Maxis Software is an independent video game developer based in Emeryville, California. It was founded in 1987 by Will Wright and Jeff Braun.
The company is responsible for creating and developing massive franchises including SimSity, The Sims, and Spore. Maxis is now a wholly-owned subsidiary of Electronic Arts (EA).
Back when SimCity first debuted, one of the biggest controversies surrounding the game was the revelation that its always-on DRM was tacitly unnecessary. Today, EA announced that... [more+]
I don’t mean to open up freshly-closed wounds and bring up the disastrous launch of the online-exclusive SimCity, buuut…
It’s safe to say Maxis caught some serious flak with how... [more+]
EA and Maxis have promised that the next iteration of the Sims franchise, The Sims 4, will redefine how players bring their Sims to life. According to Rachel Franklin, Maxis’ executive VP, the... [more+]
You may recall about a month ago, when the troubles that plagued SimCity’s infamous launch were first becoming known, that Maxis disabled a few “non-critical” features from the game... [more+]