Cities in Motion 2 launch trailer definitely knows who to blame for traffic problems

Cities in Motion 2
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The streets and rails of a city are its gravelly lifeblood. Its effects are a yin-yang of fates: an orderly transit network bolsters a city's legacy as a bastion of efficiency while a tangled mess of concrete and girders plunges a populace into chaos. Choose wisely, because you're given overlord powers of transportation authority in Cities in Motion 2 (opens in new tab) , and as publisher Paradox's launch trailer warns, screw-ups sit squarely on your head.

Cities in Motion 2, like its older sibling, focuses your tasks on constructing and improving road and rail networks. City growth and building layouts are all automated, so that frees up extra time for you to ensure everything running on wheels does so smoothly—or cackle in glee as clueless drivers fall into your Mobius highway trap. It's all at your fingertips for $20 on Steam (opens in new tab) , and I hope to soon see some crazy constructions rivaling the competition (opens in new tab) .

Omri Petitte is a former PC Gamer associate editor and long-time freelance writer covering news and reviews. If you spot his name, it probably means you're reading about some kind of first-person shooter. Why yes, he would like to talk to you about Battlefield. Do you have a few days?