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Maxis: Our team won’t stop until SimCity is fixed

The team at SimCity developer Maxis has pledged that they won’t rest until the game is working correctly. At the time of writing connection problems are still blighting players in North America and Australia, and with the UK release just hours away gamers are rightly concerned about their chances of …

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EA "aggressively undergoing server maintenance" to fix SimCity woes

The clock is ticking ahead of the UK launch of SimCity at midnight. The game has endured a torrid start to life so far thanks to a combination of always-on internet DRM and Origin server woes. The result has been multiple reports of gamers being locked out of the single-player …

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EA promises a smooth UK launch for SimCity

The server woes that darkened SimCity’s US launch yesterday will not be repeated when the game hits the UK this Friday. That’s according to EA, which has vowed to correct the wrongs of yesterday’s mistakes by the end of the week. "We’re making changes to prevent further issues and are …

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Origin servers spoil SimCity’s US launch

Many PC gamer’s worst fears have come to fruition with news that EA’s Origin servers have crippled the US launch of SimCity. It’s yet another example of a primarily single player game being borked by a publisher’s insistence of implementing internet-centric DRM in a title. RockPaperShotgun reports that gamers trying …

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SimCity: Still playing God after 23 years on the market

Maxis is returning to the franchise that made it famous with the upcoming SimCity, the first full game in the series for ten years. The label’s general manager Lucy Bradshaw tells MCV why SimCity is still an industry heavyweight 23 years after it first appeared. Maxis as a video games …

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12m have played SimCity this year

80 per cent of people in the US and Europe are familiar with the SimCity brand, says EA. And more than 12 million people have played a version of SimCity within the last year. EA revealed these stats as it gears up to launchits first true SimCitysequel in ten years …

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