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EA Shuts Down SimCity Developer Maxis

by 2 months ago

    Electronic Arts has shut down Maxis Emeryville, the central studio behind SimCity and The Sims. News of this comes from Guillaume Pierre who announced the studio’s closure on his Twitter. …

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    Sims 4’s First Expansion is Called “Get To Work”

    by 3 months ago

    EA has announced The Sims 4’s first expansion pack: The Sims 4: Get To Work. The expansion will add three careers to the game: Doctor, Scientist, and Detective, as well …

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    The Sims 4’s Success Determines Whether There Will Be a Sims 5

    by 8 months ago

    While The Sims 4 just came out, it looks like there's already concrete requirements for there to be a fifth game in the series. On the Sims forums, producer Grant …

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    Check out the 20-Minute Sims 4 Demo from E3

    by 9 months ago

    EA has released the twenty-minute Sims 4 gameplay demo that was shown at E3 for fans. The narrated gameplay, which you can view above, shows off new emotions and personality …

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    E3 2014: The Sims 4 Strives to Bring Emotion and Purpose to Your Sims

    by 10 months ago

    E3 2014: The Sims 4 Strives to Bring Emotion and Purpose to Your Sims When I was treated to a presentation for the Sims 4 at EA's booth this E3, …

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    Gaming Trend Podcast 01//15//2014 — Saying “Hello” To Demelo

    by 1 year ago

    This week on the Gaming Trend Podcast, Dave and Atlas are visited by the gravelly, manly voice of Jeffrey Demelo!  Dave, Atlas, and Jeff spend a few moments talking about …

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    Contrary to Maxis’s promises, SimCity going offline

    by 1 year ago

    Do you remember back in the halcyon days of 2013, when we were all excited about SimCity?  We were so young, so naive, that when Maxis explained SimCity's disastrous launch …

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    Electronic Arts announces The Sims 4 – coming 2014 to PC and Mac

    by 2 years ago

    Electronic Arts has announced the upcoming 2014 release of The Sims 4 for PC and Mac. This is one of those news bits that you could comfortably file under 'inevitable' …

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    EA and Maxis finally announces titles available as restitution for SimCity launch

    by 2 years ago

    EA really wants to be freinds again.  They know things were a bit rough between us since SimCity launched, and want to make it up.  They're totally sorry for putting …

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    SimCity mod allows offline play

    by 2 years ago

      The SimCity saga continues, but this time the news might be good rather than bad.  Redditor AzzerUK recently posted a video of some SimCity footage--- with a few important changes. …

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      70,000 lines of SimCity code leaked.

      by 2 years ago

        The folks over at reddit's /r/programming have unearthed what appears to be a massive section of code from EA's recent SimCity title.  All indications suggest that the code covers the …

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        SimCity’s vice president says the servers are improving, and offers a free game for our troubles

        by 2 years ago

        The vice president of SimCity claims that the reasoning behind the server issues for the latest SimCity game is because "a lot more people logged on than expected". While she …

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