Civilization Series News


Civilization 5: Brave New World adding Indonesia, Morocco

By Steve Watts, May 20, 2013 8:30am PDT

Firaxis announced two more cultures being added to Civilization 5's "Brave New World" expansion: Indonesia and Morocco.


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Civilization 5: Brave New World trailer highlights culture, tourism

By John Keefer, May 10, 2013 9:45am PDT

The Civilization 5: Brave New World expansion puts new focus on tourism and culture, including a new Cultural victory that lets you besiege other civs with just how cool you are with all the works of your new artists and composers.


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Civilization 5 'Brave New World' new cultures, ideology system detailed

By Steve Watts, Apr 12, 2013 8:00am PDT

Firaxis has detailed a few more of the changes coming to Civilization V's "Brave New World" expansion, including additional cultures, a revised trade route system, and ideologies.


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Civilization 5 devs on forging a Brave New World

By Steve Watts, Mar 29, 2013 11:30am PDT

We talk with Civilization 5 senior producer Dennis Shirk and Brave New World lead designer Ed Beech about the motivations and intricacies of the upcoming expansion.


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Civilization 5 'Brave New World' coming July 9

By Steve Watts, Mar 25, 2013 8:15am PDT

Civilization 5's "Brave New World" expansion will release July 9, Firaxis has announced.


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Civilization 5: Brave New World expansion announced

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 15, 2013 6:00am PDT

Culture, trade and diplomacy are to become more important in Civilization 5 with Brave New World, the second expansion pack, announced today by publisher 2K Games. Arriving this summer on PC and Mac, it'll bring a new Culture Victory condition, international trade routes, th...


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Civilization 5 'One World' expansion spotted

By Steve Watts, Jan 16, 2013 4:15pm PST

Civilization V may be getting a new expansion titled "One World," judging by an executable file listing.


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Civilization Online announced for Asian territories

By Steve Watts, Oct 25, 2012 9:00am PDT

Take-Two has announced a massively multiplayer online Civilization being developed for Asian territories, dubbed "Civilization Online."


Civilization V: Gods & Kings review

By Thierry Nguyen, Jul 10, 2012 1:15pm PDT

Civilization V: Gods & Kings won't be changing anyone's opinion -- positive or negative -- about Civ V as a whole, but it does enhance it into a better package overall.


Civilization V 'Gods and Kings' demo available

By Steve Watts, Jul 02, 2012 1:30pm PDT

Firaxis has now put up a demo for its Civilization V "Gods and Kings" expansion.


Civilization V adding Steam Workshop for mods

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 04, 2012 6:45am PDT

Firaxis is cutting out Civilization V's existing mod browsing system to slip in Valve's sleek and chic Steam Workshop. As in Portal 2 and Skyrim, it'll let you easily peruse, download, rate, and submit mods through your browser or the Steam client.


Civilization V getting free Steam weekend

By Steve Watts, May 24, 2012 12:45pm PDT

Civilization V is getting a free Steam weekend, along with a 75% off sale on the game and its associated downloadable content.


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Civilization V: Gods & Kings coming June 19

By John Keefer, Apr 05, 2012 9:15am PDT

The expansion that brings religion and espionage back to Civilization now has a release date.


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Civilization V: Gods & Kings expansion announced

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 16, 2012 6:00am PST

Spies and religion are returning to Sid Meier's Civilization V in its first expansion pack, which will also bring revamped combat and bags of other new things. Named Gods & Kings, is due to emerge from developer Firaxis on PC in "late spring."


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Civilization V Game of the Year Edition announced

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 14, 2011 7:00am PDT

Firaxis' strategy game is getting a Game of the Year edition packing most--but not all--of its DLC. It'll arrive on September 27, just after Civ V's first birthday.


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