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SimCity now offers offline mode, which is just as well as the servers are down

SimCity now offers offline mode, which is just as well as the servers are down

By 18 March 2014

Electronic Arts has finally added a single-player mode to SimCity. The latest update provides one of the most requested features since the game's troubled launch in January last year. The new offline mode arrives as part of a major update to the game,... >>

The Sims 4 delayed until autumn 2014, EA offers Limited Edition for pre-orders

The Sims 4 delayed until autumn 2014, EA offers Limited Edition for pre-orders

By 23 October 2013

Electronic Arts has announced a rough release date for The Sims 4 and it's not until autumn 2014, not March 2014 as previously announced. Those who pre-order though will be treated to a bonus. Order the game through thesims.com and you will be upgraded... >>

The Sims 4 preview: Hands-on with character creation, eyes-on with build features and gameplay

The Sims 4 preview: Hands-on with character creation, eyes-on with build features and gameplay

By 23 August 2013

The Sims games may not appeal to everyone, but there is no doubting their worldwide success. Now The Sims 4 is in development and Pocket-lint got the chance to be taken through some of the gameplay aspects, the all-new house building tools and even dabbled... >>

Free game list for disgruntled SimCity owners confirmed: Battlefield 3, Dead Space 3 and more

Free game list for disgruntled SimCity owners confirmed: Battlefield 3, Dead Space 3 and more

By 18 March 2013

So, you bought SimCity and found the whole launch situation and subsequent bugs to be too much to bear. Well as EA previously announced, it's giving you a free game to make up for it. We've got the list, so here are your choices: - Battlefield 3 (Standard... >>

SimCity (2013)
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SimCity (2013)

By 15 March 2013

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

By 13 March 2013

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

By 25 January 2013

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

By 9 February 2010

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

By 18 May 2009

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

By 14 January 2009

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... >>


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