Firaxis

Civilization

'Rise and Fall' Takes a Cautious Step Toward a More Nuanced 'Civilization'

An interesting expansion proves too wary of it's own changes to the status quo of 'Civilization VI'.
Rob Zacny
2.15.18
The Pantheon of Games

The Best Games of 2017: Day 1

This year saw players commanding troops, exploring labyrinths, flying through the air, going home, and (of course) crying.
Rob Zacny
Dante Douglas
Carli Velocci
Jack de Quidt
Janine Hawkins
12.25.17
open thread

'XCOM 2' Became a Great Game by Embracing Excess

By putting a face on its enemies and allies, 'War of the Chosen' finally makes a once-lackluster campaign feel heroic.
Rob Zacny
11.10.17
Guide To Games

Dystopian Strategy Game 'Alpha Centauri' is a Little Too 2017

The classic strategy title has never felt more relevant.
Rob Zacny
5.31.17
Civilization

'Civilization VI' Shows How Small Things Can Sabotage a Big Game

Like a bad TED Talk, 'Civ VI' repackages big ideas into empty, bite sized chunks.
Rob Zacny
5.29.17
2016

2016 Was the Best Year for Strategy Games Ever

You can’t ignore this genre anymore.
Rowan Kaiser
12.26.16
Gaming

'Civilization VI' Found Religion, So I Responded With Genocide

The 'Civilization' series finally finds god, and with it, the end of my sword.
Matthew Gault
10.22.16
Gaming

'Civilization V' Is Set to Conquer American High School Classrooms Next Year

Called CivilizationEDU, the classroom version will allow teachers to follow their students' progress.
Leif Johnson
6.25.16
Gaming

Here’s the Trailer for ‘Civilization 6’

Emanuel Maiberg
5.11.16
Gaming

'XCOM 2' Creative Director Wants to See Players Go from Mods to Jobs

Modding is the easiest way to impress a game developer, and Jake Solomon wants to make it easy.
Leif Johnson
4.9.16
Gaming

‘XCOM 2’ Is Destined to Be a Strategy Gaming Classic

Firaxis Games' sequel to 2012's "Enemy Unknown" is brilliant and unforgiving.
Sam White
2.11.16
VICE vs Video games

‘Civilization’ Taught Me All About the Darkness at the Heart of Man

The famously addictive game's everlasting conflict presents us with an accurate portrait of who, and what, we are.
Andrew Lowry
7.15.15
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