers we have so far played well over 100 hours of SimCity  in preparation for our review early next week.

By Paul Younger | 15 Mar 2013 | Comments Off

Maxis explains SimCity streetcar logic – Traffic does need sorting

Traffic is a hot topic in SimCity right now with players being puzzled by some of the logic behind how traffic flow works and how that effects the actual Sims and city progression.

By Paul Younger | 13 Mar 2013 | 1

SimCity v1.5 arrives with latency and crash fixes

Patching continues for SimCity this evening and in this update there’s a game crash fix, latency improvements and more.

By Paul Younger | 13 Mar 2013 | Comments Off

Maxis on SimCity city rollbacks and more servers – Update #5

Another day, another SimCity update. As we know loads of you have been either waiting to get on or are enjoying the game, we’ll keep you posted on these as they appear.

By Paul Younger | 12 Mar 2013 | Comments Off

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

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

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

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