Tag Archives: Firaxis Games
Fri, Jun 15, 2012 | 06:07 BST
Heads up – the promised Steam patch for Civilization V is live. Although the update adds a number of fixes and tweaks, notably to UI and presentation, the core content is probably Steam Workshop Integration, which will hopefully enable a lively modding scene. See the full patch notes here.
Thu, Apr 05, 2012 | 15:58 BST
2K has announced the Gods & Kings expansion pack for Civilization V will be released in North America on June 19 and internationally on June 22. Included in the expansion is new gameplay content allowing players to found a Pantheon of the Gods where their created prophets will spread the newly founded religion across the world. The expansion also includes new types of city-states, new systems for land and naval combat, nine new civilizations, nine new wonders, three original scenarios, and dozens of new units, buildings, technologies and resources.
Mon, Mar 12, 2012 | 02:45 GMT
XCOM: Enemy Unknown lead designer Jake Solomon has said the popularity of classic IPs over the last few years boils down to their continuing hold over gamers’ hearts.
Tue, Jan 31, 2012 | 00:44 GMT
Legendary Civilization designer Sid Meier believes graphical improvements are one of the most important changes in gaming – but also misses the simple, imagination-fuelled interfaces of yore.
Wed, Sep 14, 2011 | 15:11 BST
2K has announced a Sid Meier’s Civilization V Game of the Year Edition for PC which contains the standalone product, along with previously released add-on content.
Tue, Aug 09, 2011 | 00:55 BST
2K has revealed two new DLC packs for Civilization V, bringing the ancient and honourable kingdom of Korea into play alongside a number of brand new, very old wonders. We’ve got trailers for both.
Thu, Jul 07, 2011 | 04:40 BST
If you absolutely must get some procrastination done today, know that Civilization World is waiting for you on Facebook.
Wed, Jun 29, 2011 | 05:46 BST
I’ve got to clear my inbox, or I’m going to have some kind of Wednesday-afternoon fit. Here are some bits and bobs I can’t stretch into a paragraph.
Wed, Apr 27, 2011 | 18:08 BST
2K Games and Firaxis announced two new packs of DLC for Civilization V today, and players of the strategy title can expect the packs to arrive next week on May 3 for £2.99 each.
Wed, Dec 01, 2010 | 19:59 GMT
Steam has announced the availability of the Cradle of Civilization map packs for Civilization V.
Fri, Oct 15, 2010 | 15:32 BST
Over on the official message boards for Civilization V, there’s a partial patch listing posted with loads of updates planned for the game.
Thu, Sep 30, 2010 | 17:43 BST
Those interested in mods and play Civilization V can get get tools for the Firaxis Games-developed game now via Steam.
Fri, Sep 24, 2010 | 12:19 BST
In case no one got the memo, Civilization V launches today in the UK. To celebrate, 2K’s released the launch trailer. Get it below.
Wed, Sep 22, 2010 | 06:31 BST
Civilization V is out in the US today, and so far the reviews that have come in are rather good.
Get rounded up below.
Tue, Sep 21, 2010 | 21:08 BST
Tue, Sep 14, 2010 | 15:05 BST
Those planning to purchase Civilization V digitally may want to consider getting the strategy title through Direct2Drive, as it includes a copy of Civilization III.
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.
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.
Thu, May 06, 2010 | 13:39 BST
2K’s announced that Civilization V will get a Steam-exclusive special edition when it’s released this fall.
Fri, Mar 12, 2010 | 18:20 GMT
Update: We’ve off! Get all the news below.
Original: Sony may have made the biggest splash this week with its off-site GDC press conference, but that’s just it: “off-site”.
GDC’s real deal happens today in the form of a keynote from Firaxis’s Sid Meier, creator of Civilization. He’ll be delivering his speech in San Francisco this morning, and Steph’s going to be there for us with a liveblog.