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Amazon Takes Down Sim City, But Not Before The Haters Gave It More Than 2,500 One-Star Reviews

New hires in mobile apps: DeNA, Gloops and Brainbow

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Due to recent changes in the way Linkedin displays hiring information we have have changed the format of our weekly new hires posts. Companies who want their new hires included in the post must contact us directly at mail (at) insidemobileapps (dot) com. Hiring in the mobile apps sector...
New hires in mobile apps: DeNA, Gloops and Brainbow

Sim City for Real

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An initiative at New York University is joining a global drive to apply modern sensor, computing and data-sifting technologies to urban environments....
Sim City for Real

Chatterbox: Wednesday

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The place to talk about games and other things that matterHey there, it's Wednesday! EA announced a new Sim City last night, so I'm happy.GamesKeith Stuartguardian.co.uk © 2012 Guardian News and Media Limited or its affiliated companies. All rights reserved. | Use of this content is subject to our Terms...
Chatterbox: Wednesday
The Basis B1 Fitness Band Is Amazing But Still Needs Polish
This fantastic aerial photo of NYC turns Manhattan into 'Sim City'

The Series A Crunch Has Claimed Another Startup

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The Series A crunch has claimed another startup. After a year in stealth mode, a successful Kickstarter campaign, and a $600,000 seed round, Turf Geography Club has died. Its founder Michael Tseng is now working on his next venture.  The Series A Crunch is the idea that startups are running...
The Series A Crunch Has Claimed Another Startup

New York's real-world 'Sim City'

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Multi-player computer game used to plan changes to New York...
New York's real-world 'Sim City'

Engadget Podcast 334 - 03.08.13

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We call it the podcast, but this week it's more of a forecast. What's coming for Facebook, what features the Galaxy S IV might have, a planned refresh of Windows Phone, when can you expect to actually play SIM City. You get the gist. The good news is, you...
Engadget Podcast 334 - 03.08.13

This week's games news

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Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag | Tomb Raider | Starcraft II: Heart Of The Swarm | Sim City | Total War: Shogun 2 Gold EditionThe announcement of Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag was rendered a bit less exciting by the sort of comprehensive leaks now familiar to gamers, though many...
This week's games news

Press Start: EA to make Star Wars games, Will Wright on the SimCity debacle and morePress Start:

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Plus, Scottish police chief blames violent games for knife attack and Gearbox rubbishes lawsuit against Aliens Colonial MarinesA selection of links, hand-picked by the Guardian games writers.Star Wars: Disney, EA sign multi-year publishing deal | VG247EA has announced that it has signed an exclusive multi-year publishing deal with The Walt...
Press Start: EA to make Star Wars games, Will Wright on the SimCity debacle and morePress Start:
Baidu shows China pushing forward mobile, cloud, maps and apps
The DeanBeat: GamesBeat 2012 in July will focus on disruption, change, and innovation
SimCity impressions: We waited ten years for this?

E3 2012: Sim City preview

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From curvy roads to multiplayer projects and teeny shoot-outs, the next Sim City is set to challenge everything we know about town planningAmid the cacophony of E3, with its massive screens showing blood-splattered first-person shooters and mega-licensed sports titles, a rather more austere series stole plenty of attention. Sim City,...
E3 2012: Sim City preview

Will Wright Says SimCity Launch Was 'Inexcusable'

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While we recently discussed how EA's silence has managed to push the backlash over the SimCity launch debacle into the background, anyone at all familiar with the story realizes what a complete botch it was. The initial backlash was bad enough, but it was made all the worse when...
Will Wright Says SimCity Launch Was 'Inexcusable'

Cities as Gadgets: 8 Features This Brand-New City Has That Yours Doesn't

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Just guessing: When you go to take out the trash, you don't drop it into a pneumatic tube, which sucks it to a central processing facility, right? Then you're not living in the future. In Songdo, South Korea, planners and developers are building a $35 billion city from scratch. See:...
Cities as Gadgets: 8 Features This Brand-New City Has That Yours Doesn't

