Tag Archives: Strategy/RTS

SimCity: EA stops advertising & Amazon takes it offline

SimCity PC server problems EA Amazon

Thanks to a host of server issues with the internet required SimCity (2013) reboot, EA is putting a hold on advertising for the highly anticipated game. Servers being added, patches and features being disabled are some of things that are happening with SimCity. Players are complaining and requesting refunds constantly because they’re unable to sign on and play the game. Even Amazon is disabling the downloadable version of the … [ Read More... ]

SimCity: EA adding servers, disabling features, patching bugs

SimCity server down

To say SimCity’s launch is a bad situation would be an understatement. Many players can’t sign on and those that can are now losing features temporarily while EA & Maxis try to improve and upgrade server performance. SimCity (2013), the first alway-on, internet required game in the series requires servers not only for multiplayer but also for simulation the world around your city and the effects that the different cities … [ Read More... ]

Retrospective: SimCity on DOS & SNES

With the release of the new SimCity (2013) it asks the question: Does the original SimCity hold up?

SimCity DOS review 1

I played 2 versions of classic SimCity to see if it was still up to snuff. First I tried the classic, aged graphics, DOS version. One thing is for sure, the game can be difficult. That’s not to say that it’s hard to play, but it does require a substantial amount of … [ Read More... ]

Watch the Creator of SimCity discuss the new SimCity (2013)

Watch the Creator of SimCity discuss the new SimCity 2013

To put it lightly, Will Wright is a visionary game designer. Most notably, he’s responsible for SimCity and the Sims, 2 of the most successful games of all time. SimCity has recently been remade by his company Maxis although he did not take part in the development of the game. EA released a video featuring Will Wright giving his impressions and experiences playing the new SimCity. Wright also goes … [ Read More... ]