Wednesday March 04, 2015

EA Closes SimCity Studio

Electronic Arts released a statement today saying that the company has closed down SimCity studio Maxis Emeryville.

The news was revealed on Twitter by SimCity lead gameplay scripter and designer Guillaume Pierre, and confirmed in a statement by EA. "Well it was a fun 12 years, but it's time to turn off the lights and put the key under the door. #RIPMaxisEmeryville," Pierre tweeted earlier this afternoon. In subsequent tweets, he clarified that "the shop is closing down," and "Everyone's out of a job."

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