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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,... >>

SimCity launches on Mac 29 August, following delay since June

SimCity launches on Mac 29 August, following delay since June

By 5 August 2013

SimCity will be available for Mac gamers on 29 August, EA announced on Monday. The game studio had originally planned for a Mac launch on 11 June, but explained it was delayed for a better experience.  SimCity will be cross-platform compatible, meaning... >>

EA Maxis: SimCity's Mac version won't release until August

EA Maxis: SimCity's Mac version won't release until August

By 6 June 2013

After first promising a June debut, the Mac version of SimCity will now release in August. EA Maxis announced the postponement on Thursday, without providing a new release date, although the video game developer claimed the two-month delay would ensure... >>

Electronic Arts announces 1.6M SimCity users, $1.04 billon in Q4 revenue

Electronic Arts announces 1.6M SimCity users, $1.04 billon in Q4 revenue

By 7 May 2013

Gaming giant Electronic Arts is out with its Q4 financial results, beating Wall Street estimates with $1.04 billon in revenue for the quarter. Wrapping up its 2013 financial year, the company says it gained a non-GAAP digital net revenue of $1.7 billion,... >>

SimCity version 2.0 update hitting 22 April, will be inaccessible for 'a few hours'

SimCity version 2.0 update hitting 22 April, will be inaccessible for 'a few hours'

By 21 April 2013

SimCity will get its first major update since launching earlier this spring to address several issues that have accompanied the online-only game.  When it first launched, server downtime resulted in many angry gamers, prompting free games being awarded... >>

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 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... >>

EA offering free game to SimCity owners following server troubles

EA offering free game to SimCity owners following server troubles

By 9 March 2013

Electronic Arts will be offering a free game title to SimCity owners, following a troublesome launch that left users unable to access the new game.  As we noted on the game's launch evening, even with the DVD version of the game, we had to wait 45 minutes... >>

SimCity launches in UK, customers unable to play

SimCity launches in UK, customers unable to play

By 8 March 2013

RETICULATING SPLINES we yelled at our PC at 00:01 exactly. And for the most part, the initial install of SimCity went smoothly. We had the DVD version of the game, so had managed to get the large files in the right place before the game launched. And... >>

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... >>