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SimCity’s rough launch made leaving Maxis easier, says former creative director

SimCity creative director Ocean Quigley announced yesterday he had left Maxis and had told Polygon he would have probably left even if the game had launched smoothly and without controversy.

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  • SimCity leads leave Maxis to form Jellygrade Studio

    SimCity creative director Ocean Quigley has left Maxis along with lead architect Andrew Willmott and lead gameplay engineer Dan Moskowitz to set up a new studio called Jellygrade.

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  • SimCity cities to be expanded in the future

    SimCity director Ocean Quigley has said the cities in the game will be come larger at some point, but he doesn’t know exactly when. Speaking with Inc Gamers, Quigley said the smaller-sized cities at launch were a “performance decision” and once “mainstream computers become more capable,” Maxis could “certainly make the city sizes larger.” SimCity […]

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  • SimCity video shows creative director poking, prodding, and tinkering around in-game

    SimCity has a new video available featuring Maxis creative director Ocean Quigley poking, prodding, and tinkering around with the new entry in the city simulation series. Watch it below. SimCity releases March 5 in the US and March 8 in the UK for PC and Mac.

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