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  • Official state proclamation declares Sept. 21 "Civilization V Day" in Maryland

    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.

  • Civilization V gets Special Edition with figurines

    2K Games announced today a Civilization V Special Edition, containing collectible items and exclusive access to behind-the-scenes content.

  • Meier: Games trade "challenged" by "embarrassment of riches"

    The breadth of opportunity afforded to the games industry by a string of new technologies is causing “uncertainty” about the value of games, Sid Meier’s told IndustryGamers.

  • Meier: Civilization was not developed as an "educational game"

    Sid Meier has revealed to Edge that when he went about creating the Civilization series, it was not his intention to make a game that was educational in nature.

  • GDC: Sid Meier keynote at 10:30am PST - liveblog here [Update]

    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 […]

  • GDC: Civilization V impressions conquer SF

    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.

  • No MS, Sony or Nintendo keynote at GDC this year

    There is to be no main hardware manufacturer keynote at GDC this year, VG247 has learnt, with Sid Meier’s Friday speech the show’s biggest in-house event.

  • Civilization V gets debut trailer

    2K’s put out the debut trailer for Civilization V. It’s after the break.

  • Sid Meier's Civilization V currently in development at Firaxis

    2K has announced that Sid Meier’s Civilization V is currently in development at Firaxis Games for PC.

  • Sid Meier's Civlization for Facebook goes Beta in June

    Take-Two has revealed that Sid Meier’s Civilization Network for Facebook will go into Beta testing in June.

  • Sid Meier to keynote GDC 2010

    ThinkServices has confirmed Civilization creator Sid Meier as one of the first keynotes for GDC 2010.

  • Meier: Facebook allows approach at Civ MMO "from a new direction"

    Sid Meier has told GamePro that the advent of Facebook has allowed him to rethink prospects for a Civ MMO.

  • Orson Scott Card: There aren't enough turn-based strategy games

    Orson Scott Card has said that there are not enough turn-based strategy games out there, and the ones that are out there focus too much on battle. Speaking with BigDownload about Shadow Complex, among other things, Card said that most game developers could learn a thing or two from Sid Meier when it comes to […]

  • 2K puts Huge Game Pack on Steam

    2K Games has released its Huge Game Pack on Steam, brimming with 20 games all for $60. Currently, you can get 10 percent off, bringing the total to $54, but we’re now sure how long that will last. Here’s the full list, which includes BioShock and enough Sid Meier’s games to last you a lifetime […]

  • Civilization MMO "really intriguing," says Meier

    Speaking to GameDaily, Sid Meier’s admitted that not only does he find the idea of a persistent Civ MMO exciting, but he’s actively planning how to make it work. “I’m exploring lots of exciting ideas right now,” he said. “A Civ MMO is a really intriguing idea and we’re spending time thinking about how we […]

  • Meier lists top three gaming innovations

    Apparently these came from “a lunch designed to emulate the literary conversations once held at the Algonquin Hotel by Dorothy Parker”. That’s not funny, dude. Meier’s top three gaming innovations are: IBM making the PC. The development of Sim City and other games that encouraged construction, rather than just destruction. Nintendo’s Official Seal of Quality, […]

  • Meier thinks EA is "great company", doesn't care who he works for

    Speaking here, dev legend Sid Meier has said he doesn’t really mind working for Take-Two or EA, depending on what happens with EA’s aspirations to buy Take-Two. It’s all gravy to Sid. “We worked with Electronic Arts ten years ago,” he said. “We respect them highly as a company. They’re a great company. We enjoy […]

  • GDC: Meier reckons on "golden age" of gaming

    Sid Meier’s keynote session at GDC saw the great man claim we’re currently in a “golden age” of gaming. He admitted he hadn’t played games like Portal, but was spending a lot of time playing races like Forza and Gotham. More from here: He would still recommend that aspiring designers learn to program as it […]

  • Meier "exploring possibilities" of Firaxis MMO

    In this interview, Firaxis dev head Sid Meier has admitted the future may hold an MMO from the studio. “I think someday I would like to try a game in that genre,” he said. “It really benefits from creativity and new ideas, but we’re still in the very early stages of exploring the possibilities of […]

  • Wii Civilization Revolution "on hold"

    The Wii version of Sid Meier’s Civilization Revolution has been put “on hold”, publisher 2K has confirmed, leaving room to get Xbox 360 and PS3 SKUs ready for action later this year. “Development for the Wii version of Sid Meier’s Civilization Revolution is currently on hold,” a spokesperson for 2K Games said here. “We are […]


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