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If you're sick of Facebook notifications from your friends asking you to play SimCity Social, you're far from the only one. During today's financial earnings report, EA revealed that SimCity Social is quite the hit, with over 10 million monthly active users. SimCity Social launched on Facebook at t...

July 31st 2012 at 4:28pm 0 Comments
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Here's a trailer for EA's new Facebook title SimCity Social, and we must say: It's pretty bizarre. Not least because it targets competitor Zynga's "Ville" titles directly, but monster truck rallies? Bleeped-out swearing? We wonder what the Facebook audience will think of this.

June 27th 2012 at 11:59pm 0 Comments
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Beneath SimCity Social's cartoony aesthetic, its inviting pixel population of cosmetic wonders and attractions, lies a core gaming experience familiar to the franchise. This isn't FarmVille; it's "real city-building simulation on Facebook" that EA Maxis hopes people will "appreciate and understand....

June 22nd 2012 at 4:10pm 0 Comments
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We've taken two major points away from the SimCity Social producer diary above. First off, the game is looking an awful lot like SimCity 2000, which is a good thing in our book. Secondly, SimCity Social makes it possible to send a squadron of massive birds, flying in formation, to take major dumps...

June 16th 2012 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Domain registrations suggest that EA is planning to follow up its hit Facebook game The Sims Social with a Facebook-based SimCity. Last September, the publisher registered (or re-registered) "SimCitySocial.com," "SimCity-Social.com," and "SimCityFacebook.com," which, put together, provide evidence...

May 9th 2012 at 11:15am 0 Comments