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  • Blog Post: Sid Meier’s Civilization Revolution 2 Coming To iOS Next Month

    A sequel to the popular Civilization Revolution is coming exclusively to mobile devices next month. The game will be available to download on July 2 for iOS devices, with plans to release the game for Android devices soon. Unlike the previous game, which released on consoles and was then ported to mobile... More
  • Blog Post: Civilization V Is Free To Play This Weekend Through Steam, On Sale Until Monday

    2k and Firaxis Games are offering a free-to-play weekend through Steam for Civilization V . The free period is under way now and ends on Sunday, June 9th at 1 PM PT. In celebration of the upcoming second expansion for Civ 5, Brave New World , the studio is also offering 75% off the entire Civ 5 franchise... More
  • Blog Post: Civ V Expansion Found?

    There are signs that the next Civilization V expansion will be called One World. 2K Games forum users found a Steam Apps Database listing for an expansion called One World. The database pulls down all of Steam's updates using the SteamKit2 – although the site itself is not officially endorsed... More
  • Blog Post: XCOM: Enemy Unknown Second Wave DLC Available Right Now For Free

    Firaxis, the developer behind XCOM: Enemy Unknown, announced this morning that its free Second Wave DLC is available right now for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and PC. The DLC adds post-campaign content that allows players to modify the game in a number of different ways. You can check out the full list... More
  • Blog Post: Unlock Powerful Heroes In XCOM: Enemy Unknown

    Need a little more power to survive the alien threats in XCOM: Enemy Unknown? Try playing as video game designers Sid Meier or Ken Levine. PC Gamer describes a Easter Egg, which allows you to unlock several overpowered psionic operatives by changing a soldiers name. Achievements are unlocked when you... More
  • Blog Post: Release Date For Civilization V: Gods & Kings

    2K Games and developer Firaxis have announced that the expansion pack to Civilization V, subtitled Gods & Kings, will hit this summer. The PC title will be available on June 19, and includes new civilizations, leaders, units, technologies, and the return of religion. You also have the chance to found... More
  • Blog Post: Civilization V Expansion Adds Religion, Spies

    Civilization is getting back into religion, thanks to an upcoming expansion pack. Sid Meier's Civilization V: Gods & Kings adds the ultimate motivator back into the game, as well as espionage and a host of new content. Adam didn't think that cutting religion out affected the game's bottom... More
  • Blog Post: February Cover Revealed: XCOM: Enemy Unknown

    This is the announcement you've been waiting for: One of the most beloved strategy titles of all time re-imagined by one of the best strategy studios in the world. Firaxis Games' XCOM: Enemy Unknown introduces a wider console audience to what made the storied franchise great in the first place... More
  • Blog Post: Civilization V Gets Game Of The Year Edition

    2K Games and developer Firaxis have announced that the lauded Civiliation V is getting a Game of the Year Edition that encompasses previously released digital content as well as some new goodies. The Game of The Year Edition Includes: Sid Meier’s Civilization V Civilization and Scenario Pack: The... More
  • Blog Post: New DLC Invades Civilization V

    On August 11, publisher 2K Games and developer Firaxis Games will unveil the Civilization and Scenario Pack: Korea as well as Wonders of the Ancient World Scenario Pack for the game. These DLC packs can be bought for $4.99 each, or together for the reduced price of $7.49. The DLC will be available on... More
  • Blog Post: Civilization Comes To Facebook

    2K Games and developer Firaxis have announced that Sid Meier's Civilization World is now available on Facebook. Like other Facebook games, you'll have to rely on your friends to build up your civilization, complete with all the military, political, and diplomatic machinations and strategy that... More
  • Blog Post: Sid Meier Hopes To Have Civ On Facebook This Summer

    The legendary developer's next project, Civilization World, will put 200 people in each game as they vie for cultural, military, technological, and economic dominance. We've known that Meier is working on a Civilization game for Facebook for some time now, but the icon revealed new details recently... More
  • Blog Post: Massive Civ V Patch & New Civs Now Available

    The free new patch for Civilization V is absolutely huge, and covers a wide range of aspects in the game. Hell, I wish I had it for my non-Civilization V games just because it's big. Going live along with the patch is Double Civilization and Scenario Pack ($7.49), which lets you control Isabella... More
  • Blog Post: Firaxis Falls Victim To Layoffs

    2K Games confirmed to Kotaku today that they have laid off 20 people from Civilization V developer Firaxis Games. Layoffs have hit the quality assurance, user interface, animator, programmer, and designer departments. Firaxis' official website lists their staff total at 130 individuals. “I... More
  • Blog Post: Civilization V Hitting Shelves This September

    Tactical gamers, you can stop hounding store clerks for information. 2K Games has revealed the release date for Sid Meier's Civilization 5. It's coming out--drum roll, please--September 21. The latest installment of the classic PC series adds a new community hub that can be accessed within the... More
  • Blog Post: 2K Announces “Extreme Diplomacy” For Civilization V

    2K games announced today a revolutionary new addition to the Civilization franchise – Extreme Diplomacy. If regular diplomacy fails, or you just can’t seem to overwhelm opposing forces by traditional means, Extreme Diplomacy allows the player to pit one world leader against another –... More
  • Blog Post: Sid Meier: Gamers Aren't Logical

    This year's GDC keynote was delivered by none other than the king of strategy himself, Sid Meier. Titled "The Psychology of Game Design," the Civilization creator proposed to the large crowd of developers that "Everything you know is wrong." The focus of his talks really centered... More
  • Blog Post: Facebook Gets Civilized

    A while back I wrote a blog post about the current state of gaming on Facebook. The post highlights some of the few good games that stand in stark contrast to the myriad attention-whoring, micro transaction-fueled non-games that are thriving on the social networking giant. Next year, there will be a... More
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