Tag Archives: SimCity
Fri, Jun 28, 2013 | 15:30 BST
The SimCity Airships Set has launched for the game, and in addition to Airships, two new balloon parks are included with ten new balloons which will apparently make your Sims rather happy.
Mon, Jun 10, 2013 | 09:56 BST
SimCity developer Maxis has published the game’s 5.0 update, which includes regional missions greater data control and much more. Get the full patch notes here.
Thu, Jun 06, 2013 | 22:29 BST
EA Maxis has pushed back the OS-X port of SimCity, saying it needs a little more time in the oven. Meanwhile, the PC version still seems to be in the mixing bowl, with the next update addressing a bunch of issues and features.
Tue, May 28, 2013 | 20:54 BST
Tue, May 28, 2013 | 11:47 BST
UK trade association Ukie has today launched its official PC download chart, which lists the best-selling digitally downloaded games each month, as well as mixing digital and boxed sales into the same list to see how they compare. The first chart for March is past the link.
Thu, May 16, 2013 | 19:37 BST
Fri, May 10, 2013 | 10:05 BST
SimCity developer Maxis has rolled out a new 3.0 patch for its world-building title, tweaking traffic, hotels and much more. It’s a biggie.
Tue, May 07, 2013 | 04:00 BST
Maxis has prepared a slew of new SimCity fixes, once more hoping to correct the sandbox game’s transport woes.
Tue, May 07, 2013 | 03:29 BST
Will Wright, the original creator of SimCity, is not at all impressed with the launch woes which plagued the most recent release, although he did have praise for the game itself.
Sat, Apr 27, 2013 | 19:10 BST
Maxis is in the process of fixing issues stemming from SimCity update 2.0 which upon applying, causes some cities to experience overflowing sewers, and other hilarious – though rage inducing- bugs which weren’t there before. The developer has listed several items it intends to fix in the coming weeks, such as a reducing the “need for rollbacks,” higher than expected regional air pollution, High School buses stuck in neighboring cities and more. A list is through here. Thanks, PCgamesN.
Tue, Apr 23, 2013 | 20:41 BST
Maxis released SimCity update 2.0 yesterday, and various users are reporting bugs which run the gambit of: sewage overflow, trees honking like a car horn, hundreds of taxis flooding the streets, loading screen freezes and buildings which cannot have construction completed. The list of issues is rather large, and can be found the SimCity Subreddit and the EA Forums. Thanks, PCgamesN.
Fri, Apr 19, 2013 | 19:28 BST
An update for SimCity, which fixes a significant number of issues will be released on Monday. According to the extensive patch notes, new additions with the patch include a Mayors Mansion allowing mayors to “drive their fancy cars to work, or take their helicopter, limo, or sports car if the modules are present.” The HUD now color-corrects when in colorblind mode, and data maps will show the filtered color when a color filter is enabled. Casinos, education, and transit fixes were also noted. Head through the link for the patch notes. Expect it to go live on April 22.
Wed, Apr 17, 2013 | 02:46 BST
EA has bundled a piece of SimCity DLC with specially-marked Crest and Oral-B products.
Tue, Apr 16, 2013 | 08:09 BST
The Mac and PC versions of SimCity are multiplayer compatible, according to PCGamesN. Since anybody who owns the PC version will also have free access to a Mac copy, this means you can merrily migrate your account back and forth between the two platforms, which just goes to show there’s at least one upside to this always-on cloud stuff. The Mac version is due on June 11.
Fri, Apr 12, 2013 | 11:28 BST
Tomb Raider and BioShock Infinite were the best-selling boxed games across the UK in March, and helped physical sales in Britain jump over previous months.
Wed, Apr 10, 2013 | 15:45 BST
SimCity will be released for Mac in June, and players of the PC version will be able to play with one another across servers. Players who have previously purchased SimCity for PC, either as a physical or a digital copy will receive the Mac version as a free digital download on Origin. It arrives on the digital distribution service June 11.
Wed, Apr 10, 2013 | 03:28 BST
The SimCity Facebook page confirms that cheetah speed is now available in-game. Some servers have been lucky enough to have the fastest speed available for quite some time, but even those of you in the busiest regions should now have access. Maxis also noted that update 2.0 is on the way.
Thanks, Blue’s News.
Wed, Apr 03, 2013 | 00:13 BST
If you can stomach looking at the word “Nissan” from time to time, head over to Origin to grab the Leaf Station, a free piece of DLC bearing the car manufacturer’s brand. The charging station gives a one-time boost to business happiness in surrounding areas, boosts happiness for each sim that uses it, requires no water, power or workers, and produces no waste or pollution. The DLC will be available for just six months.
Wed, Mar 27, 2013 | 22:57 GMT
EA Labels boss Frank Gibeau says DRM isn’t something EA is interested in anymore, and therefore not the reason SimCity has an always-on Internet requirement.
Sat, Mar 23, 2013 | 14:31 GMT
Maxis has patched SimCity to version 1.8, which is available the moment you fire it up. Improvements have been made to text, roads and general fixes such as police stations no longer being able to hold more prisoners than the max capacity, and more. The full patch notes are below. Thanks, Blue.