Civilization V

a.k.a. Sid Meier's Civilization V / Civilization 5 / civ5

published by 2K Games in 2010-09-21, developed by Firaxis Games, running on Windows
type: strategy, turn-based
genre: Historical, 4X
series: Sid Meier's Civilization
perspective: bird's-eye
player options: single player, hotseat, LAN, Internet, E-mail
languages: eng

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Official description

In Civilization® V, players strive to become Ruler of the World by establishing and leading a civilization from the dawn of man into the space age, waging war, conducting diplomacy, discovering new technologies, going head-to-head with some of history’s greatest leaders and building the most powerful empire the world has ever known.

Belieavable world
More than just a strategy game - the expanded visuals and immersive audio invite would - be kings to take up the reigns of power and forge a mighty empire. Civilization V offers a limitless variety of vast, realistic and diverse landscapes for players to explore, battle over and claim as their own.

Inviting presentation
An intuitive interface eases both new players and Civ veterans into the game. Guided by a set of trusted advisors who will explain game functionality and provide counsel for significant decisions, even first-time players will be confident in the choices they make.

Huge battles
Combat is more exciting and engaging than ever before. Wars between empires feel massive with armies spreading across the landscape.The addition of ranged bombardment allows players to fire weapons from behind the front lines, challenging players to develop clever new strategies to guarantee victory on the battlefield.

Live history
Write your own epic story each time you play! Choose one of eighteen historical civilizations to lead from the stone-age to the space age on your quest to build the world’s most powerful empire.

Improved diplomacy
Negotiate with some of history’s most cunning rulers, each with a well-crafted plan for victory. Successful diplomacy will depend on players carefully managing relationships with other leaders, trading items, plying them with gold, and deciding if they are friend or foe. City States will present a new diplomatic battleground on which the major powers of the world will vie for supremacy.

In-game community hub
Compete with Civ players from all over the globe via the Internet, offering endless ways to rule the world.

With unprecedented modding tools, players will have a nearly unlimited options for modifying Civilization V any way they like.
# 2013-06-12 07:51:15 - official description

Technical specs

display: textured polygons

Authors / Staff


Sid Meier (designer)

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