Tag Archives: Civilization V
Mon, Sep 13, 2010 | 08:15 BST
God only knows how many otherwise productive hours of people’s lives the Civilization series has stolen over its 20-year history. That turn-based structure is a work of time-sapping genius. Civilization V is out at the end of the month, and VG247 spent an afternoon with the game and its ambitious, ideas-filled new lead designer, Jon Shafer, to see how subtle changes to a classic formula are steering the series gently in a new direction.
Sat, Aug 28, 2010 | 16:13 BST
The planned demo for Civilization V will not be released before the game hits retail, according to Firaxis.
Sat, Aug 07, 2010 | 15:28 BST
Fireaxis has posted the minimum and recommended system requirements for Civilization V.
Hit the page fold to see if you can run it.
Wed, Aug 04, 2010 | 09:38 BST
Developer Firaxis has confirmed it’s planning to release a Civilization V demo
Fri, Jul 30, 2010 | 08:18 BST
Do you fancy yourself Civilization’s number one fan? Well, have you created a state-wide holiday to honor the historically inaccurate awesome series?
Didn’t think so.
Fri, Jul 09, 2010 | 21:57 BST
2K Games announced today a Civilization V Special Edition, containing collectible items and exclusive access to behind-the-scenes content.
Fri, Jul 09, 2010 | 11:55 BST
Just as a game of Civilization constantly shifts through the ages, evolves, and occasionally pits horse-riding cavalrymen against 1,500-horsepower tanks, so too does the videogame industry grow and change. A mere five years have passed since the launch of Civilization IV, but already, the industry’s a different beast entirely.
How, for instance, does one of gaming’s most legendary franchises deal with pirates’ overrunning of the PC, the issue of restrictive DRM, the waning influence of the strategy genre, and new input devices like Kinect and Move?
We got a chance to sit down and quiz producer Dennis Shirk over those questions and more. See it all after the break.
Thu, Jul 08, 2010 | 22:55 BST
Firaxis has let go around 20 people including members of the quality assurance team, the user interface art team, animators, programmers and designers in the Civilization series.
Fri, Jun 25, 2010 | 12:09 BST
Civilization V is to come with mod and editing tools, as well as having the ability to import maps from Civilization IV.
Fri, Jun 25, 2010 | 12:03 BST
Civilization V producer Dennis Shirk has said the game will have “basic” multiplayer modes “out of the gate,” although he promised three more will follow.
Fri, Jun 11, 2010 | 13:57 BST
2K’s announced that Civilization V will release on September 24 in the UK.
Wed, Jun 09, 2010 | 16:26 BST
2K’s just announced its E3 line-up with XCOM and Mafia II headlining the list.
Fri, Apr 02, 2010 | 19:01 BST
Wed, Mar 10, 2010 | 12:33 GMT
Civilization V’s one of GDC’s biggest games this week, and a bunch of previews and impressions of Meier’s latest are now live following a round of showings in California yesterday.
Thu, Feb 18, 2010 | 16:24 GMT
2K has announced that Sid Meier’s Civilization V is currently in development at Firaxis Games for PC.