01/14/2014, Back in 2013, EA and Maxis launched the latest version of their popular SimCity game. It featured some pretty nice graphics and features, but if there was one issue that bugged many gamers is the fact that it required an internet connection. SimCity, for the most part, has been a single-player game so the need for an internet connection seemed weird, and the fact that it was mandatory as opposed […]
01/13/2014, Now here is an announcement that will definitely send SimCity fans into a delirious frenzy, or at least, to a certain degree. SimCity Offline has been announced, where it will arrive as a free download with Update 10 to all SimCity players. In a nutshell, once it is launched, the slew of your previously downloaded content will be made available to you regardless of the time as well as place. […]
10/06/2013, It has been rumored a few times that an offline mode for SimCity might be introduced, but nothing has materialized so far. Since its launch, SimCity has received seven major updates and yet no offline mode has been added to the game. Maxis Emeryville studio’s General Manager, Patrick Buechner, has breathed life into the possibility. In a blog post, Buechner wrote that “exploration for Offline Mode is happening,” confirming that Maxis really is […]
09/20/2013, SimCity hasn’t had the best launch considering both its PC and Mac versions suffered from numerous bugs shortly after they were released. If you’re a SimCity player who has been able to bear all of the issues the game has had, then you’ll be happy to hear EA and Maxis are expected to launch the game’s first expansion pack, called “Cities of Tomorrow.”
08/30/2013, [Update: We were contacted by a PR rep on behalf of the SimCity team to inform us the installation-related issues have been resolved.] It’s been a long time coming for SimCity fans who just so happen to love their Apple products more than Windows machines as the game was just released after numerous delays. Considering how terribly the launch of the PC version of SimCity went, and with all of the […]
08/29/2013, SimCity for Mac was initially going to be released on June 11th, but EA announced that they were delaying the release as the game wasn’t ready for primetime. It said that the launch would take place in August. Earlier this month EA finally announced the confirmed release date of SimCity for Mac, August 29th. The game has indeed been released today and is now available from the Origin store. If […]
08/12/2013, I am quite sure that despite the many issues that players of the most recent SimCity iteration had to go through, they endured it simply because of their love for the game. I too, was hooked by the SimCity bug back in my PC gaming days, but the last SimCity game that I gave a shot was SimCity 2000. Yeah, it was that long ago. Having said that, just like […]
07/07/2013, SimCity could be on the receiving end of an offline mode. Might we dare dream?
07/01/2013, EA looks set to charge $9 for additional in-game SimCity content.
06/07/2013, Mac gamers looking to play SimCity this month will have to wait until August as its release has been delayed.
05/28/2013, Simcity has gotten a new expansion pack that ought to spruce up the lives of your Sims with Amusement Park.
05/06/2013, Each time a particular game or software is released, chances are it will not be the final version, as there will be patches and revisions released down the road to make the software run better and more efficiently. Unfortunately in the case of SimCity, a recent patch resulted in more bugs than fixes. The latest release of SimCity is just like any other city – trouble is never too far […]
05/06/2013, Earlier today we reported that The Sims 4 announcement was imminent, a domain registration strongly suggested it. That was indeed the case. Electronic Arts has now officially announced The Sims 4 for PC and Mac. The game will be releasing in 2014 and will be developed by Maxis. EA hasn’t revealed many details at this point in time, but have promised that they will be released in the near future. […]
04/24/2013, EA and Maxis’ SimCity received its first major update earlier this week which was being implemented to issue a ton of fixes to the game that would help make the user experience better. The SimCity 2.0 update came and it certainly did fix what EA said it was going to fix, but it looks like it may have introduced a number of new issues based on player feedback. The SimCity 2.0 update […]