SimCity Video Showcases GlassBox Simulation Engine
SimCity developer Dan Moskowitz shows off the game's GlassBox Engine in this video.
The video shows how the animations and other visual details aren't there just to look nice; instead, they always represent what the game is actually simulating in the background. Players will be able to see the movement and use of all resources and other agents in-game. Note that the graphics shown are mostly placeholder items, as the video is here to show off simulation rules.
SimCity is expected to launch during 2013.