SimCity and Sims 4 Development Continuing After Shutdown of Maxis Studio
Maxis Emeryville is no more.
Maxis Emeryville is no more.
Origin is holding a big sale on its digital PC games, dropping the price of some by as much as 50%.
"Great games work no matter what platform you're on or what business model you're going with."
Maxis finally launching much-requested offline mode today around the world.
Game update that will introduce much-requested feature is in "final testing," Maxis says.
CEO Andrew Wilson also says "building games is very hard" and confirms that EA has "changed our process."
One of SimCity's lead engineers explains everything that's gone into turning their formerly online-only game into an offline experience.
Oft-requested feature will finally arrive to SimCity, 10 months after the game's launch.
SimCity developer asks modders to maintain the integrity of the game.
Just how much power does Cities of Tomorrow give you to to mold the utopia you always dreamed of? Kevin VanOrd takes a look.
Cities of Tomorrow add-on arriving this fall on PC and Mac; set 50 years in the future with new regions, technology, and specializations.
New Red Cross DLC for SimCity provides in-game Red Cross relief tents and vehicles.
City-building game from Electronic Arts and Maxis releasing later this month with cross-platform play.
EA's city-building game moves another 400,000 units in past three months; The Sims 4 will be offline due to SimCity feedback.
Ocean Quigley says he was alarmed by "blundered" release of city-building game, but would have left EA regardless.
Ocean Quigley and pair of other lead Maxis developers leave Electronic Arts to establish new studio Jellygrade.
EA is canvassing player feedback on offline mode and content for future expansion packs.
The Mac version of Maxis' urban planning simulation game SimCity will be delayed to August; Update 5.0 is scheduled to be released in a "couple of weeks" for PC users.
Latest overhaul to city-building game adds Launch Park for early adopters, Edgewater Bay region, and various bug fixes.
New DLC coming for SimCity on May 28.
SimCity creator teases development ambitions, says building experiences around a person's life can make gaming more mass market.
"I can understand the outrage," says original Sim City creator Will Wright.
Maxis to deliver Update 2.0 for city-building game on Monday; applying the changes will take game offline for a few hours.
US Gamers who buy specially marked Crest or Oral-B toothpaste will receive choice of Attractions Set, in-game cash, or Origin coupon.
Maxis' city-building game coming to Mac this summer with cross-platform play; PC sales rise to 1.3 million.
SimCity's fastest setting reenabled a month after being temporarily removed.
Sponsored DLC offers in-game happiness for displaying a company logo.
The month of March comes to a close; GameSpot Asia and friends talk about BioShock Infinite (no spoilers), Tomb Raider, SimCity and others.
Labels boss Frank Gibeau says digital rights management "not a viable strategy" for gaming at large.
FIFA and Battlefield publisher the only game company in consumer affairs blog's annual tournament.
Update 1.7 for city-building game includes range of fixes for traffic features, other game elements.
Electronic Arts' virtual marketplace reportedly at risk from loophole that could swap games for malicious code.
After SimCity launch, simultaneous user player figure for EA's online service reaches new milestone.
Despite launch marred by various server issues, EA's latest city-building game is "biggest SimCity launch of all time."
List of games being given away by EA includes Battlefield 3 and Dead Space 3.
Maxis GM says developer recognizes some fans want offline mode, but even more are praising the game's always-on features.
SimCity lead designer Stone Librande acknowledges traffic issues and details how the team at Maxis is working to fix them.
Anonymous Maxis insider says that SimCity's servers aren't handling the kind of computations the developer is claiming.
Two games writers for the price of one! GamesRadar's Hollander Cooper and former GameSpotter Matt Rorie join the crew for more madness, might and magic.
Maxis reports that SimCity game crashes have been reduced by 92 percent since the game's disastrous launch last week but that it needs a few more days before it can ...
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