Excerpt: It’s often said that sometimes, simple is just better. I learned that the hard way one night as I grabbed a cup of coffee at a nearby Starbucks. In the mood for something a little different, I added a dash of nutmeg to my coffee.
Excerpt: SimCity is an excellent game with a plenty of reasons to recommend it to anyone and just one reason not to. It’s a big reason, no doubt, but not big enough to keep me from recommending it to anyone who wants to play mayor.
Pros: Beautiful visuals, expandable buildings, I can build roads however and wherever I want
Cons: My roads are a mess because I can build them however I want, requires working servers to play
Excerpt: The launch of SimCity made headlines for all the wrong reasons and sadly has taken some of the shine off this exciting new addition to the SimCity franchise. The game should have been able to be downloaded prior to release time, which would have alleviated some of the congestion from the Origin...
Excerpt: It has been a long time since PC gamers have been treated to SimCity. Well the wait is over, and right now it is receiving a mixed response. New players start out playing a tutorial. This town has been mismanaged horribly. It is up to you to fix all of the problems.
Excerpt: , the franchise that put Maxis on the map so many years ago, people were understandably skeptical at the potential pitfalls of such a big-name reboot. It's been a decade since the last game in the series, and so much has changed in the game industry in that time.
Excerpt: When EA and Maxis announced that they were resurrecting SimCity , the franchise that put Maxis on the map so many years ago, people were understandably skeptical at the potential pitfalls of such a big-name reboot.
Conclusion: The SimCity reboot that Maxis has created aims high and has at least two bright ideas: a focus on smaller cities that are forced to specialize and collaborate in order to prosper, and an organic connection between mayor and citizens.
Pros: + Game engine, + City building tools, + Citizen interaction
Cons: - Forced social nature, - Limited building space, - Server-related problems