Publishing giant Electronic Arts plans to announce what I'd refer to as a "really big Sim game" at the upcoming Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, which takes place this coming March. The game is currently unannounced, an in development at EA Maxis—creators of SimCity and the Sims series of games.
EA PR manager Erik Reynolds has been dropping hints via his Twitter account like "GDC will be epic, that is all" with a request for journalists to clear their schedules from 6 to 8pm on March 6. He also wrote the following tweet:
— Erik Reynolds (@buzzspinner) February 16, 2012
Whether the game happens to be SimCity 5, a new SimEarth, or something else altogether remains to be seen.