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Animal Crossing: New Leaf - review

www.guardian.co.uk
3DS, Nintendo, cert: 3Nintendo's anthropomorphic Animal Crossing makes its 3DS debut in a particularly distinctive fashion, offering the most addictive instalment in the series to date.Playing as the new mayor, you control every aspect of a small town, from the name to urban development. Daily life consists of genteel pursuits...
Animal Crossing: New Leaf - review

Trucker, mayor, space cowboy: Five sim games that let you live out your dreams

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"Oh, come on!" my wife cried in exasperation. "Can't these people drive?!" She was sitting at the helm of an 18-wheeler DAF truck carrying a load of construction gear from Zurich to Munich, trying to find the right moment to drive into busy intersection while morning commuters kept driving...
Trucker, mayor, space cowboy: Five sim games that let you live out your dreams

5 New screenshots for the upcoming Civilization V

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I’m not a true gamer per se but I do have my favorites that I like to play and of them all Sid Meier’s Civilization series has to be my utmost favorite. I think I have owned every release of the game back to when the original SimCity and...
5 New screenshots for the upcoming Civilization V

Zynga goes for a "must have mobile" game development approach

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Zynga is changing its game development approach to incorporate a mobile component at the concept stage, CEO Mark Pincus announced during the company’s third quarter earnings call. Just yesterday, Zynga launched a dramatic “cost reduction program” that eliminated 150 jobs, shut down Zynga Boston and includes the sunsetting of 13...
Zynga goes for a "must have mobile" game development approach

Scopely partners with five studios for developer network, including Double Fine

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Social mobile entertainment group Scopely today announced the first five partners for its new Developer Network, including Tim Schafer’s Double Fine. The other partners announced includes Big Cave Games, High Line Games, Rocket Jump Games and Zupcat Games. Scopely’s Developer Network is effectively a publishing platform that allows indie gaming studios to develop multiplayer...
Scopely partners with five studios for developer network, including Double Fine

11 killer sim games that immerse you in reality

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Play with life--literally. You create, manage, and deal with the lives of your virtual human pets. Are they social? Lazy? Dumb as a rock? You decide when you create your alter-ego in The Sims 3. You get to play dress-up and interior designer as well, controlling how all your...
11 killer sim games that immerse you in reality

Sims Dev to Make TV Shows

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Game developer Will Wright, best known as the man behind SimCity (and other Sim games) and Spore, has signed a deal with the Science Channel to create programming for the cable station. These are not games, they're TV shows, though they'll have interactive online components. I've always divided people into...
Sims Dev to Make TV Shows

Zynga Picks Up Mobile Gaming Startup Wild Needle In A Talent Deal

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Zynga has picked up the team behind Wild Needle, a female-focused casual games company that was backed by Playdom co-founder Rick Thompson. Wild Needle was raising funding back in late 2010 to build casual, mobile games for women and closed a round with Thompson and Shasta Ventures. They didn’t release their...
Zynga Picks Up Mobile Gaming Startup Wild Needle In A Talent Deal
Kip Katsarelis on designing the next SimCity (interview)

Review: FreeSpace 2 sim launches you into space

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Even great game franchises fall prey to mergers, acquisitions, and the vagaries of the game business. Such was the fate of FreeSpace 2, a space simulator originally released in 1999 to great critical acclaim, as part of the Descent and FreeSpace franchise. Due to business circumstances, it was the...
Review: FreeSpace 2 sim launches you into space
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