Find Recipe for New World; Civilization Offers Chance to 'Build Empire' with Strategy
Byline: Joseph Szadkowski, THE WASHINGTON TIMES
History's greatest leaders take center stage as they build an empire to stand the test of time in Sid Meier's Civilization Revolution (2K Games and Firaxis, for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, $59.99).
Mr. Meier has streamlined his PC classic, building the popular turn-based, strategy epic for home entertainment consoles. In the game, a player works his way from the dawn of man to the space age after choosing a head of state and one of 16 civilizations to manage.
Each leader has strategic advantages ranging from Queen Elizabeth I (naval support doubled) to Genghis Khan (knowledge of communism) to Abraham Lincoln (factories triple production).
A player's goal is to build the most powerful civilization on the planet, mixing elements of culture, government, military might and technology. Each order executed per turn in the creation of a bustling city - everything from placing settlers to …
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Publication information: Article title: Find Recipe for New World; Civilization Offers Chance to 'Build Empire' with Strategy. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Washington Times (Washington, DC). Publication date: August 3, 2008. Page number: M18. © 2009 The Washington Times LLC. COPYRIGHT 2008 Gale Group.
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