Maxis, best known for its Sim family of products, develops and publishes top-quality entertainment software that uses advanced simulation technologies to deliver challenging fun through creativity, exploration and depth of play. To date, players around the world have purchased more than eight million copies in the Sim line including SimCity Classic, SimCity 2000, SimCity 3000, SimEarth, SimAnt, SimFarm and SimTower. Maxis is based in Walnut Creek, California, and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Electronic Arts.