SimCity reboot announced at Game Developers Conference

By Shawn Knight
Mar 7, 2012
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  1. EA has announced a new SimCity game at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco. The title will be developed by Maxis using their new GlassBox game engine, a new…

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  2. I never understood the point of CGI videos. Especially for Sim City, we already understand the concept of the game. Show us gameplay or go away. If the gameplay graphics are close to that CGI video, well that'd be pretty awesome.
  3. Omg i want this
  4. Ranger12

    Ranger12 TS Guru Posts: 620   +118

    I hope this lives up to previous titles in the series. I would like to see:
    A greater variety in buildings
    A soundtrack like the one from Simcity 2000
    A traditional Simcity mode but also a more complex mode to make it challenging.
    Larger maps so that the city is not defined by square boundaries.
    Get rid of separate maps for each city. All city's will be on one large map and the game will only load whatever city you're currently over.
  5. Lurker101

    Lurker101 TS Evangelist Posts: 737   +244


    Just incase anybody missed that.
  6. psycros

    psycros TS Evangelist Posts: 1,323   +710

    So say we all.
  7. psycros

    psycros TS Evangelist Posts: 1,323   +710

    Hey, you know what would be cool? If the comment system on this site could actually thread. You know, like if I replied to someone it would actually be indented below their comment and all that?
  8. Ranger12

    Ranger12 TS Guru Posts: 620   +118

    Simply hit the "quote" button, then type whatever you want.
  9. madboyv1

    madboyv1 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,333   +267

    Is that a Launch Arco in the upper right corner at around 1:07? ohmans I want this game.

    Honestly I liked the Sim City 3000 soundtrack a lot, 2000's was good too.
  10. RzmmDX

    RzmmDX TS Guru Posts: 305   +62

    Hopefully the gameplay is actually this impressive.
  11. gwailo247

    gwailo247 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,011   +18

    "Images not indicative of actual gameplay."

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