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Take-Two announces new 2K AAA project


...but doesn't tell us what it is
May 19
2K is working on a new "soon-to-be-announced" AAA title. "Throughout the coming year, we will continue to execute our proven strategy of launching a select array of the highest-quality titles, led by new annual releases of NB... read
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Civilization Beyond Earth

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,... read
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Deals

$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... read
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Deals

Civilization V Complete drops to $10 in series sale


We meet again, Gandhi
Mar 17
Though the game has been out since 2010, Civilization V is still selling strong through the years. If you're a turn-based strategy fan and you somehow, magically, inexplicably don't have it in your library, consider the ... read
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Offworld Trading Company

Civ IV lead designer's Offworld Trading Company hits Early Access


Space Truckers
Feb 12
Mohawk Games, formed by Civilization IV lead designer Soren Johnson, released its first title on Steam Early Access today. Offworld Trading Company is a real-time strategy game that focuses on economic might as opposed to gi... read
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Sid Meier's Starships

Sid Meier's Starships is a 'tactical space combat' continuation of Civilization: Beyond Earth


Releasing early this year for PC, Mac, and iPad
Jan 19
Civilization and XCOM studio Firaxis Games is sticking with space for its next game, Sid Meier's Starships. The studio and publisher 2K describe it as a "new turn-based, adventure-driven interstellar strategy game" (PC, Mac,... read
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Free this weekend

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... read
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Civilization Beyond Earth

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..... read
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Help for going above and beyond
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... read feature

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Stellar
"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 ... read feature

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Civilization deals

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... read
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Civ

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. read
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Civilization Beyond Earth

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... read
Civilization Beyond Earth photo
Civilization Beyond Earth

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 ... read
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Yep, that is Civilization all right
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... read feature

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Civilization Beyond Earth

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... read
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Space is the place
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... read feature

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50 mins of Beyond Earth

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... read
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Firaxicon

Civilization, XCOM dev doing its own fan convention


Firaxicon
Aug 26
Firaxicon sounds like an expensive drug for lumberjacks. Or a bad sci-fi original film. But it's actually a new convention put on by Firaxis, developer of the Civilization games and the recent, real good XCOM reboot... read
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Deals

Play Borderlands 2 for free on Steam this weekend


Shoot and loot like it's 2012
Aug 21
As part of a 2K sale on Steam this weekend, the publisher is giving folks a chance to play Borderlands 2 for free on Steam today through Sunday at 1:00pm Pacific. Borderlands 2 has also been marked down to $4.99 to own, or $9... read
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Civ: Beyond Earth

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-... read
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Civilization Revolution 2

Sid Meier's Civilization Revolution 2 announced as a mobile exclusive


Real emotional roller coaster of a headline, that one
Jun 23
Civilization Revolution was an interesting thing. As it was pared down to function well on consoles, handhelds, and eventually mobile devices, many diehards considered it dumbed down from the roots of the series. Still, it so... read
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I killed a worm and I liked it
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... read feature

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2K Games

2K moving Borderlands, Civilization games to Steamworks


And discontinuing online support for some titles post-GameSpy shutdown
Apr 22
2K has announced plans to migrate some of its online-enabled games away from GameSpy Technology since the service is shutting down on May 31, 2014. Loads of titles will be impacted -- not just 2K's library -- so consider this... read
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Possible crossover with XCOM, inspiration sources, and more
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... read feature

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'We start in a very familiar place based on actual science... and kind of just [go] wild'
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... read feature

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Civilization Beyond Earth

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... read
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Papers, Please

Mod adds Arstotzka from Papers, Please to Civ V


Best check those borders
Feb 14
Mashing two games together in a mod isn't always a recipe for success but this new mod for Civilization V looks like it might hit the mark. Steam user Snakeeater 337 has created a mod that adds Arstotzka, the country from Pap... read
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Deals

Civilization aplenty in the Humble Sid Meier Bundle


$15 for Civ III up through Civ V: Brave New World
Feb 04
The latest Humble Bundle is one to avoid if you've got a bunch of responsibilities to take care of in the immediate future. Featuring the games of veteran designer Sid Meier, this package is broken into three tiers. First up,... read
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Ex-Civ devs start studio

Mohawk Games founded by former Civilization developers


Backed by Stardock
Nov 06
The lead designer of Civilization IV, Soren Johnson, has started up his own studio called Mohawk Games. If one Civilization veteran isn't enough to make you happy, the co-founder of the studio is Dorian Newcomb, the art direc... read






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