The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has released a statement regarding the refund policy of EA’s Origin service. In what appears to be a statement directed at Origin’s no-refund stance on SimCity, the ACCC said the policy was false and misleading.

EA today confirmed that they’re closing SimCity‘s Maxis Emeryville. “Today we are consolidating Maxis IP development to our studios in Redwood Shores, Salt Lake City, Helsinki and Melbourne locations as we close our Emeryville location,” EA said in a statement. “Maxis

SimCity’s Update 10 — the one that brings offline play to the game — launched today on Windows PC and Mac. EA advised that the update was took take place at 1.00 am AEDST last night, but that the update

EA yesterday confirmed that SimCity will (finally!) be available for Mac, via Origin, from 30 August. Players who’ve already purchased SimCity on Windows PC will receive an automatic entitlement for SimCity for Mac via Origin,” EA again confirmed. The game

Review: SimCity

With all of the furore surrounding the recent release of SimCity on PC, it was easy to forget that there was also a game to be played. The issues that did plague the launch caused a great deal of headaches among players,

It’s safe to say that yesterday’s SimCity launch in Australia and New Zealand mirrored launches in other regions in the world… in that it wasn’t very good. Customers who’d purchased SimCity hopped onto their computers yesterday only to find that