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Civilization IV Reviewed
7:58 AM | Cord Kruse | Comment on this story

Gaming Excellence recently posted a positive review of the PC version of Civilization IV, Firaxis' latest episode in the well known turn based strategy series. Civ IV offers a new 3D graphics engine, the inclusion of religion, and a variety of other goodies for fans to enjoy. Gaming Excellence gave Civ IV a 9.4 out of 10.

From the review:

The graphics in Civilization IV have undergone a complete upgrade and represent a great improvement over the visuals in Civilization III. The ability to zoom the map in and out to extreme distances is a nice feature, and lets the user choose how he or she wishes to view the game. The detail on each individual unit model is vastly improved and makes for a more visually appealing experience. Also, units are now displayed as groups, typically in threes, which is a neat addition. The game’s introductory and ending video are also very nicely done and make it that much more attractive. Another really neat feature is the addition of short in-game videos that play when your civilization completes the construction of a wonder.
The Mac version of Civ IV recently reached Alpha status and should be available from Aspyr Media in June.

To read the rest of the review click on the link below.

Gaming Excellence: Civilization IV Review
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