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EA teaming up with Red Cross for charitable SimCity DLC

EA is partnering with the Red Cross for special SimCity DLC, the publisher announced. The partnership brings a Red Cross-themed set to the game for $9.99, available to purchase on Origin today for one year. SimCity owners that pick the set up will be able to build Red Cross centers and tents in the...

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Maxis: SimCity installation issues on Mac have been resolved [update]

Newly inaugurated Sim-mayors are reporting technical problems with the recently launched Mac version of SimCity, ranging from installation issues to technical glitches. Currently, a widely reported bug prevents the Mac version of SimCity from running in full-screen mode. Some players are unable ...

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SimCity update 7.0 adds bridges, tunnels, traffic tune-ups and trees

SimCity update 7.0 is scheduled to arrive in a city near you (that you created) in August, and it's bringing some traffic updates along for the ride. Update 7.0 adds the ability to raise and lower roads to build bridges and tunnels, as demonstrated by Lead Gameplay Scripter Guillaume Pierre. ...

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SimCity zones for Mac on August 29

The Mac version of SimCity will finally cut the ribbon on August 29. Electronic Arts also reiterated that the game is cross-platform, so Mac and PC players can build together, and those who purchased the PC game on Origin can download it again on Mac. Originally planned for June, the game's OSX ...

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SimCity sells over 2 million copies

SimCity has built sales of over 2 million units, according to EA Labels President Frank Gibeau. In a recent interview with VentureBeat, Gibeau noted the biggest takeaway the company took from the game's disastrous launch was how lucky it was SimCity has such loyal fans. Preach! "Since then, we...

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Airships arrive in SimCity

The world's most whimsically impractical mode of transportation (read: airships) is now available to SimCity mayors willing to part with about $9. This means that Goodyear tire enthusiasts and steampunk aficionados alike can now bond even more deeply over their shared love of lighter-than-air trave...

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SimCity Mac delayed until August

Originally scheduled to have its groundbreaking ceremony take place sometime in June, the Mac OSX version of SimCity won't be accepting new residents until August, Maxis has announced. "We have made this tough decision because we do not believe it is ready for primetime yet," senior producer Kip...

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SimCity 'Amusement Park Set' open for business

SimCity's "Amusement Park Set" is available now to fill up those tiny land plots with as many carnival rides and roller coasters as you can muster. The DLC, which features several different amusements to generate cash, bring in tourists and boost the local economy, has a price of $10. The pack's...

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SimCity 4.0 update brings new park, region and more

SimCity's 4.0 patch – whose numbering nomenclature has certainly sent developers everywhere into a death spiral – should arrive shortly. The update adds a new park, new region, more explicit details on what generates happiness, and the usual set of fixes. The update comes a week befo...

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SimCity 'Amusement Park Pack' rides in May 28

SimCity's "Amusement Park Pack," which leaked like oil out of a tea cup ride a tad early, has been confirmed to arrive in two weeks by developer Maxis. "Some of you may have seen thrilling new SimCity content that arrived too early at the gate. It's coming May 28th. We think you'll be amused...

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