Sid Meier News


Sid Meier's Civilization Chronicles Box Set Announced

By Maarten Goldstein, Sep 07, 2006 11:05am PDT

Also announced by 2K Games today is the Sid Meier's Civilization Chronicles Box Set. For $69.99, you will get all the Civilization games and...


"We're using Civ for Windows, not Civ for DOS, so that's not an issue. We were very, very ..."

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Late Night Consoling

By Chris Remo, Aug 28, 2006 8:00pm PDT

Lots of Xbox 360 news today. I'm really glad that Microsoft is still working on the system's backwards compatibility, but I wish they'd start...


"I submitted it as Alex Kidd: The Lost Stars. It must of fucked up"

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GameSpot @ Leipzig

By Maarten Goldstein, Aug 24, 2006 4:31am PDT

GameSpot's Leipzig Games Convention coverage continues with looks at Sid Meier's Railroads!, The Lord of the Rings Online, Half-Life 2: Episode Two...


Novelist's Work Becomes Casualty of Civilization

By Chris Remo, Aug 18, 2006 2:42pm PDT

According to Idle Thumbs, UK publication The Independent reports that well known science fiction author Iain Banks has had to push the release of...


"I'm finding the Algebraist REALLy hard to get into. Some of his culture novels are fantastic ..."

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Sid Meier's Railroads! Q&A

By Maarten Goldstein, Aug 17, 2006 4:44am PDT

There's a Sid Meier's Railroads! Q&A on Hooked on Games, asking executive producer Barry Caudill about this train filled strategy / management...


"Pirates! deep game? hahaha. It was their worst game :( The first day or two playing it are ..."

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Sid Meier's Railroads! Preview

By Maarten Goldstein, Aug 11, 2006 6:28am PDT

New at GameSpy is this preview of Sid Meier's Railroads!, going hands on with a build of the game. Railroads! is due out later this year.


"Same here (RRT and RRT2) - great stuff, can't wait to see this one. Go go Firaxis!"

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Sid Meier's Railroads! Preview

By Maarten Goldstein, Aug 05, 2006 10:33am PDT

New at GameSpot is this preview of Sid Meier's Railroads!. The article offers impressions of various elements of the game including multiplayer.


Firaxis Podcast

By Chris Remo, Jun 16, 2006 11:13am PDT

Firaxis' website has been updated, offering up this podcast. Steve Ogden touches on the history of the company and what it's like to work there....


"Because 2K and Firaxis don't own the rights to it. Alpha Centauri is owned by EA. Talk to them ..."

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Snow to Fall No Longer

By Chris Remo, Jun 06, 2006 12:40pm PDT

Around E3 2005, 2K Games announced Snow (Xbox, PC), a real-time business strategy title from internal developer Frog City (Imperialism, Tropico 2)...


" Yea, but too many people blowing smoke about how things like this influence people(influence ..."

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Sid Meier's Railroads! Preview

By Maarten Goldstein, May 31, 2006 9:43am PDT

New at Computer & Video Games today is this Sid Meier's Railroads! preview. The article offers an overview of the game along with quotes from Sid...


E3 Trailers

By Maarten Goldstein, May 17, 2006 9:21am PDT

Over at FileShack you can find various E3 2006 trailers from games shown at the show (a lot of these are of the cinematic kind): Command & Conquer...


"C&C 3 looked cool, though I was disappointed to see no NOD units in the trailer."

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GameSpot @ E3

By Maarten Goldstein, May 13, 2006 8:46pm PDT

And more E3 impressions from GameSpot as well: America's Army, Gothic 3, Sid Meier's Railroads!, Civilization IV: Warlords and You Are Empty.


"Great news for AAO, I really look forward to getting back into this game. Especially Overmatch, ..."

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GameSpy @ E3

By Maarten Goldstein, May 12, 2006 2:22am PDT

The guys in green preview Pirates of the Caribbean Online, Alone in the Dark, Guild Wars - Campaign 3, Command & Conquer 3, Warhammer Online, Star...


Sid Meier's Railroads! Announced

By Maarten Goldstein, Mar 16, 2006 1:00pm PST

And one more 2K Games press release as the company also announced Sid Meier's Railroads!, a new installment in the Railroad Tycoon series. In the...


"From what I understand Sid is always involved in development; especially the early prototyping ..."

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Firaxis and PopTop Strategically Combined

By Chris Remo, Mar 08, 2006 4:45pm PST

In Take-Two's analyst conference call yesterday, the company noted that it will be executing various cost-saving strategies over the next fiscal...


"I misread as PopCap and was really confused why they were mixing a puzzle/mini game developer ..."

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