The upcoming expansion adds a great deal to the cultural game. But is it too easy to win this way?
Famed strategy-game designer Sid Meier is working full-time on an aerial tactics title.
Firaxis is focusing on culture and diplomacy for its latest Civilization V expansion.
A new studio in Detroit is going to Kickstarter to fund a strategy game about the Fall of Rome — one that’s about destroying an empire, not building one.
Hint: You don’t pay a great deal.
Attributing success in XCOM to skill isn’t as straightforward as it is in other games.
Developer Firaxis is charging $6.99 for 3 new maps and a few other additions.
If any PC game would work with touch controls, it’s the turn-based strategy of Civilization V.
The strategy game’s main developer posed as an employee at a Maryland game store in an attempt to convince a few customers to buy the strategy title. Thinks don’t go well.
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Nick “the newibe” Marinelli talks MAGFest: a long weekend of playing the Atari 2600 all the way through the PlayStation 3, listening to bands like Minibosses and Earthbound Papas, cosplaying, attempting game challenges, watching discussion panels featuring Sid Meier and Chris Hazard, and drinking with abandon.
Firaxis has released its second developer diary for the upcoming XCOM: Enemy Unknown. In this episode, the studio focuses on the game’s art direction, emphasizing the influence of “the sheer terror” of the original, X-Com: UFO Defense.
When the Firaxis guys create an expansion, they go the whole nine yards. The upcoming Sid Meier’s Civilization V: Gods & Kings expansion has a bunch of additions that will motivate fans to return to the game that debuted way back in September 2010.
Sid Meier’s Civilization World is available today to all Facebook users as the social game enters its public beta test.