Sid Meier's Civilization V

PC, MAC / Strategy / Release: Sep 21, 2010 / ESRB: E10+

Civilization 5 Hands-on Preview

By Garnett Lee, Aug 05, 2010 8:30am PDT

Since the series debuted in 1991, Civilization sits pretty high up there on the tally of total game hours for me. Playing a nearly final build of...

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"Well, just looks like ol' Battle Isle on the Amiga; except that in Battle Isle units moved 5-8 ..."

- Uglyvan see all 52 comments

Civilization 5 Demo Coming in September, Prior to Game's Scheduled Release

By Xav de Matos, Aug 04, 2010 7:00am PDT

Strategists looking for an early taste of the latest Civilization are in for a treat, as 2K has confirmed a demo for the fifth major game in the...

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"I've never even played a single Civ game and I'm picking up Civ 5 just because of how more and ..."

- SabinRaijin see all 22 comments

Civilization 5 Special Edition Includes Two-Disc Soundtrack, Artbook and Unit Figurines [Updated]

By Xav de Matos, Jul 09, 2010 11:00am PDT

[Update: 1:00pm] 2K Games has released the non-final box art for the Civilization V special edition. Additionally, 2K Games confirmed to Shacknews...

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"Fuck Me $99 Sid better come out and cup my balls while I play for that kind of scratch"

- RumpleForeSkin72 see all 43 comments

Firaxis Lays Off 20 Employees; 2K Vows Development of Civilization 5 Unhindered

By Brian Leahy, Jul 08, 2010 12:40pm PDT

Take-Two Interactive has slashed 20 jobs at its Firaxis Games studio, responsible for past and future games in Sid Meier's Civilization franchise,...

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"DAMN YOU 2K! First X-COM now Firaxis, soon Civilization is going to become an FPS! Mark my words."

- mastermike569 see all 12 comments

Civilization 5 E3 2010 Interview [Updated]

By Brian Leahy, Jun 24, 2010 6:00pm PDT

[Update - 6/25/10] Added clarification about multiplayer modes available at and after launch. At E3 2010, I had a chance to have a quick chat with Civilization V producer Dennis Shirk following a demo of the impending strategy seq

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"dunno who told me to get the ipad version but FU. theres no tutorial i have no idea how this ..."

- Frush81 see all 25 comments

Civilization 5 Trailer Is Here to Help

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 23, 2010 7:50am PDT

With Sid Meier's Civilization V looming on the horizon, the support group Civilization Anonymous

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"Hahahaha. I usually hate witty viral shit like this but that was fucking fantastic."

- etherealrhythm see all 17 comments

Civilization 5 E3 2010 Preview

By Brian Leahy, Jun 22, 2010 9:40am PDT

I first saw Civilization V at GDC 2010 back in March and it was already looking incredibly polished. After seeing a demo at E3 2010 last week, Firaxis and 2K have another solid Civ on the w

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"I wonder if you can modify things like victory conditions, tech trees, and unit interactions in ..."

- doozer667 see all 28 comments

Civilization 5 E3 Trailer Shows Gameplay

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 17, 2010 2:22pm PDT

Fancy seeing Civilization V gameplay footage? A silly question, I know--of course you do. And if it has creator Sid Meier talking about the turn-based strategy sequel too? Bonus! Developed by Firaxis and published by 2K Games, Civilization V wil

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"Has anything been said about what game engine they are using this time? A lot of the headaches ..."

- MH Knights see all 23 comments

Civilization 5 Screenshots Show Hexes, Bombardment

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 16, 2010 5:43pm PDT

New Civilization V screenshots fresh out of E3 show two new features in Firaxis' turn-based strategy sequel--ranged bombardment in combat and a...

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"any news on the osx release date? will this be a simultaneous release on steam?"

- Wedge see all 18 comments

Civilization 5 Release Dated

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 11, 2010 6:20am PDT

Sid Meier's Civilization V will be released in North America on September 21, publisher 2K Games announced today, then will invade the rest of the...

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"goddammit steam. i had a fuck of a time with empire: total war. internet connectivity in this ..."

- skryte see all 35 comments

3D Dot Heroes Celebrates Release with Rap Video

By Chris Faylor, May 12, 2010 8:20am PDT

With 3D Dot Game Heroes now off to various North American retailers, publisher Atlus has opted to commemorate the occasion with a new trailer that examines the various mini-games of the PlayStation 3 exclusive and doubles as a dope rap video. Fo

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"Not too surprisingly, it's nowhere to be found in town. Gamestop took 2 pre-orders and order a ..."

- Entity see all 11 comments

3D Dot Game Heroes Launch Day Impressions

By Chris Faylor, May 11, 2010 6:00pm PDT

Saying that I have a love-hate relationship with 3D Dot Game Heroes may not be entirely accurate--hate is

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3D Dot Game Heroes Gets Character Sharing Hub

By Chris Faylor, May 11, 2010 10:40am PDT

As 3D Dot Game Heroes heads out to North American retailers today, publisher Atlus has launched an online hub for sharing and downloading...

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"This is one of the few times where I am very jealous of PS3 owners. This game looks like a lot ..."

- Gwyndion see all 12 comments

Civilization 5 Gets Steamworks, Pre-Order Perks

By Alice O'Connor, May 06, 2010 11:10am PDT

Firaxis' Civilization V will utilise Valve Software's Steamworks suite, publisher 2K Games revealed today alongside the announcement of a...

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"I'm fine with steam, and I'm not surprised by the integration. What I really dislike is ..."

- taczbr see all 144 comments

3D Dot Heroes Trailer: The Hero Your Hero Could Be

By Chris Faylor, Apr 20, 2010 3:40pm PDT

Spoofing the humorous Old Spice commercials that barrage viewers of Lost--hey, that's on tonight--and other television programs,

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"at first I was like :| , but then I was like + (*) + (*) + +"

- NobleAtreides see all 5 comments