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Since it's abundantly clear that we need to grow up, allow us to tell you about our dream of becoming city planners -- nay, creator
s! -- as soon as we reach adulthood. According to the latest issue of Japan's Famitsu
magazine (as translated by the men of IGN
), SimCity Creator
will prove to be the ideal training tool. First announced in February
of this year, the Wii game allows puerile planners such as ourselves to draw rivers or tracks (inevitably shaped like genitalia) with the Wiimote in the construction of our virtual cities.
You'll be able to change the style of your buildings, with options including European, Chinese and Indian designs. Apparently, you can also opt for buildings made of crystal or candy. You'll be wanting to show those off to your friends via the game's city-sharing Wi-Fi Connection feature, shortly before you inflict a hilarious cataclysm upon your potentially edible metropolis. That's always been our favorite part of city planning.
The game is currently expected to hit Japan in September. We'll let you know as soon as EA unveils its plans for other regions. Update: SimCity Creator will be available on the Wii and Nintendo DS on September 22, 2008 in North America and on September 19, 2008 in Europe and Asia-Pacific regions. Source
-- Official EA press releaseSource