T'S been awhile since we saw a Sim City
game released, especially on a console.
After all, Electronic Arts and its software subsidiary Maxis, which creates The Sims, has sold 200 million copies since the first version of the game hit stores in 2000, a successor to previous titles like the Sim City
series, SimFarm and SimAnt: The Electronic Ant Colony.
Think Theme Hospital mixed with Sim City
and given a post-apocalyptic makeover.
BACK in the day, Sim City
reigned supreme, and even to be mentioned in the same breath as the king of construction simulations acted as a monumental seal of approval.
Though it lacks in features when compared to big name games such as Sim City
and Tropico, the challenge is enough to jump into it.
Luckily we get to hear the thoughts of Will Wright, the man behind hugely popular offerings such as Sim City
FAST-forwarding into the future, the Sim City
series takes a giant leap for modern infrastructure, offering you the chance to create a utopian society underpinned by clean technology, or allow a giant corporation to plunder and pollute in the name of feeding your city's insatiable consumerism.
Mobility limitation will become a surging problem for senior living communities as the Greatest Generation is followed by the Couch Potato Generation and the Sim City
How can one forget the sub-standard launch of Sim City
earlier this year, which had numerous technical glitches.
WHAT: A festival of about a dozen site-specific works, including a new piece about sea monsters staged on the beach by puppeteer Basil Twist; a reprise of The Car Plays, a series of 10-minute plays for two actors and two audience members in a stationary car; We Built This City, Polyglot's live-action Sim City
with kids, cardboard boxes and a climax of wanton destruction; and Rimini Protokoll's 100% San Diego, docu-theater performed by 100 actors who represent the exact demographic makeup of contempo San Diego.
He said he likes to play the Fair Tycoon slot machine game once in awhile because he loves the sim city
type fair-building game that's built into it as a bonus game.
It challenges you to re-establish flora on a planet floating in space with guidance from a magic tree called Yuko, and builds on a tradition of "godfinger" games ranging from Sim City