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Let's cut to the chase: Past the break, we have two videos embedded showing off Civilization Online's character creator, which you can use the next time anyone starts talking about the challenges of body sliders with stylized art. It doesn't take much to see that the characters here are pretty hea...

November 25th 2014 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Unless you're in Korea, you don't have much of a chance of getting into the Civilization Online beta test, but at least you can enjoy it vicariously! A beta tester posted over two hours of in-game footage of this MMO strategy hybrid. The video covers a wide gamut from the introductory tutorial to...

November 3rd 2014 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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The first round of closed beta testing for Civilization Online has wrapped up in Korea, and the folks at XLGAMES have put together a video showing off this online spin-off from the classic strategy series. The nine-minute video shows the collaborative efforts to build up a town and the equally col...

June 18th 2014 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Looking at Civilization Online with longing might not be a great idea, as there are currently no plans for a release here in North America, but Steparu has been reviewing the beta, and if you'd like to find out what it's about the last part is available now. This final portion covers the game's co...

June 5th 2014 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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Steparu's back with part deux of an ongoing Civilization Online review. There's a lot to digest this time around, including bits about progression, the building and card systems, era changes, and realm-vs.-realm PvP. The review contains a good amount of video content, too, and we've included a sev...

June 1st 2014 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Firaxis is one of my favorite game developers -- they're the group behind the Civ series as well as the recent (and excellent) XCOM: Enemy Unknown reboot. Today, they've surprise-announced a game called Haunted Hollow, which is coming to iOS later on this spring. As you'd imagine from Firaxis,...

March 21st 2013 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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If you don't own Civilization 5 yet, have heard good things about the Gods and Kings expansion, and have a steady Internet connection to play games on, then streaming service OnLive has a deal for you. It's offering the Civ 5 core game PlayPass for free when you buy Gods and Kings, essentially givi...

June 20th 2012 at 4:00am 0 Comments
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Those of you waiting for the first hit of Civ 5 DLC khan get it right now for free. The Civilization and Scenario Pack: Mongols features Genghis Khan and his armies, and is a free gift to players. Also, the Babylonian Civilization (the Civ version of it, not the real thing) is available for $4.99.

October 25th 2010 at 8:40pm 0 Comments
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Let's be honest with ourselves: If you're the kind of person who's pre-ordering Civilization V, you're probably the strategizin' type. You likely called around, made comparisons (maybe even put together a spreadsheet -- we won't judge), and then chose the most strategically fortuituous preorder tha...

September 14th 2010 at 7:15am 0 Comments
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I've been working like crazy for TUAW here at GDC 2010 (and there's a lot more coverage yet to come), but I did take a little time for myself this afternoon and go see the demo that Firaxis is showing off here of this fall's Civilization V. The latest and greatest Civ is quite different from the pa...

March 13th 2010 at 10:00am 0 Comments