Throw off the shackles of an oppressive motherland and discover the New World!
Sid Meier's Civilization IV: Colonization is the third offering in the award winning Civilization IV series. A re-imagining of the classic Colonization game Sid Meier created in 1994, Sid Meier's Civilization IV: Colonization is a total conversion of the Civilization IV engine into a game experience in which players will lead a European nation on their quest to colonize and thrive in the New World. Players will be challenged to guide their people from the oppressive motherland, discover a New World, negotiate, trade and fight as they acquire great power and battle for their freedom and independence.
Classic Game Design Rebuilt for the Modern Era – Usher forth a new generation of Sid Meier's Colonization gameplay built on the award-winning Civilization IV engine, providing the beautiful visuals, famously addictive gameplay and endless fun that are synonymous with Sid Meier strategy games.
Fight the Homeland and Establish a New Nation – Play as the English, Spanish, French or the Dutch and journey to a brave new world in search of freedom from your oppressive homeland.
Improved Diplomacy – Sustain peace and support your followers as you engage in advanced negotiations with natives, other colonists and the hostile homeland - Trade resources, gold and land as you build the foundation for a self-sufficient and powerful colony.
Historical Figures Provide Adaptive Gameplay – Acquire founding fathers such as John Smith,Patrick Henry and Samuel Adams who will help guide your nation to freedom based on your gameplay style.
Brand New Interface – Both Civilization IV fans and players new to the series will feel right at home with an interface that Firaxis has built to be accessible and easy to navigate.