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Having already sold over 1 million copies of Civilization IV, Sid Meier and his team at Firaxis will continue to feed your strategy cravings when they ship the Warlords expansion pack this summer. The greatest military leaders in history will be honored in six new scenarios, and you can use them to...

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GameSpy spoke with industry luminary Sid Meier and Civilization IV co-designer Soren Johnson at DICE last month. The Firaxis dynamic duo weighed in on everything from the state of PC gaming to World of Warcraft to escalating game budgets. Here are some quick takes: Meier: "I think there are a lot...

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It was a very good holiday season for Amazon.com. The ever-popular online store has reported approximately 108 million items have been ordered since November 1st - their best holiday season yet. In their press release, Amazon.com notes that "video games were popular this year," citing their top sell...

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The two went head to head in a metareview showdown: Civilization IV versus Age of Empires III. AoE III won in sales, but got edged out in overall rankings, but then it was revealed that Civilization IV was playing injured. Reports of buggy software flooded the nets, and then it was AoE III's game t...

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Civilization IV has been winning accolades from game critics, but customer experience with the title has not been quite as positive, with widespread reports of buggy software behavior piling up at Amazon.com and at other sites that accept user feedback (MetaCritic, too). We're talking roach infesta...

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Whilst Age of Empires III and Civilization IV are classed in the same genre as strategy games, they have very different styles. AoE is real time and has a permanent "down with the troops" view and feel. Civilization IV, on the other hand, is turn based and features a lot of micromanagement. Rather ...

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For the week ending November 13th, here's the best sellers list for PC games in the U.S. 1. Age Of Empires III 2. Civilization IV 3. Call Of Duty 2 4. Star Wars Battlefront II 5. World Of Warcraft 6. The Sims 2 7. City Of Villains 8. The Sims 2 Nightlife Expansion Pack 9. Battlefield 2 ...

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Firaxis went ahead and released a demo of the fourth game in the Civilization series. The 314MB demo features a tutorial and 100 turns of a demo level. It's a good way to check out how the game will run on your machine but - let's face it - if you're a Civilization fan you'll already have the full ...

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The house that Sid Meier has built, and made successful, is now officially a part of Take Two Interactive. The notorious publisher has been publishing Firaxis-developed titles for a long time now, including Pirates! and the Civilization series via its subsidiary 2K Games, so do not expect anything t...

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If you were a fan of Civilization IV, you were already giddy by yesterday's announcement that Sid Meier's precious baby would be arriving on store shelves a month early. Now you have even more reason to be excited: if you pre-order the game, you will receive the aptly titled Civilization IV Pre-Orde...

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Who needs trick-or-treating when you can conquer the world? Take-Two, in reporting losses of $28.8 million this quarter, has announced a couple of changes to the shipping dates of its upcoming games. Civilization IV, Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories, and The Warriors will all ship before the ...

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Here's another screenshot of Civilization IV, and some more dope about the game that Firaxis games promises will be even more addicting than the original. faster pace: remember how the early years of a Civilization map tend to blow by, but the years approaching 2050 can take what seems like ...

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IGN has posted an interview with Civilization IV's producer Barry Caudill, who provides more detail on the what's changed since the last Civilization title 3D engine still covers the 4000 BC to 2050 AD timeframe revamped movement and combat mechanics animated, dynamic l...

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Sid Meier, the ultimate in Game Gods, the peak of game design gurus, the upper crust of digital cake, etc. sits down with Eurogamer to give his two Euros on Pirates! The newly released game is getting the kudos it deserves. Anytime you follow up on one of the most beloved titles of all time, you ha...

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In the "Hmm..." department, Infogrames has sold it's rights to the Civilization franchise. The video game behemoth seems to have a few financial problems at the moment and sold off the rights. See? This is what happens when you anger the ghost of Atari. The news is early in the article. The rest ...

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It's the gift that keeps on giving. The next Civilization game is now official. The new screenies already prove that it will be a generational leap in the eye candy department. Spong says the game may be developed for consoles, as well as the PC. This is a good idea for a number of reasons. One, bi...

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