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  • GENRESimulation
The defining city simulation is back! Create the city you desire and make the choices that shape your city and power the Sims within it. Every decision, big or small, has real consequences. Invest in heavy industry and your economy will soar—but at the expense of your Sims’ health as pollution spreads. Implement green technology and improve your Sims’ lives while risking higher taxes and unemployment. Team up with your friends to solve global challenges: launch a space shuttle, reduce carbon emissions, or build magnificent wonders. Compete on global and regional leaderboards to be the richest, the dirtiest, the happiest or the best place to visit!
  • Constructible Worlds — Creative and customizable world that offers unique gameplay benefits, all with a fun tactile interface.
  • Sims Matter — The Sims in your city speak to you directly and it’s up to you to respond to their needs. Will you listen and be the toast of the town? Or abuse your power for fame and fortune
  • Specialize in What You Love — Mold your city as a casino resort, manufacturing hub, educational enclave, and more, and then watch as a unique look and feel spread throughout your city.
  • Multiplayer — Build a region with friends for the first time! Collaborate or compete in regional and global challenges and make decisions that impact the greater SimCity World.
  • GlassBox Engine — SimCity introduces GlassBox, the revolutionary simulation technology that gives you the power to impact individual Sims lives, manage city level simulation, and balance multiple city simulations at once.
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Mac OS X10.7.5  —  Download the Mac Game Store App to compare your Mac requirements in real-time.

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CPU TypeIntel Mac Only  —  
CPU Cores2  —  
CPU Speed2 GHz  —  
System RAM2 GB  —  
Drive Space12 GB  —  
Video RAMAny  —  
Video (ati)ATI Radeon HD 2400 XT *  —  
Unsupported Video Cards: ATI Radeon X1300, ATI Radeon X1600, ATI Radeon X1900 XT, ATI Radeon HD 2400 XT
Video (nvidia)NVIDIA GeForce 9600M GT *  —  
Unsupported Video Cards: NVIDIA Quadro FX 4500, NVIDIA Quadro FX 5600, NVIDIA GeForce Go 7300, NVIDIA GeForce 7300 GT, NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT, NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GS, NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GT, NVIDIA GeForce 9400M, NVIDIA GeForce 9400
Video (intel)Intel HD Graphics 3000 *  —  
Unsupported Video Cards: Intel GMA 900, Intel GMA 950, Intel GMA X3100, Intel HD Graphics
Important Notes:
  • Requires Origin and an Origin Account to play.
  • Intel HD Graphics 3000 users require OSX 10.8.4 or later
  1. Good
    by DamonK, USA - Apr 6th 2014

    I've played all the previous Sim City Titles (plus Socities). Having only played this version only about 10 hours, my initial impression is that it's not as bad as I feared. In some respects actually a better game than I expected. The maps are small, especially compared to the huge city maps of Sim City 4, but so far it's workable.

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  2. Simcity
    by Petoskey, USA - Mar 30th 2014

    I think a lot of the issues were EAs bad roll out of servers. With the offline ability mode just introduced I believe people should reconsider their poor review on that piece. The game structure is similar to all of the old games, but it really does add a whole lot more. I have been able to connect my MacBook to Orgins, go in offline mode on that and then run the game whenever, to include not hooked to the internet. It has been a blast!

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  3. I wish there was something to review...
    by peterkowalski, Poland - Mar 16th 2014

    The game doesn't load. It installs, updates, launches, but then gets stuck on the loading screen. On all servers, all times, after reinstalling, rebooting. There shouldn't be so much work involved when launching a new game. It's unacceptable. DON'T WASTE YOUR MONEY ON THIS.

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