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IN PICTURES: EA hosts SimCity "bio-dome" in Sydney

Players from Queensland, Victoria and New South Wales take part in a six hour challenge

  • EA held a SimCity competition in Sydney to celebrate the upcoming release of the game

  • Contestants built bridges for the chance to score additional points in the main round of gameplay

  • One of the built bridges

  • One of the built bridges

  • The competition gets underway

  • The SimCity glass box

  • The SimCity glass box

  • Fifteen minutes left after almost six hours

  • The SimCity glass box

  • The SimCity glass box

  • Players inside the glass box

  • Players inside the glass box

  • Players inside the glass box

  • Players inside the glass box

  • Players inside the glass box

  • Players inside the glass box

  • Players inside the glass box

  • A helmet on display

  • Players inside the glass box

  • Players inside the glass box

  • Players inside the glass box

  • The game in action

  • One minute left

  • Some of the players take a break

  • Time's up

  • Players exit the glass box and wait outside

  • Players exit the glass box and wait outside

  • Players exit the glass box and wait outside

  • Judging of the bridges

  • Judging of the bridges

  • The winning pair of the bridge building competition (left and centre)

  • The SimCity contestants

  • The SimCity contestants

  • The SimCity contestants

  • The SimCity contestants

  • Big Brother’s Stacey Wren (right) was in attendance

  • The winners are announced, a pair from Melbourne

  • The winning pair from Melbourne

  • The winning pair from Melbourne

  • The winning pair from Melbourne

  • The winning pair from Melbourne

  • A stretch Hummer waits to wisk the winning pair away

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