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It’s a sad day for gamers everywhere: Maxis Emeryville, the studio responsible for developing hit titles such as SimCity and The Sims, closed its doors for good.
SimCityEDU: Pollution Challenge!, the first of a new generation of educational games built to meet the needs of today’s students.
On Monday, EA announced a new version of The Sims was in the works for release on the PC and Mac.
EA Maxis has announced that the first “major” update for their city-building and urban-planning simulation game SimCity will be released Monday at 4:00pm Eastern (1:00pm Pacific), various media outlets have reported.
Electronic Arts has said it will shut down three of the games it runs on Facebook. The Sims Social, SimCity Social and Pet Society will go offline on June 14.
While players of such games as Medal of Honor and Battlefield 3 may take risks in the virtual warzone, they probably didn’t know they might be putting their computers at risk as well.
The opening line on EA’s SimCity site says “Build the city of your dreams.” However, when the game officially launched on March 5, the dream quickly subsided and was replaced with one massive nightmare.
After the much-hyped launch of EA's iconic city-building game SimCity has been plagued with problems, leading disgruntled denizens of the digital metropolis to rebel.
The original SimCity, released back in 1989, required players to provide power and water to the digital denizens who came to live in the game’s micropolis.
Electronic Arts hopes that Facebook users will make the move from Zynga's CityVille to EA's SimCity Social to build and nurture their houses and socialize.
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