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Civilization 5: Brave New World trailer delves into new ideologies

By John Keefer, May 23, 2013 9:30am PDT

The Civilization 5: Brave New World is bringing a new ideology system to the game, as well as adding some social policies. A new trailer for the...


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.


"Or maybe i'm overreacting! Hope so. I'll just shut up and wait for the reviews."

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WWE 2K14 enters the ring on October 29

By John Keefer, May 13, 2013 6:00pm PDT

Not much has been said about the WWE franchise after publisher Take-Two snapped it up from the remnants of the THQ bankruptcy, but during at least we now know that the new edition of the game will be coming on October 29 to PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.


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.


"X-com squad reminds me of that amazing X-com map-mod scenario for Civ II."

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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.


"heh, there's those new "XCOM squad" units fighting that Giant Death Robot."

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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.


"Man, every day I think I should start a new Civ5 game, and every day I get distracted. Today ..."

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WWE 2K14 coming this fall

By Steve Watts, Feb 20, 2013 9:45am PST

Take-Two has obtained the rights to the WWE license for the next five years, and will start making use of it this fall with WWE 2K14.


"i wonder if they will go back on the fun arcade gameplay stuff they were getting into"

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Take-Two's 'extensive pipeline' of next-gen doesn't include Grand Theft Auto 5

By Steve Watts, Feb 06, 2013 9:30am PST

Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick talked vaguely about next-gen plans during a recent earnings results call, and seemed to indicate Grand Theft Auto 5 is strictly meant for this generation.


"The big reason I don't think they'll not do 100% backwards compatibility, the vast library of ..."

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Report: WWE license moving to Take-Two

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 23, 2013 3:00pm PST

One of THQ's biggest properties was notably absent from today's auction. Rights to the WWE franchise have been sold outside of the formal auction process.


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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.


"As a hard loyalist to Civ 4, Gods and Kings made all of the right moves and fixed lots of the ..."

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Major League Baseball 2K13 coming March 5

By Steve Watts, Jan 09, 2013 11:15am PST

2K Sports has announced it will produce MLB 2K13 this year. It's due March 5.


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."


Take-Two head says annualized franchises risk burn-out

By Steve Watts, Jun 18, 2012 2:00pm PDT

Take-Two CEO Stauss Zelnick talks about the dangers of overusing franchises, and how he's "skeptical" about porting Mature titles to Wii U.


"GTAV will be ported to the Wii-U. It's just going to have slight modifications that make it so ..."

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BioShock Vita to be focus after Infinite

By Steve Watts, Apr 27, 2012 4:30pm PDT

Irrational's Ken Levine talks about how the team is focused squarely on BioShock Infinite right now, and that work on the Vita game will start in earnest afterwards.


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