Maybe THIS City-Building Game Will Be Good

SimCity was a disaster. Cities XXL was a scam. Cities: Skylines must be thinking, hey, hopefully third time's a charm.


Out next week, it's a city-building game that's looking to get things right by, well, not doing anything wrong. It has big city plots with plenty of customisation and modding options, and looks pretty nice to boot.


I've noticed a few quirks in my time with the game so far, but hopefully they're things that can either be fixed pretty soon or modded out by fans.

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Davy M Jones

It looks... adorable.

It conjures images of elaborate miniature dioramas of cities that you see in hobbyists basements or rec rooms. The fact that its denizens mimic life just sort of adds icing to the cake.