Maxis confirms an amusement park expansion pack for Simcity

Posted Friday, May 17, 2013 9:22 AM | Contributed by VitaminsAndGravy

SimCity's first downloadable expansion will be the 'Amusement Park Pack', set for release on May 28. Developer Maxis issued confirmation following the expansion's premature unveiling via digital distribution outlet Green Man Gaming.

Read more and see screen shots on CVG.

Friday, May 17, 2013 10:14 AM

I am not sure about this. I was excited a few years ago about SimCoaster and that was a disappointment. It was either the gameplay or the graphics that I didn't care for. Also, I am not to keen on the graphics on the new Sim City. This may be the first Sim City game that wouldn't buy. I am an "old school" gamer that's content with the isometric graphics of the earlier Sim City editions and the original Roller Coaster Tycoon series.

Astroworld.....Gone But Not Forgotten

Friday, May 17, 2013 11:14 AM
LostKause's avatar

Have the problems with the new Sim City been resolved yet? It was a mess when the game was first released. I'm with others who are not so happy about having to always be connected to the internet to play. Is there a reliable hack to disengage that limit yet?

Friday, May 17, 2013 4:15 PM
bjames's avatar

No the problems haven't been resolved and I haven't bought it. The cities are too small and not as customizable as previous games, and I expect that most of the parks one would build would end up looking the same because of an extremely limited set of rides and stuff you have to choose from. Also, I have utterly no interest in playing online with other people or having to be online to play it.

I agree with the poster above, I'm still not done having fun with RCT2 and Simcity 4.

Last edited by bjames, Friday, May 17, 2013 4:16 PM
Friday, May 17, 2013 4:18 PM
janfrederick's avatar

I received it as a gift for my birthday. I played once and haven't returned. I'm not happy with the performance, gameplay, nor graphics. Too bad. The trailers really had me psyched.

"I go out at 3 o' clock for a quart of milk and come home to my son treating his body like an amusement park!" - Estelle Costanza

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