This week's games news

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Sim City | Hyperdimension Neptunia Victory | The Walking Dead: Survival InstinctThe latest iteration of SimCity continues to take a drubbing, after Electronic Arts insisted players connect to its servers in order to play. The side effect of this draconian anti-piracy measure was that vast numbers couldn't actually play the...
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E3 arrives, Sim City astounds, Wii U bemuses

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E3 came and went this week, and the big three console makers displayed their wares. Nintendo was the only one to show off a next-generation console, and it's counting on classic characters to sell the system. The beauty of SimCity is in the details: Zooming from micro to macro and...
E3 arrives, Sim City astounds, Wii U bemuses
Launch Conference: Session Three [Paul's Live Blog]

The Woman In Charge Of Salvaging EA's $400 Million Acquisition Just Quit (EA)

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Catharina Mallet, who was in charge of a "Hail Mary"-level game that was supposed to make Playfish a relevant competitor to Zynga, has left Electronic Arts, sources close to the company tells us. One source told us it sounds like she has another job lined up. When EA spent $400 million on...
The Woman In Charge Of Salvaging EA's $400 Million Acquisition Just Quit (EA)

Will Wright at Augmented Reality Conference: Don't Augment Reality, Decimate It

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“More than augmented reality, I want customized reality.” – Will Wright, creator of Sim City and The Sims, speaking at the Augmented World Expo Jun. 4 At the Augmented World Expo this week in Santa Clara, Calif., the augmented reality industry is out in force showing off how technology can...
Will Wright at Augmented Reality Conference: Don't Augment Reality, Decimate It

This week's games news

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Jewel Quest IV Heritage | Mystery Case Files: RavenhearstMicrosoft Studios' creative director Adam Orth found himself at the business end of an online lynch mob after using Twitter to announce that the next Xbox would require "always-on" Internet access to work. Coming mere weeks after Electronic Arts' always-on Sim City...
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EA Is Even Less Popular Than Bank of America, Which Is Pretty Bad

Animal Crossing: New Leaf - review

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3DS; Nintendo; £28.84-£32.99Reading this on mobile? Click here to viewIn Animal Crossing: New Leaf, you move into a town populated by friendly talking animals and become its mayor, providing everything from the town's name to new municipal building projects. However, unlike Sim City, this isn't about connecting sewage pipes and...
Animal Crossing: New Leaf - review

SimCity: 'The problems are behind us'

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The latest Sim City title has been plagued by server issues since its US launch last week, and while the developer claims the problems are being solved, a question mark remains over the whole online systemThe return of the the much-loved SimCity series will not go down as one of...
SimCity: 'The problems are behind us'

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg Explained By The People Who Know Him Best -- His Parents

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is the second oldest of four children; he grew up in Dobbs Ferry, New York, in a modest house that doubles as his father's dentist practice. New York Magazine visited his parents last month and spoke at length with Ed Zuckerberg, Mark's father. Ed explained his...
Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg Explained By The People Who Know Him Best -- His Parents

Electronic Arts CEO John Riccitiello resigns, Larry Probst appointed Executive Chairman

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Electronic Arts has had a rough go of it lately due to the launch difficulties of Sim City. Today, TechCrunch reports that the company is changing its leadership at the top, with CEO John Riccitiello submitting his letter of resignation to the company and stating he will be stepping...
Electronic Arts CEO John Riccitiello resigns, Larry Probst appointed Executive Chairman

This week's games news

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Aliens: Colonial Marines | Bug Hunt | Scribblenauts Unlimited | City Builder | Botanicula: Collector's Edition | Person 4: GoldenFor those planning to subject themselves to the disappointment of Aliens: Colonial Marines, new DLC has already been announced for next month in the form of co-operative-based Bug Hunt, to be...
This week's games news

Location App Turf Hits 100,000 Check-Ins 4 Days After Launch

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Designer Michael Tseng was one of Kickstarter's early success stories. In April 2011, he raised a few thousand dollars in a few days for a mobile game, Turf. Turf promised to combine elements of Sim City, Mario, Monopoly and Foursquare and become the ultimate virtual reality mobile game. After Kickstarter,...
Location App Turf Hits 100,000 Check-Ins 4 Days After Launch
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