G5 has had amazing success in 2010 and 2011 with the Virtual City games on iOS and Android as well as Mac & PC, and as they get ready to launch Virtual City 2 for iOS they are giving away the original Virtual City for FREE to all of their Facebook friends! Oh, and everyone else as well!
Here is the press release:
In celebration of the New Year and the upcoming Virtual City 2, G5 Entertainment today announced that through January 5th, all G5 Facebook fans will get the fantastic-looking, smartly-designed, engaging city-builder simulator – Virtual City for iPhone and iPad for FREE. Virtual City is a must-have for gamers who love city-building simulations. Developed and published by G5 Entertainment, the game already has a tremendous following with millions of players worldwide. The game has topped all major casual game charts and has received a number of awards from all top tier publications.
Virtual City allows players to construct their own city, developing it into anything from a suburban utopia to a bustling metropolis. To accomplish this, players must build houses, set up industrial buildings, create mass-transit systems and entertain their city’s residents with parks, cinemas, stadiums and events. Players must also manage production chains to transport goods and services to the areas that require them and trade with neighboring cities. They must provide city services such as health care, public safety, waste collection and recycling in order to keep their city’s residents happy and healthy. While progressing through the game, players must balance time, income, environmental factors, population and happiness in order to succeed, while dealing with various political and economic crises and natural disasters.
• 50 Challenging Levels in 5 Settings: Colorado, California, Michigan, Montana, New York
• 18 Distinct Mission Scenarios
• Over 50 Types of Buildings
• 25 Types of Goods to Transport
• Trade and 7 Production Chains to Master
• 16 Special Achievements to Earn
• Tons of Upgrades and Buildings to Unlock
• Free Play Mode on 5 Large Sand Box Maps
• Game Center Support