EA Relents, SimCity Users May Gain Offline Play

SimCity allows users to build large networks of small interdependent cities.

In a new post detailing some of the strides SimCity has made since its launch, developer Maxis has finally confirmed that the it is doing some work to bring offline game play to users. The company announced the move during the State of SimCity today. In that post, Maxis shares what is going on with the […]

SimCity Teases Big Announcement, Rumors Point to Large Expansion Pack

SimCity allows users to build large networks of small interdependent cities.

If posts to the SimCity Facebook page are accurate, game developer Maxis is planning a large-scale expansion pack for the troubled city simulator. The saga began last night when a small photo teasing a big announcement appeared on the game’s Facebook page. That announcement featured text reading “find out what the future holds in 2 […]

Maxis Drops the Ball on SimCity for Mac Launch

SimCity allows users to build large networks of small interdependent cities.

Maxis’ reboot of the popular SimCity franchise is taking heat from fans who picked up the game, this time for its launch on Mac. Since the game’s launch on Mac yesterday, users are experiencing a wide range issues preventing them from enjoying the game including no fullscreen mode, freezing and just generally being unusable. While […]

SimCity For Mac Delayed To August

SimCity

While the developer is still working to fix SimCity for PC, today EA and Maxis announced that SimCity for Mac won’t arrive in Origin until sometime in August. EA originally announced the Mac version of SimCity for release on June 11, but the game isn’t “ready for primetime yet,” according to the developers. The team wants to […]

SimCity Coming To Mac On June 11

SimCity

Today EA announced that SimCity, the popular, if flawed, PC strategy game is finally coming to the Mac on June 11. Like the PC version of SimCity, EA will distribute the Mac game via Origin, recently ported over to the Mac. The good news for users who have both a PC and a Mac (or […]

EA Adds Servers and Strips Features to Keep SimCity Running

SimCity

After a few days of issues EA is doing its best to make SimCity work well enough that gamers can actually play it. Today EA announced on the SimCity forums that it will add new servers over the next two days in an effort to let more players into the game. Senior Producer Kip Katsarelis said the […]

SimCity Connectivity Issues Leave Game Almost Unplayable

SimCity

This week EA released SimCity, the latest iteration of the popular city building franchise, but connectivity issues plague the game, leaving even the single-player game unplayable for many. Unlike previous SimCity games which were single-player, offline affairs, the new SimCity adds the ability to play online with friends. The trouble is EA requires gamers to […]