Lets ignore the server issues.
When it was running it was really bad, bad traffic, bad jobs, bad cargo, bad taxes, bad simulation all round. over complicated but with no real control of what goes on. once all the delivery truck went missing and there was nothing I could do about it. City lost to the cloud.
No subways, no bridges, no underpasses (although thats changed)
Your hotel has gone bankrupt to to lack of customers - bulldoze - A new hotel springs up! Who is in charge here?
Much like Spore before it, its been dumbed down for the console market and we lose another game.