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Mikes Rant – Why EA Should Just Go Away And Die!

Mikes Rant 4 – Why EA Needs To Go Away and Die! I have been a fan of gaming for nearly 30 years now. I feel that in that time I am fortunate to have played some pretty ...

March 16, 2018 at 1:28 pm by

Sims 4 Clothing no Longer Gender-Locked

With character customization at the heart of many games, doing something as simple as choosing a character’s clothes can turn a character into your digital friend. Be ...

June 3, 2016 at 6:20 pm by

SimCity Developers Maxis Closed Down by EA

Game developer Maxis, creator of “successful” franchises The Sims and SimCity, is being consolidated by its parent company, Electronic Arts. Though the Maxis label ...

March 4, 2015 at 10:44 pm by

Why Build A City In SimCity When You Can 3D Print it!?

If you’re a big SimCity fan then this latest use for 3D Printing could be right up your street. A designer called Ittyblox has produced modular buildings from the ...

August 25, 2014 at 8:31 pm by

Sims 4 Fans Angered By Omission of Toddlers and Pools – DLC Gone Too Far

Anyone who knows anything about the Sims series knows that EA take the absolute biscuit when it comes to DLC. They release a slimmed down base version of the game then milk ...

June 27, 2014 at 10:03 am by

Maxis Considering Offline Mode But Not Larger Maps For SimCity, Too Little Too Late?

In a blog post the Maxis General Manager Patrick Buechner has stated that the team at Maxis are still considering some of the “larger asks” that fans have been ...

October 7, 2013 at 12:15 pm by

Three Big Devs Quit Maxis To Make New Game ‘Tethys’

Ocean Quigley has announced that he has now left EA and Maxis, joining forces with two other former Maxis employess and that he has formed a brand new indie studio called ...

July 17, 2013 at 3:54 pm by

SimCity Amusement Park DLC Released

Do you play SimCity? If you do, you know very well that SimCity has had a ton of issues with their newest release. Though they have been working to fix all of the issues that ...

May 29, 2013 at 5:54 am by

SimCity Update 2.0 Coming Monday April 22nd

According to a lot of Gamers SimCity has been desperately in need of quite a few AI and bug fixes and it looks like the development team at Maxis are responding to that. EA ...

April 21, 2013 at 5:01 am by

EA Sells 1.1 million SimCity Copies Despite Server Issues

For those of you who have been living under a rock recently, there has been a lot of action going on with regards to EA: Maxis General Manager says Online Nature of SimCity is ...

March 19, 2013 at 12:49 pm by

Maxis General Manager says Online Nature of SimCity is Fundamental to the Game

The need for a constant internet connection to play the new SimCity has been criticised by many to the extent where some people have even developed mods that allow you to play ...

March 16, 2013 at 8:38 pm by


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