Reviews and Problems with SimCity 4 Deluxe Edition
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SimCity Deluxe (iPad)
7 December 2010
Excerpt: There is something timeless about the SimCity franchise. While the general Sim franchise has moved on to people simulators (and very little else), the core of the original game stands up pretty well. Sure, it's not exactly pretty anymore, but the core gameplay works pretty great. All of the following games in the franchise have built on the city simulator, with improved graphics and more realistic economics, but at the end of the day, there is something comforting and...
Excerpt: I have a new gaming addiction. Actually, it is more of a case of video game relapse. You see, I used to play a lot of Sim City 2000. But that was back in the 1990s on my old IBM brand computer running Windows 95. Several years after the release of Sim City 4 (it was released in 2003), I finally broke down in 2009 and purchased Sim City 4 Deluxe. I wasn't very surprised that I immediately got hooked. The addiction is back on.
Excerpt: There have been so many debates recently over the issues with the new Sim City title. The issues with the game have been so wide spread, so highly publicised, and a combination of being blown out of proportion thanks to social media and not been taken seriously enough by some of the PR folks at EA have caused the issue to turn viral, making for one of the worst gaming product launches of the entire generation. We’ll I personally haven’t lifted my wallet to purchase the...
Conclusion: SimCity 4 Deluxe Edition is quite simply the finest SimCity product to date. Those who haven't purchased SimCity 4 will have themselves a terrific bargain with this package. Those who have purchased SimCity 4 but didn't purchase the Rush Hour expansion, which offers a real improvement to an already great game, need only buy the expansion as the Deluxe Edition is simply the marriage of the original game with the expansion.