simcity disaster-watch

  • SimCity 2.0 Update Brings A Rash Of New Bugs

    This week, hopeful eyes turned to SimCity as the troubled city-building game received its first major patch. Maxis has promised that SimCity 2.0 would fix a number of bugs in the game, but it sounds like the 2.0 patch has also brought with it a raft of new, equally annoying bugs.

  • Coders Discover 20-Minute Offline Timeout In SimCity

    Last week, two of our writers played SimCity and deliberately turned off their Internet connections, both finding their games continued normally and then abruptly ended after 20 minutes. Someone now has posted what appears to be code for the game that orders a shutdown after a disconnection exactly that long. That allegation further punctures the…