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Cities XL Platinum
7.7 out of 10

Cities XL Platinum

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Overall 9
9.0

User Review

Darth-Apple, Metacritic
7 January 2014
  • Summary: I suppose I'm pretty late in joining with the Cities XL crowd, but I recently purchased it, hoping for the best. I will say that I was pleasantly surprised. Now of course this game isn't Simcity, so if you are looking for a larger scale Simcity-like game, Cities XL may not necessarily be for you.
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Overall 7
7.0

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Necrozan, Metacritic
26 December 2013
  • Summary: This is really the highest score I can give to the Cities XL.Because there are many unrealistic elements about the city.In a city builder game.Sounds kind of weird eh?Anyway game is enjoyable with all the nice mods.Still even in a high performance PC(because of its optimization problems I guess.It...
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Overall 10
10

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Jecht_342, Metacritic
1 December 2013
  • Summary: This game is a strong successor to the old SimCity games. It's considerably better than the current SimCity reboot. It's pretty much what you are looking for if you liked those games. It allows you to build beautiful cities that function well.
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Overall 8
8.0

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keefbaker, Metacritic
27 October 2013
  • Summary: This isn't bad at all, if you enjoy city builders and think there's not enough sim cities in the world then you can do a lot worse than pick this up. I haven't seen the "broken" elements myself but it's possible I just haven't reached them at this point.
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Overall 8
8.0

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Vayra, Metacritic
15 July 2013
  • Summary: Cities XL has been running for quite a while longer than its 'Platinum' update. This review will focus on the game itself, and less on the issues surrounding the actual Platinum release.
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Overall 10
10

User Review

oldbrokenlink, Metacritic
21 June 2013
  • Summary: i increased my score a couple point to try to offset the trolls and griefers that wrongfully malign this otherwise great game. and while its not worth a 10 its definitively not a 0!. i would say about a 7 and with all the stuff on xlnation.net perhaps an 8!
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Overall 7
7.0

User Review

YourNeighbour, Metacritic
31 March 2013
  • Summary: This can very well be the new SimCity if the performance issues are addressed. A bit disappointing to see the electric boogaloo (ie a sequel with minimal new features). However, this game still beats SimCity, there's a lot of things to do and traffic problems can actually be resolved.
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Overall 8
8.0

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Verencius, Metacritic
17 March 2013
  • Summary: It isn't all that bad. You can buy it 85% off on steam if you own and old version (2011 or 2012), so you can quickly catch up on new developments. What's good in it: you get much bigger maps than in SimCity (huge, at 50,0000 citizens you have barely covered 10% of the map, so there is a potential to...
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Overall 5
5.0

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Zardoz998, Metacritic
20 February 2013
  • Summary: Graphically excellent. Easy to learn. Manual is appalling for a game where you need to understand what's going on inside the system to do well. Game soon becomes repetitive and limited. The problem is that the internal systems are fairly basic. This is NOT Sim City.
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

ghaaa, Metacritic
11 February 2013
  • Summary: It is all true that cities Xl have memory leaks and only use a single core. However, I have to disagree with negative opinions posted here. Despite the problems the game has almost cult-like following and there are many reasons for that.
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