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Sid Meier to Be Honored With Lifetime Achievement Award at GDC

By Aaron Linde, Jan 08, 2008 11:54am PST

Often recognized as the "father of computer gaming", legendary designer Sid Meier (pictured left) will be recognized for lifetime achievement at...

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"I never really tried any of the civ games enough to remember them. /o\ Anyways - Colonization, ..."

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Blizzard's Mike Morhaime Joins AIAS Hall of Fame

By Chris Faylor, Dec 12, 2007 9:47am PST

Blizzard Entertainment co-founder, president and CEO Mike Morhaime (pictured left) is the latest addition to the Academy of Interactive Arts &...

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"Ask him if they're working on Diablo 3. If he says they have no real plans at this time, he's ..."

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Pirates of the Burning Sea Impressions

By Nick Breckon, Dec 07, 2007 12:59pm PST

Pirates of the Burning Sea is, at its core, Sid Meier crossed with World of Warcraft, an "If They Mated" experiment by developer Flying Lab. You...

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"My full review on the thing: Economy is too vast. It's impossible for a person to even make ..."

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E3 07: Sid Meier's Civilization Revolution

By Chris Faylor, Jul 21, 2007 9:24pm PDT

"We're really excited about Civilization Revolution because it's the first Civ since Civ I that Sid Meier has made himself," a 2K Games...

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"ditto. Scanned through the pre-rendered to find it...but nope."

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Civilization Revolutionizes PS3, X360, Wii and DS

By Chris Faylor, Jul 10, 2007 9:06am PDT

The upcoming console spinoff of Civilization, Firaxis Games' Sid Meier's Civilization Revolution, is headed to PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii, and...

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"Oh thank the almighty that it's coming for DS! The initial press release was very vague and had ..."

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Sid Meier's Civilization Conquers Consoles

By Nick Breckon, Jun 28, 2007 8:33am PDT

Sid Meier's long-standing strategy franchise will make its way to handhelds and consoles next year.

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"A civ DS game would be fantastic. I would pay full price + extra for alpha centauri straight ..."

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Educational Civilization 3 Mod Donated to Canadian High Schools

By Chris Faylor, Jun 01, 2007 8:15am PDT

Developed by Bitcasters and donated to 100,000 Candian High Schools, HistoriCanada: The New World focuses on key situations and scenarios of Canada's history.

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"what was the one where you played a settlor family? It was in black and white I think. I just ..."

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Game Reviews

By Maarten Goldstein, May 02, 2007 4:50am PDT

PC Penumbra: Overture Episode 1 on YouGamers. Silverfall on Killer Betties. PSP Cube on GameSpot. Sid Meier's Pirates! on play.tm. PS3 Tekken...

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Civ 4 Designer Leaves Firaxis for Spore

By Chris Remo, Apr 19, 2007 2:33am PDT

Firaxis designer Soren Johnson has left the Hunt Valley, Maryland-based studio founded by Sid Meier to join Will Wright's hand-picked development...

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"Good designers/devs are always needed at any time for a project."

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Game Reviews

By Maarten Goldstein, Mar 30, 2007 5:58am PDT

PC Command & Conquer 3: Tiberium Wars on Driver Heaven. Penumbra: Overture on Eurogamer. Runaway: The Dream of the Turtle on games xtreme. Sam &...

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Preserving the History of Games

By Chris Remo, Mar 12, 2007 12:54pm PDT

On a yearly basis, important films are added to the National Film Registry in the Library of Congress, ensuring that landmark motion pictures are...

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""It was also a watershed moment in user content creation for games." Nah... Not really. Doom ..."

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Game Reviews

By Maarten Goldstein, Mar 08, 2007 6:20am PST

PC Supreme Commander on GamePyre. Titan Quest: Immortal Throne on Atomic Gamer. NDS Izuna: Legend of the Unemployed Ninja on Atomic Gamer. PSP...

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Irrational Games Developing X-COM Title?

By Chris Remo, Feb 17, 2007 12:23pm PST

Irrational Games, developer of System Shock 2 as well as the upcoming BioShock (X360, PC), may be working on a successor to Microprose's PC...

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"A little bit of X-com, a little bit of Space Hulk... Maybe the bastard child wouldn't be so bad. :)"

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Game Reviews

By Maarten Goldstein, Feb 06, 2007 6:38am PST

PC Sam & Max Episode 3: The Mole, the Mob, and the Meatball on IGN. World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade on GameSpot. NDS Fullmetal...

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Game Reviews

By Maarten Goldstein, Jan 30, 2007 6:09am PST

PC Crashday on GameSpot. Sam & Max Episode 3: The Mob, The Mole and The Meatball on Gaming Nexus. World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade on Atomic...

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"dammit!! i actually had high hopes for crash day. screens / vids looked pretty sweet. "

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