Articles tagged maxis

Expansion Review: Spore Creepy & Cute Parts Pack

Tired of slapping together creatures with the same old parts from Spore’s original creature creator? EA hopes that the Spore Creepy & Cute Parts Pack will be a shot in the arm that you, the Spore junkie, will crave.

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18 Sep 2008 // 11:00 PM

Spore

Ideally, Spore is more like a bucket of crayons than a copy of Candy Land -- it's a tool for creating, not a game to be won, lost, or even completed.

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26 Jun 2008 // 10:00 PM

SimCity Societies

Tilted Mill was so preoccupied with simplifying the game mechanics that they, in fact, made it too simple -- by disallowing failure, Societies is stripped of the joy of success.

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1 Dec 2004 // 1:00 AM

Urbz: Sims in the City

If, in the electronic evolutionary chain, Tomagotchi are the first stage of pocket life, Urbz are Stanley Kubrick's ape witnesses to the monolith.

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17 Nov 2004 // 1:00 AM

While The Sims was indeed fascinating, there was a bit too much 'unreality' and a strong sense of the mundane thrown in.

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19 Nov 2003 // 1:00 AM

The Sims Online

Barnum would be proud of the whole enterprise and is undoubtedly smiling from his grave.

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Ubisoft Understands the Art of the Climb

// Moving Pixels

"Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed and Grow Home epitomize the art of the climb.

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