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Boldly go 50 Minutes into Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth


12:30 PM on 08.26.2014



Firaxis has just released over fifty minutes of beginning-game footage of its science fiction-themed entry into the Civilization series, Beyond Earth. And, as an added bonus for the Red Team, Firaxis would like you to know that the build being previewed is running on AMD's new Mantle technology.

In the video, lead designers Pete Murray and David McDonough walk us through the very first steps in building your civilization. From picking a sponsor to selecting the composition of your colony, each choice will give your Civ perks that will either last throughout the game or can give you a one-shot advantage from the start.

So far, this is looking pretty amazing. While I enjoyed tinkering around with Civ 5, I think the science-fiction angle may be what ends up truly drawing me into the franchise once and for all. Civilization: Beyond Earth is currently slated for release on October 24.





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9:30 AM on 10.01.2014
Civilization: Beyond Earth trailer outlines the new features

Last week I detailed a lot of the new experiences that Civilization V veterans will find in Civilization: Beyond Earth. I loved what I played of it and you can read about that if you want, but those who are more visual ...more



7:00 AM on 09.26.2014
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7:00 AM on 08.28.2014
I took a field trip to play Civilization: Beyond Earth's first 100 turns

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Sid Meierís Civilization: Beyond Earth will launch in October

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Preview: Sid Meierís Civilization: Beyond Earth

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4:00 PM on 04.20.2014
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2:45 PM on 04.18.2014
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12:00 PM on 04.12.2014
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