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Score Breakdown Based on 979 ratings
  1. 10 (60)
  2. 9 (84)
  3. 8 (68)
  4. 7 (78)
  5. 6 (60)
  6. 5 (58)
  7. 4 (51)
  8. 3 (81)
  9. 2 (137)
  10. 1 (303)

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  • Review Score:2.5

    After almost 10 years of waiting for this game...

    First of all i want to mention this is my very first review on Gamespot. I have never thought of writing a review for any game until now. I have played a lot of games but nothing captured me like the simcity series. I fe... Read Full Review

    33 of 37 users found the following review helpful

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  • Review Score:6

    A great game, but it is unfortunately dumbed down with tutorials and small maps

    Simcity is a sim where you try to build your own city from the ground up. It mostly consists of three zones. industrial, residiantial and commercial. Here you can build off parts of your city to your liking. You can als... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:1

    Tragically Flawed

    This could have been so good, and it's obvious that there is a great game hidden under the layers of DRM, online-requirement, in-game ads, and Origin. It's a real shame.I enjoy simulation games, still fire up Railroad t... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:1

    $79.99 straight into the toilet... but I learned a valuable lesson from this release...

    I learned a valuable lesson from this release... (excluding MMOs), I will never ever buy a game that requires the server end to function. I threw down $79.99 on the "extra special digital edition". I'm not going to get i... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9

    Why I love Sim City and others hate it.

    If you're on the fence about whether you want to play Sim City or not, then take a seat and have a read. I will share with you my experiences in playing Sim City and why others hate it.So let's start off with the hate, w... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:1

    Just skip it!

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    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful