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Civilization: Beyond Earth coming in October

By Steve Watts, Jul 03, 2014 7:54am PDT

Civilization: Beyond Earth, the futurist take on the long-running strategy franchise, has set a landing date. 2K Games announced today that it will come to PC on October 24 for $49.99.

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"of all the things to like about AC, unit customization was one aspect i did not care for"

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Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth preview: boldly going

By Ozzie Mejia, May 20, 2014 8:00am PDT

It's time to blast off into parts unknown in Civilization: Beyond Earth. Shacknews recently had a chance to go hands-on with the Civilization series' jump into the future.

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"Well, it it really just Civ5 in space? I'm not surethat is enough to make me buy it. "

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Civilization: Beyond Earth takes the series into the future

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 12, 2014 9:00am PDT

Firaxis revealed a brand new game in the Civilization series at PAX East today. Dubbed "Beyond Earth," the latest entry in the franchise takes the series into the future.

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"I wonder if it's going to have space exploration or it's going to be one planet only like Alpha ..."

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Civilization 5 and XCOM: Enemy Unknown get Complete Editions

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 04, 2014 2:30pm PST

2K Games is working on a pair of Complete Editions for Civilization V and XCOM: Enemy Unknown. The former will release tomorrow, while the latter arrives on March 4 with XCOM: Enemy Within packed in.

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"They could just call it something else. Planetfall or Rigel Kentaurus would be good options. "

- systatic see all 6 comments

XCOM Enemy Within video review: luck of the draw

By Shane Satterfield, Nov 11, 2013 4:00am PST

Last year's XCOM: Enemy Unknown was a critical darling, redefining how a turn-based strategy game can look and play. A year later, Firaxis returns...

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"Until we're gaming on the oculus rift, I think everyone is bored. "

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Sid Meier's Ace Patrol: Pacific Skies announced for PC and iOS

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 21, 2013 7:30am PDT

Firaxis is landing a sequel to Sid Meier's Ace Patrol on PC and iOS this fall, publisher 2K announced today. Ace Patrol: Pacific Skies will bring the turn-based strategic aerial combat to the Pacific theatre, flying missions in battles including Pearl Harbor, Midway, and Gua...

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"Ace Patrol was pretty fun. Will check this out when it comes out."

- Haxim see all 5 comments

Civilization 5 'Scrambled' map packs announced

By Steve Watts, Oct 16, 2013 2:00pm PDT

2K Games and Firaxis have announced two new "Scrambled" Civilization 5 map packs inspired by the Scramble for Africa scenario in Brave New World. One is available now, and the other is coming November 5.

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XCOM from aliens' perspective would be complicated, says Firaxis

By Steve Watts, Sep 30, 2013 8:15am PDT

XCOM has plumbed the depths of a human story, but switching perspectives to the aliens would require more than just replacing human units with alien ones, according to Firaxis' Anada Gupta.

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"I agree with this, I don't see the point of an alien POV campaign. Make the aliens playable in ..."

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XCOM: Enemy Within has you punching aliens with mechs

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 03, 2013 7:30am PDT

The upcoming Enemy Within expansion for XCOM: Enemy Unknown adds a bevvy of new features for players to tinker around with. However, there's one primary takeaway fans have become fixated on: the ability to punch aliens with mechs.

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Sid Meier's Ace Patrol moves to PC today

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 27, 2013 9:30am PDT

We really liked Sid Meier's Ace Patrol. But alas, it was exclusive to iOS. That changes today with a brand new PC port.

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"NEVER should have went to smart devices first. Your home is the PC. Stay put!"

- rtricoche see all 4 comments

You can play Civilization 5 as Beavis & Butthead

By Steve Watts, Aug 19, 2013 7:00pm PDT

One intrepid modder has produced the leaders Civilization 5 clearly always needed: Beavis and Butthead.

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"Oil deposits are replaced by natural gas. Biology and Steam Power on the tech tree become ..."

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New XCOM game in the works, 2K Games confirms

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 01, 2013 11:15am PDT

2K Games has announced plans to announce a new XCOM game at Gamescom. It'll likely be XCOM: Enemy Within for PS3, Xbox 360, and PC.

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"Well I'm excited. Hopefully it has terror from the deep inspiration, given the story of it and ..."

- BornAcorn see all 24 comments

Civilization V patch adding Pitboss mode

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 02, 2013 6:00am PDT

Almost three years after launch, Civilization V's promised Pitboss multiplayer mode is finally arriving today in a new patch. The update also brings an observer mode, support for custom maps in multiplayer, AI tweaks, new terrain art, bug fixes, and more, making everything s...

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"Ha, I saw the Steam update downloading, and go to View Details, and click "Read More" thinking ..."

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Civilization 5 'Brave New World' launch trailer showcases human achievement

By Steve Watts, Jun 28, 2013 10:30am PDT

A Civilization 5 "Brave New World" launch trailer gives a rousing summary of humanity's accomplishments over the last century.

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How Civilization 5 chose new cultures for Brave New World

By Steve Watts, Jun 27, 2013 3:00pm PDT

Firaxis details how it picks the new cultures going into a Civilization 5 expansion, using the nine set for the upcoming Brave New World as an example.

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