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Company:Maxis

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Maxis
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Website
Parent company
Subsidiaries
Founded

Games developed

Game Developer Publisher Engine Release dates
Darkspore Maxis Electronic Arts
Windows
26 April 2011
SimAnt Maxis
DOS
1 January 1991
Windows 3.x
1 January 1991
Mac OS
1 January 1991
SimCity (1989) Maxis Maxis, Brøderbund, Electronic Arts, Interplay Entertainment, MacPlay
DOS
3 October 1989
Windows 3.x
1 January 1992
Windows
21 November 1995
Mac OS
1 January 1989
SimCity (2013) Maxis Electronic Arts GlassBox
Windows
5 March 2013
macOS (OS X)
29 August 2013
SimCity 2000 Maxis Maxis, Electronic Arts
DOS
1 February 1994
Windows 3.x
1 November 1994
Windows
4 October 2011
Mac OS
31 October 1993
macOS (OS X)
18 October 2012
SimCity 2000 Network Edition Maxis
Windows
26 June 1996
SimCity 3000 Maxis Electronic Arts, Sold Out Software
Windows
1 February 1999
Mac OS
1 July 1999
Linux
31 October 2000
SimCity 4 Maxis Electronic Arts, Aspyr Media
Windows
14 January 2003
macOS (OS X)
30 June 2003
SimCopter Maxis Electronic Arts
Windows
31 October 1996
SimEarth Maxis Maxis, Ocean Software
DOS
1 January 1990
Windows 3.x
1 January 1990
Mac OS
1 January 1990
SimLife Maxis
DOS
1 January 1992
Windows 3.x
1 January 1992
Mac OS
1 January 1992
SimPark Maxis
Windows 3.x
1 October 1996
Windows
1 October 1996
Mac OS
1 October 1996
SimSafari Maxis Electronic Arts
Windows
1 March 1998
Mac OS
10 March 1998
SimTown Maxis
Windows 3.x
1 January 1995
Windows
1 January 1995
Mac OS
1 January 1995
SimTunes Maxis
Windows
1 January 1996
Spore Maxis Electronic Arts
Windows
7 September 2008
macOS (OS X)
7 September 2008
Streets of SimCity Maxis Electronic Arts
Windows
4 November 1997
The Sims Maxis Electronic Arts, Aspyr Media, Aspyr Media, TransGaming Inc. The Sims Engine
Windows
4 February 2000
Mac OS
25 July 2000
macOS (OS X)
15 August 2001
Linux
12 March 2003
The Sims 2 Maxis, EA Redwood Shores Electronic Arts The Sims 2 Engine
Windows
14 September 2004
macOS (OS X)
13 June 2005
The Sims 4 Maxis Electronic Arts SmartSim
Windows
2 September 2014
macOS (OS X)
17 February 2015
The Sims Castaway Stories Maxis Electronic Arts, Aspyr Media The Sims 2 Engine
Windows
29 January 2008
macOS (OS X)
17 March 2008
The Sims Life Stories Maxis Electronic Arts, Aspyr Media The Sims 2 Engine
Windows
6 February 2007
macOS (OS X)
13 April 2007
The Sims Online Maxis Electronic Arts The Sims Engine
Windows
17 December 2002
The Sims Pet Stories Maxis Electronic Arts, Aspyr Media The Sims 2 Engine
Windows
19 June 2007
macOS (OS X)
10 September 2007

Games published

Game Developer Publisher Engine Release dates
Gambys Viagem Interactive Portidata, Maxis
DOS
1 January 1997
Marble Drop Maxis South Maxis
Windows
28 February 1997
SimCity (1989) Maxis Maxis, Brøderbund, Electronic Arts, Interplay Entertainment, MacPlay
DOS
3 October 1989
Windows 3.x
1 January 1992
Windows
21 November 1995
Mac OS
1 January 1989
SimCity 2000 Maxis Maxis, Electronic Arts
DOS
1 February 1994
Windows 3.x
1 November 1994
Windows
4 October 2011
Mac OS
31 October 1993
macOS (OS X)
18 October 2012
SimEarth Maxis Maxis, Ocean Software
DOS
1 January 1990
Windows 3.x
1 January 1990
Mac OS
1 January 1990
SimFarm Leaping Lizard Software Maxis
DOS
1 January 1993
Windows 3.x
1 January 1996
Mac OS
1 January 1994
SimHealth Thinking Tools Maxis
DOS
1 January 1994
SimIsle: Missions in the Rainforest Intelligent Games Maxis
DOS
1 January 1995
Windows
1 January 1996
Mac OS
1 January 1996
SimTower OpenBook Maxis
Windows 3.x
1 November 1994
Mac OS
1 November 1994
Widget Workshop: The Mad Scientist's Laboratory Elliott Portwood Productions Maxis
Windows
1 January 1995
Mac OS
1 January 1995

Engines developed

Engine Developer Website First release Latest release
GlassBox Maxis 1 January 2013 18 May
SmartSim Maxis 1 January 2014 18 May
The Sims 2 Engine Maxis 1 January 2004 1 January 2007
The Sims Engine Maxis 1 January 2000 1 January 2002