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The New New World – Civ 4: Colonization Reviewed

By Alec Meer on September 22nd, 2008.

There's no way of telling it's based on Civ 4, is there?

My write-up of the official remake of one of my all-time favourite strategy games is in the current issue of PC Gamer UK, and now also on the magic internet. While a solid and largely faithful remake, the game wasn’t quite what I was hoping it would be, so I’m expecting outraged folk to shout at me and email a death threat or two because I didn’t score it 98% any day now.

Here’s a quote for the road:

Life is good to old Kingy. He’s fine whether or not he gets my money, and there’s not a damned thing I can do about it. He’s the bully at school you can’t touch because he’s the headmaster’s son, the seedy politician who never quite gets thrown out of office because his wife is friends with the Prime Minister’s wife. He’s unstoppable.

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Civilization: Colonization: Pre-Renderization

By John Walker on September 12th, 2008.

Clipping problems in your released screenshots? Um.

Civilization IV: Colonization (prop. Sid Meier) is due out all sorts of soon, but we’ve yet to see a teaser or trailer. UNTIL NOW! See how I surprised you? Of course, showing me an RTS or TBS is the equivalent of showing a 12th century peasant an iPhone. I react with fear, suspicion, and ultimately setting things on fire. Fortunately, three other people in the RPS Orbital Station know all about the things, meaning I’m usually safe from them. But suddenly I find myself alone, frightened, and hiding in a corner from the conquesty complications of a Sid Meier game.

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