'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'.
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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.
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'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.
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Dystopian Strategy Game 'Alpha Centauri' is a Little Too 2017
The classic strategy title has never felt more relevant.
'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.
2016 Was the Best Year for Strategy Games Ever
You can’t ignore this genre anymore.
'Civilization VI' Found Religion, So I Responded With Genocide
The 'Civilization' series finally finds god, and with it, the end of my sword.
'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.
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'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.
‘XCOM 2’ Is Destined to Be a Strategy Gaming Classic
Firaxis Games' sequel to 2012's "Enemy Unknown" is brilliant and unforgiving.
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‘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.