New Sid Meier’s Civilization VI: Gathering Storm Trailers Breaks Down New Features

2K and Firaxis Games released a brand new trailer for Sid Meier’s Civilization VI: Gathering Storm. The new expansion’s main new mechanic is the ecological change. Every land type can change due to ecological disaster. Those who can withstand the initial pain may find an enriched land left in the wake of the disaster. The best leaders will be able to protect vital areas with investment...

Sir Wilfred Laurier to Lead Canada as Prime Minister in Civilization VI: Gathering Storm

2K and Firaxis Games are still slowly announcing the leaders for the upcoming expansion Sid Meier’s Civilization VI: Gathering Storm. Sir Wilfred Laurier will be the Prime Minister of Canada. Canada will have the ever reliable Mountie as its unique unit and the Ice Hockey Rink as the unique building. As a nod to Canada’s reputation as a peace keeper, Laurier’s Four Faces of Peace...

Sid Meier’s Civilization VI: Rise and Fall Review

Sid Meier’s Civilization VI: Rise and Fall Developer: Firaxis Games Publisher: 2K Platform: iPad, Linux, Mac, Windows Release Date: 7 February 2018 (Windows) – 2018 (Mac, Linux, iPad) Price: $29.99 USD – Available Here Video Review Overview Sid Meier’s Civilization VI: Rise and Fall is the first major expansion to the 2016 4X strategy game. Rise and Fall introduces the new age system t...

Sid Meier’s Civilization VI: Rise and Fall Out Now on Windows

2K and Firaxis Games launched Sid Meier’s Civilization VI: Rise and Fall today. This is the first major expansion for Sid Meier’s Civilization VI, which was released back in 2016. The expansion’s two main themes are loyalty and the rise and fall of civilizations. Loyalty plays out with the new leadership system. Each city has a loyalty meter that changes based on player actions. Cities who a...

Sid Meier’s Civilization VI: Rise and Fall Expansion Pack Announced for Feb. 8

Firaxis Games and 2K announced Sid Meier’s Civilization VI: Rise and Fall will be the first expansion pack for Civilization VI. As the title implies, the expansion pack’s new features will emphasize the ebb and flow of power in great civilizations. Each civilization will now experience Dark Ages and Golden Ages, each with their own overall effects. While surviving a Dark Age is a major...

Sid Meier’s Civilization VI Review

Sid Meier’s Civilization VI Developer: Firaxis Games Publisher: 2K Platform: Mac, Windows (Reviewed) Release Date: 20 October 2016 Price: $59.99 USD – Available Here Video Review Overview After a quick jaunt through space, Firaxis Games is returning to Sid Meier’s Civilization’s roots on Earth. Sid Meier’s Civilization VI represents a modernization of Sid Meier’s classic series with new and ...

Civilization VI Launch Trailer Released, Unlock Times Outlined

2K and Firaxis Games released the launch trailer for the hotly anticipated 4x strategy game Civilization VI today. The trailer is set to “Sogno di Volare” by Christopher Tin, who won the first Grammy award for a video game with the Civilization IV theme “Baba Yetu.” Civilization VI is set to launch on Friday, October 21st. Pre-loading has begun on Steam, where the game is p...

Civilization VI Interview with Sarah Darney

The Civilization series is a long lived and much loved strategy game series with its newest installment, Civilization VI, being developed by Firaxis Games and published by 2K. At a recent preview event at the 2K offices in Sydney, Tom Alderton and I were able to sit down and have a chat with associate producer on the game: Sarah Darney. Mateja: A bunch of new features have been revealed for this n...

Sid Meier’s Civilization VI Hands-on Preview

Last month my colleague and I were invited to 2K Games’ offices in Sydney for a hands-on preview of their upcoming 4X strategy title, Civilization VI. They say time is a flat circle (hexagon in this case) – what has come before will come back again, and this is certainly the case with Civilization VI. Building off of the success of Civilization V, and learning from the mistakes of Beyond Earth, Ci...

Civilization VI Title Track to be Composed by Christopher Tin

After snagging the first ever Grammy Award for a song composed for a video game, Christopher Tin will be returning to the Civilization series with the new track “Sogno di Volare.” In English, the song title translates to “The Dream of Flight” and will serve as the title track for Sid Meier’s Civilization VI. “I wanted to write a piece that captured the essence of expl...

XCOM 2 Heads to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on September 6th

2K Games and Firaxis have announced that they are planning on releasing the previous PC exclusive XCOM 2 on the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 on September 6th in North America and September 9th elsewhere. The company stated that those who pre-order this console release will be given the Resistance Warrior Pack,” which includes additional soldier customization options like bonus outfits, headgear, and...

XCOM 2 Review

XCOM 2 Developer: Firaxis Games Publisher: 2K Platforms: PC, Mac, Linux Release Date: 5th of February, 2016 Price: $59.99USD – Available Here Overview Off the bat; I’m going to tell you that XCOM 2 is a bloody great game. From the highs of XCOM: Enemy Unknown, Firaxis continues to reach even higher. I was a fan of the original XCOM series back in the day and I’m not ashamed to say that I’m a...

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