Sid Meier's Civilization® V
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"Civilization V is one of the best turn-based strategy games I’ve ever had the pleasure of playing." -IGN.com
"Civ V isn’t simply a rehash of what came before with better graphics: it’s a whole new world with a whole new set of rich, intricate rules to master."- PCGamer.com
Just updated with FREE extra content - Skirmish, Ring and Ancient Lake maps have been game alongside the free Civilization and Scenario Pack: Mongols (Genghis Khan). The new maps will arrive automatically through a Steam update.
Ride with Genghis Khan and his Mongol horsemen to establish the largest continuous land empire ever seen. Lead your civilization from humble beginnings on the steppes of Asia until all under heaven trembles at the might of your nation.
About the game:
The Flagship Turn-Based Strategy Game Returns.
Become Ruler of the World by establishing and leading a civilization from the dawn of man into the space age: Wage war, conduct diplomacy, discover new technologies, go head-to-head with some of history’s greatest leaders and build the most powerful empire the world has ever known.
INVITING PRESENTATION: Jump right in and play at your own pace with an intuitive interface that eases new players into the game. Civ veterans will appreciate the depth, detail and control that are highlights of the series.
BELIEVABLE WORLD: Ultra realistic graphics showcase lush landscapes for you to explore, battle over and claim as your own. Art deco influences abound in the menus and icons in the most well-designed Civ ever developed.
COMMUNITY & MULTIPLAYER: Compete with Civ players all over the world or locally in LAN matches, mod* the game in unprecedented ways, and install mods directly from an in-game community hub without ever leaving the game. Civilization V brings community to the forefront.
WIDE SYSTEM COMPATIBILITY: Civilization V operates on many different systems, from high end DX11 desktops to many laptops. Enjoy unlimited installations on multiple PCs with your Steam account and take your Civ V experience with you everywhere you go.
ALL NEW FEATURES: A new hex-based gameplay grid opens up exciting new combat and build strategies. City States become a new resource in your diplomatic battleground. An improved diplomacy system allows you to negotiate with fully interactive leaders. Custom music scores and orchestral recordings give Civ V the level of polish and quality you expect from the series.
SOCIALLY RESPONSIBLE: 2K Games is donating a total of $250,000 to four education based charities, and users' choices will determine how the money is dispersed: simply select your choice from the pre-selected charities during the install process. †
*Modding SDK available post launch as a free download.
† Charity selection available until Dec. 31, 2010. Not valid in all territories.
"Indisputably the best-looking turn-based strategy game ever made.” -- 93 out of 100, PC Gamer, Editor's Choice
“My number one most anticipated game. I will probably play Civ V for years.” -- IGN, Best Strategy Game E3 2010
“Games like this remind us why it is still good to be a PC gamer.” -- Game Informer E3 2010: Best of PC, Best Strategy Game
“We won’t be reachable for at least a week after this game comes out. Sorry about that.” -- Entertainment Weekly.com
“A continued commitment to the elements that make strategy gaming great.” -- Gamespy E3 2010: PC Game of Show, Strategy Game of Show
Just One More Turn....Razzek | June 16, 2013 | See all Razzek's reviews »
I have found myself saying this so many times while playing this game. So much so that i glanced at the clock and suddenly it is 6 am. I have to say this is one of the most addictive games i have ever played. Also there is nothing more fun then ending up in a 10 hour game with your friends and only just entering the Medieval Era haha. Simply put well done Sid. Well done.
A Great Gamepsbj129 | June 16, 2013 | See all psbj129's reviews »
A great strategy game, with a very easy to use interface and multiple ways to win. The variety of civilizations offer different advantages. The AI could be stronger as it makes some silly mistakes. Though turn based strategy may not be for everyone you should try it out as it is a great game.
A civilisation gamealbero78 | June 14, 2013 | See all albero78's reviews »
I bought this game not being a civilization fan. I bought this game because ages ago I had fun with the first chapter of civilization and especially colonization and also master of magic. I found civilization V on sale and I bought because I was looking forward a game that would have given me the feelings of the old times with some innovations and much better graphics. To a certain extent I found this in Civ V: even if you are no expert in these games you can have fun especially in the beginning of the game when you have few cities and few units. The game is not very innovative and that surprises after such a long time. It is pretty clear that the developers tried to simplify the gameplay to get more players playing the game and that is not automatically a con. The graphics are simple and nice. The sound is OK. I give this game a 69/100.
Love the gamecitation10pilot | June 13, 2013 | See all citation10pilot's reviews »
been long time player of this game and been through the many different versions. Took a little bit adjustment but overall great game play, got it on sale as well so made for an even sweeter deal
One More TurnPr1mus | June 12, 2013 | See all Pr1mus's reviews »
Easily one of the most addictive franchise of all time, Civilization is more accessible than ever. Civilization V is streamlined in all the right way to make it simpler and more convenient without taking away the complexity where it really matters. This game is a thing of beauty.
The only real and significant shortcoming is an AI that is utterly incapable of actually playing the game. But in a way this is a problem that has always plagued the series and is nothing that increasing the difficulty level can't fix, even if it does so by resorting to bonuses and handicaps.
Civilization V is easily the most approachable entry in the franchise, the most appealing visually and is infinitely moddable using the Steam Workshop.