E3 2012: SimCity Social talks a big a game of 'more city, less ville'

SimCity Social on Facebook
SimCity Social on Facebook

EA, Maxis and Playfish look to come out swinging this year on Facebook. The trio just announced the arrival of SimCity Social on Facebook in "just a few weeks." The city-builder looks to add depth where other games in the genre have not, with enhanced social features and interactions as well as connectivity with the upcoming SimCity retail release for PCs,

Admittedly, SimCity Social looks quite a bit like the big kid on the block, CityVille from Zynga. But that's kind of the point, isn't it? EA looks to make good on its mission to finally beat the king of social gaming, and you could say this is the publisher's wild card. But don't take our word for it--check the purrty screens below.


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