Let’s be actual – when you take pleasure in city-building video games as we speak, there’s a fairly good probability you as soon as put a lot of time into SimCity 2000. The Maxis basic solidified the style, and whereas city builders have definitely gotten extra strong through the years, it’s robust to beat that old-school vibe. That’s why Silicon City is taking issues again to fundamentals subsequent month.

Silicon City launches into Early Access on October 14, however there’s a demo you possibly can check out on Steam proper now. The game options a grid-based sandbox, basic zoning programs, and procedural constructing creation to create theoretically infinite potentialities. (You may even swap between digital camera kinds from the 80s, 90s, or 2000s, for the retro flavour of your selection.)

There’s a huge emphasis on information as you handle your city, from the particulars of site visitors administration to the preferences of your residents. Over the course of early entry, the game’s set to get multiplayer choices, an election system to maintain you in your toes as mayor, and a situation mode to provide you further challenges to sort out.

Check out the trailer beneath.

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