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Wednesday, January 26, 2005
Take-Two To Publish Civilization IV
8:52 AM | Eddie Park | Comment on this story

Take-Two Interactive Software has announced its purchase of publication rights to the venerable Civilization series, developed by Firaxis. The agreement includes a long-term publishing agreement that includes multiple titles, and will see its start with the publishing of the anticipated Civilization IV under a label called 2K Games.

As for Civ IV info itself, the PR contains a small quote by Sid Meier, who is himself overseeing the development of this title:

"In Civilization, we've created a world with endless possibilities that has been embraced by game players all over the globe," said Sid Meier, Director of Creative Development at FIRAXIS Games. "With the upcoming addition of Civilization IV, our core fans and newcomers alike will enter a world of unparalleled scope and detail."
Details for Civ IV include a 3D engine, full mod community support, and a completely revamped multiplayer mode.

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