Update: The servers are back online as of 8 PM Central March 18.
Just in case anybody is wondering, or notices on the right hand side, the servers are down for an indeterminate amount of time. The Feed the Best Minecraft server is unaffected as it is on a seperate box, but all of the TF2 servers and TS3 will be down for a time till power can be restored at the datacenter.
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Unless you have been living under a rock for the past week you know of fiasco that is the SimCity launch. The only game launch that comes close to this debacle is “The War Z” back in December. The reason I say it comes close is because there is no excuse for these lies and issues coming from a AAA developer and publisher, but it does come as no surprise as EA is known for its bad business practices and failed launches of online titles. I have always taken EA’s games with a grain of salt as most come from very reputable developers, but they always get that EA twist; this is the first time I believe EA has gone too far in destroying a well loved and known franchise in order to pad their own wallets.
LIES & DECEIT
The lies and deceit that have been swirling around this game seem to keep growing everyday with workers of EA and Maxis coming forward and modders delving into the programming of the game. The biggest lie Maxis and EA has been telling the gaming community and press is that it’s not possible for the game to be played offline;...