EA Closes Down Maxis

EA is closing down Maxis Emeryville, the main studio for Maxis, long-running developers of Sim City and The Sims franchises.

EA Closes Down Maxis

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A Terrible Theme Park

When it comes to theme park games, I think of the awesome RollerCoaster Tycoon series (mainly #2), and to a lesser extent, Bullfrog’s Theme Park, though I didn’t get around to trying that one.  While poking around on the iPad, I noticed that there was another Theme Park game.. EA’s Theme Park for iPad and iPhone.  I think Tim warned me it wouldn’t end well..

EA Theme Park

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The Sims FreePlay: Play-Free

Going back a few months, Tim brought home an iPad, and showed me The Sims FreePlay.  After previous experiences with “social” games, I wasn’t expecting all that much.. even so, I was disappointed.

Neighbourhood Screen

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