Sid Meier’s Civilization looks beyond Earth and to the stars [Deals]

The newest Civilization installment and its expansions leaves Earth far, far behind.
The newest Civilization installment and its expansions leaves Earth far, far behind.
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If you grew up around computers, you’ve encountered Sid Meier’s epic Civilization series, the singular strategy game that put players at the helm of humanity’s history. But as time has gone on the series has moved on, and in Civilization: Beyond Earth – The Collection, the gaze of these games is now pointed at our future among the stars. This bundle of Civilization: Beyond Earth, the Exoplanets Map Pack and the Rising Tide Expansion, an interstellar adventure you can embark on today for $29.99.

Crush your enemies like Churchill in Civilization Revolution 2


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The sequel to one of our favorite games is headed to iOS this July 2. Sid Meier’s Civilization Revolution 2 will be a premium title for your iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, so get ready to strategize your way to victory with new leaders Churchill and Kennedy on the go.

This is the first Civ game developed especially for mobile devices with new gameplay and controls that work well on touch screens. You’ll get the same core strategic and tactical joy the series is known for, but with more user-friendly controls and interface. You’ll also get some new historical leaders — like Churchill and Kennedy — who will take their place alongside favorites Ghandi, Lincoln, and Napoleon.

Sid Meier’s Ace Patrol Jumps Forward In Time To The WW2 Pacific




I dig biplanes, but nothing says dogfighting like a British Spitfire up against a Messerschmitt Bf 109, or a Marine Corsair duking it out with a Mitsubishi Zero.

For the next installment of turn-based strategy gem Sid Meier’s Ace Patrol, 2K and Firaxis Games have gone with the latter, and bumped the game ahead several decades from World War I, setting it smack in the middle of the Pacific during World War 2.

‘Sid Meier’s Ace Patrol’ Miniature Dogfight Strategy Game is Here, It’s Free, and It’s Fantastic [Daily Freebie]



If you didn’t catch our post the other day about the newest game from living legend Sid Meier, the creator of Civilization and a heap of other ground-breaking games, here’s the nitty-gritty.

Meier’s newest masterpiece is called Sid Meier’s Ace Patrol; it’s a sort of turn-based tabletop miniatures game of whirling World War I dogfights, digitized for an iPad’s (or iPhone’s screen). It’s also partially free, looks amazing and is bound to be an instant classic.