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SimCity Social has over 10 million monthly active users

If you're sick of Facebook notifications from your friends asking you to play SimCity Social, you're far from the only one. During today's financial earnings report, EA revealed that SimCity Social is quite the hit, with over 10 million monthly active users. SimCity Social launched on Facebook at...

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SimCity Social gets a rowdy trailer, goes after Zynga's 'Villes'

Here's a trailer for EA's new Facebook title SimCity Social, and we must say: It's pretty bizarre. Not least because it targets competitor Zynga's "Ville" titles directly, but monster truck rallies? Bleeped-out swearing? We wonder what the Facebook audience will think of this....

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SimCity Social, a Facebook game you may actually care about, launches today

In writing this post informing you that SimCity Social is now live (in "open beta") on Facebook, I may or may not have played SimCity Social for 25 minutes without realizing it. And then I discovered full screen mode, which makes it look even more like SimCity. What I'm trying to tell you is that...

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SimCity Social: balancing depth and accessibility

Beneath SimCity Social's cartoony aesthetic, its inviting pixel population of cosmetic wonders and attractions, lies a core gaming experience familiar to the franchise. This isn't FarmVille; it's "real city-building simulation on Facebook" that EA Maxis hopes people will "appreciate and...

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Send giant birds to poop on your friends in SimCity Social

We've taken two major points away from the SimCity Social producer diary above. First off, the game is looking an awful lot like SimCity 2000, which is a good thing in our book. Secondly, SimCity Social makes it possible to send a squadron of massive birds, flying in formation, to take major dumps...

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Rumor: EA planning SimCity Social for Facebook [update]

Domain registrations suggest that EA is planning to follow up its hit Facebook game The Sims Social with a Facebook-based SimCity. Last September, the publisher registered (or re-registered) "SimCitySocial.com," "SimCity-Social.com," and "SimCityFacebook.com," which, put together, provide evidence...

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