CIV V Announced!

Discussion in 'General Gaming and Hardware Forum' started by Wooz, Feb 18, 2010.

  1. Wooz

    Wooz Vault Sweeper Admin Orderite

    May 18, 2003
    Thassright, it got announced today, with a vague release date of Autumn 2010.

    You can check out the screenshots @Eurogamer
  2. Professor Danger!

    Professor Danger! Where'd That 6th Toe Come From?

    Aug 30, 2009
    I've loved the CIV games. Definitely a childhood staple. However, once I got into the Europa Universalis games, I noticed that the same 'ol Civilization game wasn't going to do it for me anymore.

    Hopefully they do something different or new.
  3. Flop

    Flop Where'd That 6th Toe Come From?

    Aug 10, 2004
    I'd definitely prefer a remake of Alpha Centauri, although considering what they did with Colonization, it might be better to just leave it be.
  4. Sander

    Sander This ghoul has seen it all
    Staff Member Admin Orderite

    Jul 5, 2003
    I'm excited already. Civ IV was a huge improvement over Civ V and I've had a lot of fun with it. I'm not one for the detailed spreadsheet goodiness of Europa Universalis, and I like the balance of spreadsheets Civ gives me just fine.

    It's interesting that they moved to hexagons from the simple square tiles of the previous game. I doubt that that would have a big impact, though.
  5. Wooz

    Wooz Vault Sweeper Admin Orderite

    May 18, 2003
    That'd be awesome indeed.

    Again, Sander plays a game before its release ;]
  6. Puokki

    Puokki Where'd That 6th Toe Come From?

    Jun 4, 2008
    Hey! Why nobody told me before reading this?? Awe-fucking-some! I LOVE Civilizations!
  7. SimpleMinded

    SimpleMinded Vault Fossil

    Jun 17, 2003
    Except EA won't ever let that happen I'm sure :(
  8. CloudlessDruid

    CloudlessDruid Not a Soviet Droid Orderite

    Oct 11, 2008

    there are REALLY few games that maintain my attention for a period bigger than 1 month, and one of these games is Civ IV. I just hope its out when I already had bought my new PC, because this one dont run nothing that was launched after 2008, otherwise I'd be extremely frustrated. (as I am with Bioshock 2, with COD Modern Warfare 2, Prototype, and most of decent games released in 2009 and 2010 till now.)

    And I love Europa Universalis too, but, I have to raise patience to play it since a month before actually play it. Too much details.
  9. Professor Danger!

    Professor Danger! Where'd That 6th Toe Come From?

    Aug 30, 2009
    I'd enjoy the new CIV game a lot even if it just a few of the "details" of a EU game. It by no means needs to be a "grand strategy" game. But if it's just a rehash of the game before it with slightly prettier graphics, I'll be pretty disappointed.
  10. Black

    Black Vault Senior Citizen

    Jun 21, 2007
    How aren't you banned yet, it's a mystery.

    Can't really wait, I saw some streams of SC2, now if only Civ V, Disciples III and New Vegas would come out this year it could be a glorious year for the master race.
  11. rcorporon

    rcorporon So Old I'm Losing Radiation Signs

    Jan 31, 2008
    Cool stuff... Sid Meier doesn't make bad games.
  12. Sander

    Sander This ghoul has seen it all
    Staff Member Admin Orderite

    Jul 5, 2003
    My lack of carefully re-reading my posts will be the end of me someday.

    Well, judging by their previous games that's basically what you're going to get. However, each iteration has had a lot of fundamental changes in AI and some basic game mechanics. Expect the same game you've been getting for 4 iterations, but with better balance and a smarter AI.
  13. Lexx

    Lexx Testament to the ghoul lifespan
    Moderator Modder

    Apr 24, 2005
    This game is using turn based and isometric-like perspective, it can't sell, because its old and outdated. This is such a waste. If they would go with the time, they would make it first person perspective and realtime, because it is much more immersive.

    Uh oh, wait...

    By the way, I've never played any Civ game except the first one and I am playing the first one at least once a year for one or two weeks since... many years. Yay.
  14. Starseeker

    Starseeker Vault Senior Citizen

    Jul 25, 2003
    I would second the opinion on an Alpha Centauri remake. Sigh, after that game, I just don't feel very excited over Civ 3 or Civ 4 anymore.
  15. fireb0rn

    fireb0rn First time out of the vault

    Dec 21, 2007
    Never made it to deity on Civ IV, but it did eat up several months of time. Hopefully this one is good too. Hopefully it's not like Civ Rev.
  16. Wooz

    Wooz Vault Sweeper Admin Orderite

    May 18, 2003
    Fun Fact: Civ IV uses the same 'base' engine as Fallout 3 and Warhammer Online.

    In any case, CIV IV with its expansions is a lot of fun to play.

    NV is definitely coming out this year.
  17. UncannyGarlic

    UncannyGarlic Sonny, I Watched the Vault Bein' Built!

    Feb 6, 2008
    Haven't picked up a Civ games since Civ II gold. I've been considering getting Civ IV but I think I'll wait for Civ V, the change to hexes excites me.

    I'm still waiting for a Master of Magic sequel...
  18. Patton89

    Patton89 Vault Dweller

    Nov 21, 2008
    Civ games are among the few games that cause in me the "one more hour" syndrome. I usually end up playing 6 more hours.
    I for one love both Civ games and Europa Universalis games.
    Hell, i even managed to learn how to play Victoria.
    Paradox strategy games and Civ games are amongst my favourites.
  19. Ausdoerrt

    Ausdoerrt I should set a custom tit

    Oct 28, 2008
    Dis3 IS out. Wouldn't bet much on it, only has boring single-player campaigns.
  20. otsego

    otsego First time out of the vault

    Nov 2, 2009
    Very exciting.

    Hoping this one will bring some new and interesting things to the table...

    ...and ditch the cartoony graphics (what is WITH those these days?! Was it Blizzard's fault?). Wasn't a fan of those. Veryyy much preferred the 2D of Civ 2 and 3.