Game News & Features
SimCity's offline mode now available for PC and Mac
NEWS (Posted on: 03/18/2014)
One year later, after its online-only launch became the talk of the Gamersphere with its loads of bugs and connectivity issues, after Maxis boldly stated that an offline mode was impossible, and after... [more+]
SimCity offline update in final stages of testing
NEWS (Posted on: 03/14/2014)
The long-awaited (and if you ask me, long overdue) offline patch for SimCity is in its final stages of testing, according to developer Maxis.
As you may recall, SimCity's launch was one of... [more+]
EA finally adds offline play to SimCity
NEWS (Posted on: 01/13/2014)
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+]
SimCity dev Maxis looking into possible offline mode
NEWS (Posted on: 10/04/2013)
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+]
Cliff Bleszinski thinks an always-on future is 'coming fast'
NEWS (Posted on: 04/12/2013)
Although rumors of the next Xbox requiring a constant internet connection have been received with seemingly near-unanimous disapproval, (and led to one defender losing his job) former Epic Games designer... [more+]
Maxis brings Cheetah Speed back to SimCity; Mac version coming in June
NEWS (Posted on: 04/10/2013)
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+]
Microsoft employee tells people to 'deal' with always-on consoles
NEWS (Posted on: 04/05/2013)
More and more, the shadow of certainty has crept over the successor to the Xbox 360 (codenamed Durango) and the claims that have, throughout the last few months, stated the new console will need a constant... [more+]
EA's Frank Gibeau admits that DRM is a 'failed, dead-end strategy'
NEWS (Posted on: 03/28/2013)
Chalk up a win for user rights. Well... sort of. Speaking to GamesIndustry International at the Game Developers Conference, EA Games chief Frank Gibeau mused about DRM, SimCity, and what the publisher... [more+]
Amazon offering refunds on SimCity to dissatisfied customers
NEWS (Posted on: 03/14/2013)
I think it's safe to say that we can chalk up SimCity's release to one of the most catastrophic in recent memory; it puts even Diablo III's "Error 37" fiasco to shame.
Maxis employee reportedly claims SimCity can easily function offline
NEWS (Posted on: 03/13/2013)
As SimCity’s rocky launch continues to make news (as you reading this article can attest to), EA and Maxis have maintained their stance on the game’s constant internet connection, saying... [more+]
Maxis says core problem with getting into SimCity is 'almost behind us'
NEWS (Posted on: 03/11/2013)
It’s no secret that SimCity’s launch last week has gone far from smoothly (but then, it seems like big PC games never launch smoothly), and developer Maxis has been working hard to resolve... [more+]
EA and Maxis to bring new servers and bug fixes to SimCity
NEWS (Posted on: 03/07/2013)
This week has marked the release of EA and Maxis’ revamp of the SimCity franchise around the world, and it has also marked the discovery of many bugs within its servers, the kind that have resulted... [more+]
EA confirms release date delay for new SimCity
NEWS (Posted on: 10/24/2012)
Electronic Arts today confirmed via Twitter that SimCity will be hitting North American store shelves for PC (and possibly Mac) on March 5, 2013. Europe will need to wait a few more days; the game... [more+]
Is EA for sale? Private equity firms reported to be courting the video game juggernaut
NEWS (Posted on: 08/16/2012)
Is Electronic Arts for sale?
According to unnamed sources, it looks like the publisher is exploring the possibility of being sold. Said sources, as reported by the New York Post, have stated that EA... [more+]
SimCity is coming to Mac in February, too
NEWS (Posted on: 08/14/2012)
Gamescom 2012 will be beginning tomorrow, but that doesn't mean news isn't pouring out already. Big news. News like, say, a release date for EA and Maxis' SimCity.
From Cologne, Germany,... [more+]
GameDynamo's Best Games of E3 2012 Awards
FEATURE (Posted on: 07/13/2012)
It's taken quite a while for us to land back on Earth after the craziness that's E3, but we're back and ready to unveil our favorite games and companies this year. Without further ado, have... [more+]
Maxis’ Lucy Bradshaw Unveils Sim City Social; New Sim City title
NEWS (Posted on: 06/04/2012)
Yep, you heard it right. Sim City is going social. At EA’s press conference today, Maxis’s Lucy Bradshaw announced the upcoming release of Sim City Social for Facebook. It’ll hit... [more+]
EA unveils its E3 2012 games list and confirms Need for Speed: Most Wanted from Criterion Games
NEWS (Posted on: 06/01/2012)
Electronic Arts revealed earlier today that they'll be showcasing new entries in pretty much all of their biggest franchises at their E3 Press Briefing; practically every new sports franchise... [more+]
Classic EA strategy titles 50% off this weekend on GOG
NEWS (Posted on: 05/18/2012)
Gamers looking for something old-school this weekend can head over to GOG for a 50% discount on classic EA strategy titles.
In a possible nod to Diablo III's May 15 release, Dungeon Keeper and... [more+]
Geek Scoop VideoCast - Ep. 2: SimCity, Luigi's Mansion 2, Mario Party 9, and Mass Effect 3 woes
FEATURE (Posted on: 03/20/2012)
Geek Scoop VideoCast feed:
03-20-2012 (211.67 MB)
Duration: 5:48 m - Filetype: quicktime
Ep. 2. SimCity, Luigi's Mansion 2, Mario Party 9, and Mass Effect 3 woes
Geek Scoop... [more+]
SimCity returns in 2013; 'Insider's Look' announcement trailer included
NEWS (Posted on: 03/07/2012)
Starting today, fans of SimCity can officially be excited.
Today, from the hallowed halls of the Game Developers Conference, EA announced that the legendary franchise would be getting new life in 2013,... [more+]