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SimCity hosting another closed beta on February 16

SimCity hosting another closed beta on February 16

EA and Maxis are gearing up for another closed beta for their upcoming SimCity reboot. The companies hosted the first closed beta late last month, and now they're going for a second round. The beta will begin at 9 am ET on Saturday, February 16 and will run until 9 am ET on Sunday, February 17. Sign-ups for this second beta close on February 11, so be sure to get your name in ASAP.

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SimCity for Mac arriving in spring 2013

SimCity for Mac arriving in spring 2013

SimCity is just about a month away, arriving on PC March 5 in the US, with a Europe release on March 8. However, this is Windows only, but developer Maxis announced that the release date for Mac is planned for sometime this spring. The company also notes that both Mac and Windows players will be able play co-op together on the same maps.

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SimCity four-day beta starts January 25

SimCity four-day beta starts January 25

While SimCity won't officially release until March, it turns out that eager gamers who may not be able to wait that long will be able to play a little bit of the new game later this month. EA Games and Maxis have announced that they'll be hosting a beta throughout the weekend starting on January 25 and ending on January 28.

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SimCity arriving March 5 in US, March 8 in Europe

SimCity arriving March 5 in US, March 8 in Europe

It's been several months since we were told that a new SimCity game would be on its way. Back in March, EA and Maxis announced that a SimCity reboot would be heading to gamers in 2013, but after numerous teasers and a 9-minute-long walkthrough video, it's confirmed that the game will launch on March 5 in the US and three days later across the pond.

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Maxis offers inside look into SimCity with 9-minute video

Maxis offers inside look into SimCity with 9-minute video

We know you're excited for the SimCity reboot that's coming out in February. We haven't seen a new SimCity since 2003 when SimCity 4 was released, and Maxis and Electronic Arts know that you've been waiting patiently. That's why the developers have decided to offer its fans an inside look at the upcoming game with a 9-minute video on YouTube.

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SimCity closed beta registration now live

SimCity closed beta registration now live

It's been nearly 10 long years since SimCity 4 was unleashed, and next February, we'll finally be getting a new installment in the main franchise. Electronic Arts and Maxis seem to be making a number of changes with in SimCity, and if you want to check it out ahead of time, you might be pleased to know that you can now register to be in the upcoming closed beta. Of course, you may not get in, but you'll never know unless you try.

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SimCity 5 previewed and detailed

SimCity 5 previewed and detailed

EA and Maxis confirmed last month that they would be bringing SimCity 5 to eager gamers sometime in 2013, bringing with it revamped graphics and new social networking features. The Game Jar had a hands-on preview with the game, and described in detail the mechanics of the refreshed franchise as well as typical gameplay.

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