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#31 +TruckWEB

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 23:18

When is it going to ship? I think I may get the Deluxe version.... I want to have fun with Dr. Evil.... That sound fun!


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Posted 27 January 2013 - 23:22

When is it going to ship? I think I may get the Deluxe version.... I want to have fun with Dr. Evil.... That sound fun!


March 5th in North America, March 7th in Japan and March 8th in Europe.

Why Japan goes ahead of Europe and not in line with is anybody's guess... EA Y U NO INTERNATIONAL RELEASE DATE!

#33 TheExperiment

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 00:13

Why Japan goes ahead of Europe and not in line with is anybody's guess... EA Y U NO INTERNATIONAL RELEASE DATE!

probably for the same reason as always. Retail chains.

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 00:21

probably for the same reason as always. Retail chains.


Ugh! Damn expensive retail chains!

I hate saying this because of the people out of jobs and I like the personality you can't find online, but they should really die if they can't compete with the likes of Amazon.

#35 Raa

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 00:27

I tried it and enjoyed it. But my policy of no heavy DRM still rules me out for purchasing it. Sorry EA, but it's your own fault.

#36 daniel_rh

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 00:31

Too bad I didn't know about the beta program, I have been waiting for this game for years, looks pretty good! The only think I don't like, for what I have seen so far, is the always online thing.

#37 Kamran Mackey

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 00:34

Actually guys, what I heard is that you can play it offline.

#38 +Neotech085

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 00:38

I might not get Simcity 5 I didn't really enjoy the game.

#39 mattmatik

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 01:35

Read a preview on another site and was disturbed by the fact that the city grids are complete square! The author said it was like 'having your grid stamped' on the playing field. That is BS, that is not what SimCity is. I don't want to be confined to a square, I want dynamic building.

I don't know, I haven't found one good reason - other than this being SimCity - to buy it.

#40 MDboyz

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 01:39

The game is fun; however, 1 hour is not enough.
Still I won't buy the game for that much.

#41 Elliot B.

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 01:45

The game is fun; however, 1 hour is not enough.
Still I won't buy the game for that much.

1 hour is only for the closed beta…

#42 DrakeN2k

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 01:46

Did anyone find the map size sooo small , is that size the max you can go?

#43 Beyond Godlike

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 01:59

It was interesting, but from what I can tell it wont last users very long. Unless theyre hiding all of the difficulty from the beta, i found it brainless to have a profitable city. It seems like this is the basics to mastering it:

Build High density roads so buildings next to them can expend later on
Have Power/Water/waste/Stores/Work all in abundance
Throw in some parks and recreation

After that, you really dont have to do anything.

I want to preorder, but im not convinced. I also dislike the excuse they came up for the always-on DRM(the cloud computing BS).

#44 matt4pack

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 02:21

But really the earlier Sim Cities weren't hard either if you just followed the right formula. A large city in 4 maybe but by that time the game would become so laggy it was almost not worth it.

I think what makes this one easier is all the convenient info you're given which required a little more work to find in earlier versions. Not sure what they can do to make it harder.

#45 MDboyz

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Posted 28 January 2013 - 02:24

I know. However, it is not enough time to see the full potential of the game. If I can see more, maybe I am willing to pay that much for the game.

1 hour is only for the closed beta…





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