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Sid Meier's Civilization V

Platform(s): PC
Genre: Strategy
Publisher: 2K Games
Developer: Firaxis Games
Release Date: Sept. 21, 2010 (US), Sept. 24, 2010 (EU)

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by Rainier on Sept. 22, 2010 @ 4:56 p.m. PDT

Civilization V reinvigorates the classic turn-based strategy genre with a new engine built from the ground-up. Players are introduced to a new combat system, deeper diplomatic interactions and a cavalcade of expanded features that deliver a fully immersive experience providing hours of entertainment as players build and defend their empire on their quest to become the greatest ruler the world has ever known.

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Civilization V takes this definitive strategy game series in new directions with the introduction of hexagon tiles allowing for deeper strategy, more realistic gameplay and stunning organic landscapes for players to explore as they expand their empire. The brand new engine orchestrates a spectacular visual experience that brings players closer to the Civ experience than ever, featuring fully animated leaders interacting with players from a screen-filling diplomatic scene and speaking in their native language for the first time. Wars between empires feel massive as armies dominate the landscape, and combat is more exciting and intense than ever before. The addition of ranged bombardment allows players to fire weapons from behind the front lines, challenging players to develop clever new strategies to guarantee victory on the battlefield. In addition to the new gameplay features debuting in Civilization V, an extensive suite of community, modding and multiplayer elements will also make an appearance.

Key Features:

  • Believable World: More than just a strategy game -- the expanded visuals and immersive audio invite would-be kings to take up the reigns of power and forge a mighty empire.  Civilization V offers a limitless variety of vast, realistic and diverse landscapes for players to explore, battle over and claim as their own.
  • Inviting Presentation: An intuitive interface eases both new players and Civ veterans into the game. Guided by a set of trusted advisers who will explain game functionality and provide counsel for significant decisions, even first-time players will be confident in the choices they make.
  • Huge Battles: Combat is more exciting and engaging than ever before. Wars between empires feel massive with armies spreading across the landscape. The addition of ranged bombardment allows players to fire weapons from behind the front lines, challenging players to develop clever new strategies to guarantee victory on the battlefield.
  • Live History:  Write your own epic story each time you play! Choose one of eighteen historical civilizations to lead from the stone-age to the space age on your quest to build the world’s most powerful empire.
  • Improved Diplomacy: Negotiate with some of history’s most cunning rulers, each with a well-crafted plan for victory. Successful diplomacy will depend on players carefully managing relationships with other leaders, trading items and land, plying them with gold, and deciding if they are friend or foe. City States will present a new diplomatic battleground on which the major powers of the world will vie for supremacy.
  • In-Game Community Hub: Compete with Civ players from all over the globe via the Internet and Play by Email, or compete locally in Hotseat and LAN matches, offering endless ways to rule the world. The game itself now serves as the hub of community activity, featuring the ability to share scenarios, compare scores, brag about achievements and visit one of the thriving Civ fansites without leaving the game. It’s now easier than ever for players to become involved in the global Civ Community.
  • Modability: With unprecedented modding tools, players will have unlimited options for modifying Civilization V any way they like.

System Requirements

  • Minimum System Requirements
    • Operating System: Windows XP SP3/ Windows Vista SP2/ Windows 7
    • Processor: Dual Core CPU
    • Memory: 2GB RAM
    • Hard Disk Space: 8 GB Free
    • DVD-ROM Drive: Required for disc-based installation
    • Video: 256 MB ATI HD2600 XT or better, 256 MB nVidia 7900 GS or better, or Core i3 or better integrated graphics
    • Sound: DirectX 9.0c-compatible sound card
    • DirectX: DirectX version 9.0c
  • Recommended System Requirements
    • Operating System: Windows Vista SP2/ Windows 7
    • Processor: 1.8 GHz Quad Core CPU
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Hard Disk Space: 8 GB Free
    • DVD-ROM Drive: Required for disc-based installation
    • Video: 512 MB ATI 4800 series or better, 512 MB nVidia 9800 series or better
    • Sound: DirectX 9.0c-compatible sound card
    • DirectX: DirectX version 11

Other Requirements: Initial installation requires one-time Internet connection for Steam authentication; software installations required (included with the game) include Steam Client, Microsoft Visual C++2008 Runtime Libraries and Microsoft DirectX.


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