Trailer Alert: New SimCity coming next year

Dust off your city planning (or destroying) skills

Maxis and Electronics Arts have posted a trailer for a new SimCity game, although the graphics shown in the trailer are clearly not the same that we'll see in the actual game - or are they?

The "quintessential city builder franchise that started a genre" will be available in 2013, according to the trailer, and will be "back and bigger than ever with a new 3D world to create and control, and multiplayer to play with your friends for the first time." Cool. Hey Joe, you take the east side, I'll control the west side.

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