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CIVILIZATION GAME SERIES

CIVILIZATION GAME SERIES FROM EARLIEST TO PAST

CIVILIZATION GAME SERIES

Civilization game series came into the game world in 1991. So it is a PC video game on turn-based strategy. Furthermore the main objectives of the civilization game series are:

  • explore
  • expand
  • exploit
  • exterminate

Since now the series has four additional main titles and ten expansion packs release. In addition to all of the above the game has updated up till now in mechanics, graphics, technology, civilizations, wonders and victory conditions. The picture below is from Venture Beat.

CIVILIZATION GAME SERIES

Furthermore civilization game series has set a benchmark in the gaming world for all the other games. Here is the list of civilization series release till now and moreover it includes main titles which are:

Civilization VI

Release Date: 21, October, 2016

Genre: Strategy

Theme: Historical

Game Modes: Single, Multiplayer

The announcement of Civilization VI came in 11 May, 2016. Furthermore it said some changes in city management through announcements and press releases. Civilization VI series are broken into tiles where building are placed. It includes different types of tile for the support of building like campus tiles and industrial tiles. The picture below is from Civilization. 

Civilization: Beyond Earth

Release Date: 24, October, 2014

Genre: Strategy

Theme: Sci-Fi

Game Modes: Single, Multiplayer

Beyond Earth is the Sci-Fi version of Civilization game series. It allows the player who has left Earth behind to set up a new Civilization on distant planet. Furthermore it has same features like Civilization V like hexagon grid map. Moreover it also has new features like non-linear tech tree. Non-Linear tech tree allows the player to pick and choose paths. Its expansion is Civilization: Beyond Earth- Rising Tide. The picture below is from You Tube. 

 

Civilization V

Release Date: 21, September, 2010

Genre: Turn Base Strategy

Theme: Historical

Game Modes: Single, Multiplayer

Civilization V was a release in 2010. Furthermore it also has some changes in game play mechanics. Probably notable change in it was from square grid to hexagonal grid. Consequently this change allows the cities to become larger and units are no longer stack-able. It also includes 19 civilizations to choose from and more victory conditions. Furthermore its expansions are Brave New World, Gods & Kings.

The picture above is from You Tube. 

Civilization IV

Release Date: 25, October, 2005

Genre: Turn Base Strategy

Theme: Historical

Game Modes: Single, Multiplayer

Civilization IV is much like the civilization series before except the V. It has its release in 2005. Furthermore its same as others in maps are in square grid and units are stackable. So Civilization IV is the one of its kind in offering software development kit. Consequently this kit allows great user modifications and data in XML. Furthermore it gained positive reviews and won many awards. It has two expansions i.e Colonization and Beyond The Sword. Moreover it also has a spin-off game War Lords.

CIVILIZATION GAME SERIES

So the picture above is from You Tube.

Civilization III

Release Date: 30, October, 2001

Genre: Turn Base Strategy

Theme: Historical

Game Modes: Single Player

So as the name tell you, it is the third release in series. It has an upgrade in mechanics and graphics from the other two civilizations. Moreover it is also the last civilization game with one player. Furthermore it includes 16 civilization and two expansion packs which are Conquests and Play The World. The picture below is from Daily Motion. 

CIVILIZATION GAME SERIES

Civilization II

Release Date: 29, February, 1996

Genre: Turn Base Strategy

Theme: Historical

Game Modes: Single Player

So civilization II was a release in 1996 for PC. Furthermore it also has updates of graphics more than the first Civilization. The update of graphics was from 2D to isometric which made it look 3D. Moreover it also has different victory conditions like where the last civilization standing and first to reach Alpha Centauri. Furthermore this was the first series to have expansions which are Test of Times, Fantastic Worlds and Conflicts in Civilization.

CIVILIZATION GAME SERIES

So the image above is from Sonatano1.

Civilization

Release Date: 1991

Genre: Turn Base Strategy

Theme: Historical

Game Modes: Single Player

So the first one of the civilization series made its release in 1991. Furthermore this game take all the credits of revolutionizing strategy gaming. It was originally designed for DOS but due to it becoming a hit it was made for other platforms also. These platforms include Mac, Amiga, Play station etc. Furthermore this game is a must have for serious collectors and strategy gamer.

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The picture above is from You Tube.

Conclusion

So this was all about Civilization Game Series. I hope this article may generate your interest in Civilization series if you are a strategy gamer.

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