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Civilization: Beyond Earth getting an expansion this fall


Settle the oceans in Rising Tide
May 18
 
Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth came out last year, and although I loved it, a lot of the series' hardcore fans picked it apart as being less complex than past entries. Though it doesn't nearly address every complaint,...




$16 Civilization: Beyond Earth in 2K Games sale at GMG


No, it's not Alpha Centauri
Apr 28
 
Sure, it felt more like a skinned, lightweight Civilization V than a full-blown Alpha Centauri spiritual successor... but at $16, Civilization: Beyond Earth is worth a look for die-hard Civ fans. As of writing, it's the lowes...




Play Civilization: Beyond Earth, Saints Row IV for free on Steam


This weekend only
Jan 15
 
Saint's Row IV and Civilization: Beyond Earth are both free to play on Steam this weekend. Both are good to go until Sunday, 1PM PST. Try 'em. If you like 'em, both are on sale over the weekend, too. $5 fo...




Civilization: Beyond Earth update is live, makes all my strategies obsolete


Thanks, Xenobama
Dec 08
 
A pretty substantial update rolled out for Civilization: Beyond Earth earlier today, addressing some of the issues that the more hardcore Civ fans have had with the title. I took a read through the extensive patch notes and.....




Weekend Deals: Civilization: Beyond Earth and BF4 Premium


There goes the weekend
Oct 24
 
Deals brought to you by the crew at Dealzon. FYI: sales from certain retailers go toward supporting Destructoid. Spot something we didn't see? Let us know in the comments. 4X fans know this already (in fact, they're prob...




Very Quick Tips: Civilization: Beyond Earth


Help for going above and beyond
Oct 23
 
Civilization: Beyond Earth is fantastic, but even though it does a lot through tutorial popups, missions, and the Civilopedia to help new players, it can still be daunting. With several new systems in place, even series veter...




Review: Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth


Stellar
Oct 23
 
"Civilization, but set in the future on an alien planet." That is really all Firaxis and 2K needed to say to get people excited for the next entry in the long-running turn-based strategy series. There is a fair amount of new ...




Civilization: Beyond Earth pre-order deal breakdown


All the deals before this Friday's release
Oct 21
 
Deals brought to you by the crew at Dealzon. FYI: sales from certain retailers go toward supporting Destructoid. If you spot more Beyond Earth pre-order deals and pre-load info, let us know in the comments! Mission Contr...




Civilization V is free to play on Steam right now


Also, Civilization: Beyond Earth can be pre-loaded
Oct 20
 
Civilization: Beyond Earth comes out this Friday and in anticipation, Civilization V is now free to play on Steam until October 23.  It's all right here.




The intro cinematic for Civilization: Beyond Earth is actually pretty touching


Showing off the narrative backdrop for leaving Earth
Oct 15
 
I have been working on a review for the upcoming sci-fi strategy game Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth, and one of the things I could not wait to talk about is the introductory cinematic. It seems silly, but for a seri...




Civilization: Beyond Earth trailer outlines the new features


Sci-fi strategy coming later this month
Oct 01
 
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 ...




Civilization: Beyond Earth makes weekends disappear


Yep, that is Civilization all right
Sep 26
 
The Civilization series is famous for playing out in unplanned marathon sessions, where "one more turn" quickly turns into five more turns, which turn into another hour, before the player finally looks away from the screen to...




AI construct 'Master Control' walks through a turn of Civilization: Beyond Earth in this PAX video


Grinding, chitinous beak
Aug 30
 
Steven got to play Civilization: Beyond Earth with the help of an "actual scienceman" not long ago, but the 2K and Firaxis still brought something new to show at PAX Prime this year. Earlier today at the Firaxis Megapan...




I took a field trip to play Civilization: Beyond Earth's first 100 turns


Space is the place
Aug 28
 
Civilization: Beyond Earth isn't just a missed opportunity for transmedia synergy by way of the family Smith's After Earth. It's a game about space. About space colonization, specifically, because the Earth is a goner (w...




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


Begining game choices that will set the stage for your sci-fi civilization
Aug 26
 
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 k...




Sid Meierís Civilization: Beyond Earth will launch in October


There's a pre-order bonus too
Jul 03
 
Civilization: Beyond Earth looks like a pretty cool entry into the Civ franchise, and now we have a set release date -- October 24th, 2014, coming in at $49.99. Currently, PC is the only planned platform. There's also a pre-...




Preview: Sid Meierís Civilization: Beyond Earth


I killed a worm and I liked it
May 20
 
I tried to help settlers colonize a new planet (Earth becomes uninhabitable after we screw it up in a big way) in our first hands-on with a pre-alpha build of the upcoming game Civilization: Beyond Earth early last week. I wa...




Firaxis designers speak on Civilization: Beyond Earth


Possible crossover with XCOM, inspiration sources, and more
Apr 20
 
Last weekend during its panel at PAX East, Firaxis announced the next big project for the Civilization franchise: Civilization: Beyond Earth. After the announcement, Destructoid took some time to talk to some of the designers...




Civilization: Beyond Earth designers inspired by Cosmos


'We start in a very familiar place based on actual science... and kind of just [go] wild'
Apr 18
 
To take a brief aside from videogames: are you watching Cosmos: a Spacetime Odyssey? If not, you should be, especially if you are not particularly scientifically literate. It is filled with a lot of important information abou...




Civilization explores the final frontier with Beyond Earth


Firaxis announces new direction at PAX East
Apr 12
 
We knew Firaxis would be announcing a new game at their panel this morning at PAX East, and now we know what the team has been working on. Civilization: Beyond Earth is taking the series past future tech and into space explo...








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