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Using The New Sim City, 6 Urban Planners Battle For Bragging Rights

For this competition, in February, Co.Exist and Greg Lindsay—the co-author of the future cities book Aerotropolis and Co.Exist contributor—assembled six teams of urban think tanks to pit their planning chops against each other in the new version of the city planning game.

The thought was that coupling the players’ collective genius with SimCity’s planning dashboard would result in a vision of a potential urban future, a blueprint for the future of cities. That would not turn out to be the case…

Find out what happened here.

Cannot wait.

Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes. Yes.

I had been worried that the Mac version would arrive much later than the PC version. But worry no more. Jordan Golson:

EA plans to release the next version of SimCity — the classic city-building game — on the Mac simultaneously with the PC release this February. EA will also be delivering Origin, its digital download service, at the same time. The game will be available for purchase and download via the service.

Cannot wait to see this game on a retina display.

(via @KielO)