I know, the Cities XL series pre-dates SimCity Disaster Watch, but this trailer for the game's sequel - and its name in particular - feels like a fun jab at EA's failed reboot.
A gamer known as Asterion built this unreleased replica of New York City in PC game CitiesXL. Those familiar with the city beyond Times Square should note landmarks such as the Lower East Side Projects, Columbus Circle, and Ground Zero.
October 17 marks the anniversary of the Loma Prieta earthquake — that famous 1989 one that rocked Northern California during an Oakland Athletics/San Francisco Giants game.
Cities XL is a lot like SimCity, but with a persistent online environment for players to take their God-complexes online. Beta sign-up starts today and we've got your bonus code right here.
To look at these screens and videos, you might almost think that they've done it – right down to the shiny top on the Chrysler Building. But maybe Cities XL will amount to more than what Sim City Societies accomplished.