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Entries Tagged as 'Civilization'

Civ V expansion: Gods & Kings

February 16th, 2012 · No Comments

2K games announced an expansion pack for Civilization V today: Gods & Kings. They expect it to hit the shops late Spring 2012. So in a few months already! The main changes will be:

Tons of New Stuff. I know I just mentioned it, but I want to draw attention to just how many new […]

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EA trademarks Alpha Centauri

August 14th, 2011 · No Comments

As an old fan, I am excited to learn that EA has trademarked Alpha Centauri this month. Eurogamer writes that the trademark is for both computer game software and for online computer games. The trademark was expired in 2009, EA didn’t bother to renew back then. So this hopefully this means a new instalment is […]

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Tags: Civilization · Fanstuff · Other games

CivWorld vs Empires & Allies

June 15th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Those who follow this blog know that I am a long time fan of the Civilization series. The youngest member of the family, the Facebook version, is currently at closed beta stage.
Meanwhile Facebook-game-giant Zynga has come out with Empires & Allies. Drawing on some of the elements of Cityville, they created a game that feels […]

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Tags: Civilization · Other games

CivWorld Gameplay video

May 22nd, 2011 · No Comments

Civilizations’ publisher 2K games launched a video explaining a bit of the upcoming Facebook version CivWorld. Pete Murray of developer Fireaxis shows some gameplay as well.

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Tags: Civilization · Video

CivWorld

May 11th, 2011 · No Comments

As you might know, the great gaming classic Civilization is going facebook. CivWorld is the love child of Civ’s original designer, Sid Meier. IGN played the alpha version for five days and like it a lot. A public open beta is due to start somewhere this summer.

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Facebook Civ Alpha-test signup

January 6th, 2011 · No Comments

Finally some news on the facebook version of Civilization. People can sign up for the closed beta in team of 5 to 50 people.
See all the details in a letter fro Sid about Civilization World. Anyone game for a SpaceOddity team? Or know a cool team to sign-up with? We have till Jan 10th to […]

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First Civ5 DLC coming oct 25th

October 20th, 2010 · No Comments

Joystiq picked up the news that the first DLC packs for Civivlization5 will come very soon, october 25th. One of these packs, containing the Mongols, will be free!
Ghengis Kahn

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New Civ lyrics for Baba Yetu

September 26th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Today Soren Johnson twittered about a Civilization youtube video that might amuse you guys too. Baba Yetu with new lyrics, created by brentalfloss:

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Tags: Civilization · Video

Civ5 Manual Downloadable Now

September 18th, 2010 · No Comments

Next week Civ5 is in the stores and downloadable. 2K, the publisher, has made the a pdf of the Civilopedia available for us to look at now.
Just follow this link to choose to download the pdf in one of five available languages. The English version boasts 233 pages so it may take a while to […]

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Civ5 play sessions

September 9th, 2010 · No Comments

Gamespot has put a high quality demo video of the Civilization V playthrough online for us to watch.
And, even better, 2K will stream a live 2 hour session coming Monday, September 13th, 1 PM PDT, which is 10 pm for Europeans (GMT+1). Just follow this link. Don’t worry is you can’t make it. The […]

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