Firaxis: 'Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth' Feels Familiar and Alien At the Same Time

Posted Wed Oct 1, 2014 at 07:30 AM PDT by
Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth

From outposts to cities, humanity must adapt to survive.

Today, 2K Games unleashed a showcase of Firaxis' 'Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth.' Everything from the game's story, which features a dying Earth and the need for a new beginning, to the escalating nature of encounters with indingenous life, to a long look at the tech tree, is available to view. Any players looking to start their game right by choosing the most suitable sponsor, affinity, areas to establish outposts, and even where units sholdn't be at the end of each turn, should learn something new and likely crucial. Also, the various victory conditions, such as the Harmony victory, which ends with a giant mind flower that unites the planet in a single consciousness, are explained. 

You can find the latest info on 'Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth' linked from our Video Game Release Schedule.

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