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SimCity (2013)

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From the time EA announced that SimCity would need an always-on internet connection there was some rage brewing in the fan community. It's understandable rage too, because SimCity is the latest in a line of games that is loved, and still played by many,... >>

SimCity offline mode would be trivial to implement

SimCity offline mode would be trivial to implement

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According to an anonymous developer who has "close ties" to the game, it wouldn't be difficult for EA and Maxis to allow users to play offline. With the server side having only minimal involvement in the game, particularly in single player mode. In a... >>

Hands-on: SimCity review

Hands-on: SimCity review

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SimCity 2000 is one of the best games of all time. You might disagree, but if you do, then, well, you're wrong. The sim-plicity of the concept didn't stop it from being an amazing game. The hours you could happily sit in front of it were staggering. Back... >>

Sims 3 coming to consoles in Q3

Sims 3 coming to consoles in Q3

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Looks like EA Games is bringing its record-breaking game - The Sims 3 - to consoles. In EA's financial reports, which have just been issued, a placeholder called "The Sims 3 on Console Title" is present - scheduled for a Q3 release (i.e. in time for Christmas).... >>

Sims 3 leaks to file-sharing networks 2 weeks before release

Sims 3 leaks to file-sharing networks 2 weeks before release

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One of EA's biggest releases of the year - the Sims 3 - has leaked onto file sharing networks, nearly 3 weeks prior to its official release date. Over 15,000 people are downloading it at the time of writing, with one torrent alone scoring nearly 12,000... >>

Funcom to cut Conan servers by more than half

Funcom to cut Conan servers by more than half

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Funcom has released the list of server mergers for popular fantasy MMO Age of Conan, that will see the total number of servers for the game cut from 49 to just 18. North America and the Oceanic regions will be worst off with the closures, with 24 servers... >>

Tetris found to help reduce traumatic stress trauma

Tetris found to help reduce traumatic stress trauma

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Retro game Tetris has been found to help alleviate the effect of post traumatic stress disorder, by stopping the brain from experiencing harmful flashbacks of the event. The new medical report from the PLoS One Journal, tested 40 volunteers in its study,... >>

First Spore expansion pack "Galactic Adventures" coming in spring

First Spore expansion pack "Galactic Adventures" coming in spring

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Evolution game Spore is set to get its first expansion pack this spring, in the form of Galactic Adventures. Online retailers such as Amazon and Play have had the title listed for a week or so now, but EA made the official announcement today with an invite... >>