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SimCity Can Finally Be Played Offline

SimCity Can Finally Be Played Offline

By Sean Patterson March 19, 2014

Publisher EA this week finally released a patch for SimCity that allows the game to be played offline. The feature had been requested from gamers since the game’s troubled launch. SimCity players will now be greeted with a “Single-Player” option …

SimCity Debacle Gets The NMA Treatment SimCity Debacle Gets The NMA Treatment

In case you haven’t heard, EA launched the latest entry in its venerated SimCity franchise last week. The story would have ended there if it was a success. Instead, the game’s always-online DRM ensured the launch was plagued by anything …

SimCity Creator Will Wright Plays the New SimCity SimCity Creator Will Wright Plays the New SimCity

Last week, EA released a video in which SimCity creator Will Wright sat down with Ocean Quigley, creative director of the new SimCity, to speak about the design decisions made on the new iteration. Wright, who is not directly involved …

SimCity Creators Preview New Game, Talk Sims SimCity Creators Preview New Game, Talk Sims

When Will Wright designed the first SimCity all the way back in 1989, he founded an entire genre of games. Now that he’s out of the game design business (sort of), it would be interesting to see what the gaming …

New SimCity Trailer Includes Superheroes, Villains New SimCity Trailer Includes Superheroes, Villains

Last month, EA and Maxis showed off the “European City Sets” that come with the $80 Digital Deluxe Edtion of the upcoming SimCity. That add-on comes with famous European landmarks (the Eiffel Tower, Big Ben, and Brandenburg Gate) that transform …

SimCity Will Have an In-Game Store SimCity Will Have an In-Game Store

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It’s been known for a while not that the upcoming SimCity will have always-on DRM, though it won’t force players to always play in multiplayer mode. That’s not ideal, and it will likely only end up frustrating users, the way …

New SimCity Trailer Shows Off European Landmarks New SimCity Trailer Shows Off European Landmarks

EA and Maxis today released the latest trailer for SimCity, featuring the “European City Sets” that come with the Digital Deluxe Edition of the game. Famous landmarks such as the Eiffel Tower, Big Ben, and Brandenburg Gate can be placed …

SimCity Coming to Classrooms With SimCityEDU SimCity Coming to Classrooms With SimCityEDU

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Though everyone who has played a SimCity game knows there is more to city planning than building roads, EA believes its upcoming SimCity game will be in-depth enough to teach students about civics. EA today announced that SimCityEDU is being …

SimCity Beta Starts January 25, Registration is Live SimCity Beta Starts January 25, Registration is Live

Maxis, the developer of The Sims and SimCity today announced that a beta for the upcoming SimCity will take place starting January 25. The beta will run during that weekend, closing on January 28. The beta will give fans of …

SimCity Intro Video Released, Space Rockets Spotted

Maxis today released the opening video for the upcoming SimCity. The video is the same one player will see upon booting up the game. The footage comes completely from in-game play and shows off several of the features EA and …

New SimCity Gameplay Shows Casino, Multi-City

Back in October, SimCity Lead Designeer Stone Librande previewed the franchise reboot with a walkthrough. It featured a look at how players will start out building a simple city, the frustrations associated with city planning, and how the different layers …

New SimCity Video Shows Creativity and Consequences

The new SimCity is on the way, and multiplayer or not, the game promises to capture the old-school feeling of creating a city and fending off natural disasters. Mix that with the quirky style Maxis has developed over years of …

New SimCity Trailer Shows Tornados, UFO Attacks

Two weeks ago EA released a developer preview demonstrating to gamers how the new SimCity will play. Once players get their roads, power stations, and sewers constructed, though, the real game begins. Today EA released a new trailer showing off …

SimCity Gameplay Footage Walkthrough Released

It’s been nearly a decade since SimCity 4 was released, and would-be city planners everywhere jumped with joy at the small amount of SimCity preview footage that was shown at this year’s E3. Today, Maxis and EA have released a …

Sim City Social Officially Launches On Facebook
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The world of social gaming just added a behemoth to its ranks. This behemoth has a very familiar feel to it and a name that carries a ton of weight. SimCity Social is finally out and available to play on …

The E3 Trailer for the SimCity Redux

After a few years of dormancy, Maxis’ (via publisher EA) SimCity is coming back in a big way thanks to two new installments of the simulation so many know and love. The first, which will be available much sooner than …

GlassBox Engine Shown Off In SimCity Demo
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EA made a lot of people happy at GDC this year with the announcement of a new SimCity game. The classic simulation game is being changed to reflect a larger world view with players working together with their separate cities …