Anyone excited about the new SimCity game? It's pretty much SimCity 5 but is being named just SimCity as a reboot of the series. With nearly a decade since the truly stunning SimCity 4, this has got me very excited!Absolutely gorgeous trailer.
It'll be the first game in the series to include curved roads and be truly in 3D, which will be a massive leap forwards.
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about the incredible-sounding new GlassBox system. Unlike previous games where stuff like traffic congestion would be shown by a visual representation, every single thing in the game will be an actual dynamic object.
That means that everytime a sim drives anywhere, that car will actually travel down the roads, and if too many cars are on the road, it'll cause a real traffic jam. Multiply that by thousands of times and include air pollution, factory output, units of water and stuff, and you get an incredibly realistic simulation. It's hard to explain, but just read the article