simcity disaster-watch

SimCity Disaster Watch Continues: Mac Version Pushed To August

Originally slated for a June 11 release — that would be this coming Tuesday — EA and Maxis have pushed back the Mac version of SimCity to an unspecified date in August because, as senior producer Kip Katsarelis tells it, “we do not believe it is ready for primetime yet.”…

Happy One-Month Anniversary, SimCity. How’s It Going?

Happy One-Month Anniversary, SimCity. How’s It Going?

One month ago today, EA and Maxis released SimCity into the wild. The game’s launch was… troubled, to say the least. In fact, you could very easily call it a disaster. Server woes, a debilitating online requirement, AI shortcomings, lost cities and slow customer-service left many gamers angry.