Sid Meier's Civilization IV is the ultimate strategy game, offering players the chance to lead their chosen nation from the dawn of man through the space age and become the greatest ruler the world has ever known.Read full description
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"While the game hasn't lost any depth or detail, every aspect of the design has been streamlined to make it easier for new players to jump in and less monotonous for veterans. Die-hard fans will definitely find that the game offers up so much more variety this time around." - IGN.com
"Fundamentally, this is a much-improved version of the same Civ games we've all been playing and desperately trying to put down for years. And that's far from a bad thing. In fact, it's an awesome thing." - Gamespot.com
Sid Meier's Civilization IV is the ultimate strategy game, offering players the chance to lead their chosen nation from the dawn of man through the space age and become the greatest ruler the world has ever known. Civilization IV: The Complete Edition includes the original strategy classic, plus all two expansion packs and the standalone game Colonization in one box, for an incredible value.
THE COMPLETE CIVILIZATION® IV GAME EXPERIENCE
Play at your own pace:
Turn-based gameplay means you can take your time and think about your next strategic move.
Original music compositions, plus narration by Leonard Nimoy.
Sid Meier's Civilization IV
The Strategy Classic:
Includes the multiple game of the year award winner that started the series. Rule throughout time and create your legacy in this landmark game.
3D Living World:
Detailed environments where animals roam and smoke billows from small huts, set in a vibrant and colorful world.
Great People, Holy Cities, missionaries, variable game scales, new land, sea and air units, and loads of new civics.
Warlords Expansion Pack
New Leaders & Civilizations:
More of history's greatest military leaders including Shaka, Wang Kon and Augustus Caesar, plus six all-new civilizations.
Great new person unit - the Warlord! Change the course of history through military might
Eight new scenarios including Alexander's Conquests, the Rise of Rome, Genghis Khan and more!
Beyond The Sword Expansion Pack
The Biggest Civ Expansion Ever:
A massive increase of 10 civilizations, 64 buildings, 11 scenarios, 5 wonders, 6 technologies, corporations, brand new espionage system and expanded trade routes.
Scenarios: Expect The Unexpected:
11 additional scenarios include settling new worlds in Final Frontier, battling zombies in Afterworld, conquering medieval Western Europe in Charlemagne and more.
Found your own corporation and spreads its influence as another tool to gain control over the world.
Sid Meier's Civilization IV: Colonization
Classic Game Design:
The strategy classic Colonization is rebuilt with beautifully improved visuals, while retaining the famous addictive gameplay and endless fun that are synonymous with Sid Meier games.
Establish A New Nation:
Play as the English, Spanish, French or Dutch and journey to a brave new world in search of freedom from your oppressive homeland.
Multiplayer Offers Tons Of Replay:
Compete with friends from all over the world via the Internet and Play by Email modes or compete locally via the Hotseat and LAN modes, offering endless ways to conquer the New World.
Civ IV was the first in the series that I played. I was 14 and couldn't exactly get a handle nor could I obtain the patience for the level of depth and calculation here. I've recently gone back after adoring Civ V and it's still great. It's just as deep as Civ V, though not as streamlined. It definitely looks worse, but it is more than half a decade older. Th+is game really provides a never-ending amount of detail and enjoyment. I still love Civ V more, but this one deserves all the praise it got upon release.
Civ 4, man I loved this game. I came from Civ2 onward, playing each release and expansion. Each game would come with multiple late night games against a friend. I would always lose, of course, but I'd make him earn it. But anyway, this is the pinnacle of the Civ games for me. I squeed a little bit the first time I saw inflation as a thing you needed to worry about. I think, anyway, I don't know, it was always just a number that kept going up. I absolutely loved religions, founding as many as I could and spreading them like a virus. Civ4 also improved on some of the ideas from Civ3, the main one I liked was the idea of borders. Anyone who has played Civ2 knows the frustration of trying to wipe a civ off the map, only to discover they've plopped a city smack dab in the middle of your empire. Civ3 gave you borders, but anybody could freely pass through them. Civ4 got it right. Also, culture as another form of warfare was always my favorite. Great Artists culture bombing, forcing a culture flip on an enemy city, or maybe just a centuries long border dispute over a key resource. Basically, I loved this game, still do.
Have you heard of all the fuss that people make about Civilization 4 but have no idea what it is or not sure how it's different from other "Build your empire" games? Well look no further cause Sid Meier's Civilization 4 brings an in depth realistic experience to players that will make you understand the meaning of what a real Civilization is! Civilization 4 is so realistic in both the mechanics of the game and graphics that it will seem like you're actually living in it. But that's only what the base game provides! The complete pack includes 3 DLC's to enhance the gaming experience to anyone who just wants "One-more-turn" in this game. Love the franchise and wish to show your support? Choose Civilization 4 complete and feel the difference!
Civilization IV is part of the Sid Mier's Civilization series and was created in 2005 and was a big hit during its days. This pack includes all of the DLC's that you can possibly get and if you compare this to Civilization V, I would say that the gameplay isn't that big of a difference when you look towards how engrossed you can get into the game. Even though there are slight differences in Civ 4, There is a mystical power behind the game that makes you want to continue playing without knowing whats attracting you.
While Civ V has received lots of adoration after its launch and subsequent dlc's, Civ IV has standed the test of time well. There are lots of mods available that alter the game experience to anyone's taste, and the dlc that comes with this package will give hundreds of hours of gameplay already! And everything well polished! The ultimate strategy game for those who want to conquer the world!
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