Civilization V: Sid Meier (PC)

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Sid Meier's Civilization V is the fifth offering in the multi-award winning Civilization strategy game series featuring the famous "just one more turn" addictive gameplay that has made it one of the greatest game series of all time. In Civilization V, players strive to become Ruler of the World by establishing and leading a civilization from the dawn of man into the space age, waging war, conducting diplomacy, discovering new technologies, going head-to-head with some of history's greatest leaders and building the most powerful empire the world has ever known.

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Sid Meier's Civilization V is the fifth offering in the multi-award winning Civilization strategy game series featuring the famous "just one more turn" addictive gameplay that has made it one of the greatest game series of all time. In Civilization V, players strive to become Ruler of the World by establishing and leading a civilization from the dawn of man into the space age, waging war, conducting diplomacy, discovering new technologies, going head-to-head with some of history's greatest leaders and building the most powerful empire the world has ever known.

  • Believable World: More than just a strategy game - the expanded visuals and immersive audio invite would-be kings to take up the reigns of power and forge a mighty empire. Civilization V offers a limitless variety of vast, realistic and diverse landscapes for players to explore, battle over and claim as their own.
  • Inviting Presentation: An intuitive interface eases both new players and Civ veterans into the game. Guided by a set of trusted advisors who will explain game functionality and provide counsel for significant decisions, even first-time players will be confident in the choices they make. Huge Battles: Combat is more exciting and engaging than ever before. Wars between empires feel massive with armies spreading across the landscape. The addition of ranged bombardment allows players to fire weapons from behind the front lines, challenging players to develop clever new strategies to guarantee victory on the battlefield.
  • Live History: Write your own epic story each time you play! Choose one of eighteen historical civilizations to lead from the stone-age to the space age on your quest to build the world's most powerful empire.
  • Improved Diplomacy: Negotiate with some of history's most cunning rulers, each with a well-crafted plan for victory. Successful diplomacy will depend on players carefully managing relationships with other leaders, trading items and land, plying them with gold, and deciding if they are friend or foe. City States will present a new diplomatic battleground on which the major powers of the world will vie for supremacy.
  • ESRB Rating: EVERYONE 10+ with Mild Language, Drug Reference, and Mild Violence

Specifications

Is Downloadable Content Available: Y
System Requirements: Required:
OS: Windows 7, XP: Service Pack 3
CPU: Intel Pentium Dual-Core
Memory: 256 MB
Disk Space: 8 GB
Graphics: Video card memory : 256 MB, ATI HD 2000 series, nVidia GeForce 7 series
Direct X: 9.0c


Suggested:
OS: Vista: Service Pack 2, Windows 7
CPU: Clock speed (GHz), Primary (Intel): 1.8 GHz or higher, Intel Core 2 Quad or higher
Memory: 4 GB
Graphics: Video card memory : 512 MB or higher, ATI HD 4000 series or higher, nVidia GeForce 9 series or higher
Direct X: 11.0 or higher
Genre: Strategy & Role-Playing
Model: 31817
Brand: 2K Games
Required Peripherals: Keyboard ,  Mouse / Track Ball
Is Online Multiplayer Available: Y
Video Game Platform: PC ,  PC Gaming
Condition: New Games
Manufacturer Part Number: 31817
Subgenre: Turn Based Strategy
Container Type: PACKAGE NOT AVAILABLE
Publisher: 2K Games
Assembled Product Dimensions (L x W x H): 7.50 x 5.00 x 0.50 Inches
Release Date: 09/21/2010
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Customer Reviews | 35 reviews | 3.9 out of 5

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Steam ruins games
11/16/2010

Customer review by wolfepk1

4.0 stars 11/16/2010 by wolfepk1
by wolfepk1

While the game itself is awesome the fact you have to sign up to and use the steam program to play the game ruins the experience. Even though steam allows for an offline play setting it still creates issues with game play. The fact that nowhere on the packing does the game state you have to join steam before you can play it on your own PC offline is inexcusable. Due to this all people who purchased this game without the notice of having to sign up to some online site before being able to play should be refunded the cost of the game.

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wolfepk1
Van, Texas
Would recommend to a friend? No
Age:45 - 54
Ownership:2 - 7 weeks
Gender:Male
Usage:A few times per month
Expected Better Overall
6/6/2011

Customer review by Meatbag

2.0 stars 6/6/2011 by Meatbag
by Meatbag

The best thing about this game is the beauty of it but it ends there. The game is slow with very predictable civs. With the 5th edition of this great franchise I was expecting better layouts of civs beginning with the number of leaders to the units inside and I was very disappointed with how few civs came with the original game. I am a diehard civ fan but will not waste my time purchasing expansions that should have come with the original.

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Meatbag
Warner Robins, GA
Would recommend to a friend? No
Age:35 - 44
Ownership:11 - 12 months
Gender:Male
Usage:Every day
Steam problems
11/19/2011

Customer review by ninjab51

4.0 stars 11/19/2011 by ninjab51
by ninjab51

This game has one problem; you have to install and upload this Steam thingamajig to play the whole game. The game will just freeze the game and have a pop-up saying 'please install Steam.'

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ninjab51
Would recommend to a friend? Yes
Very unhappy!
9/25/2010

Customer review by CivGamer

1.0 stars 9/25/2010 by CivGamer
by CivGamer

Very disapionted that three days after recieving this game I have not been able to play it. I paid next day freight and once on this "Steam" website it needed another 15hours to down load the rest of the game... that was three days ago. I have contacted the "Support" many a times with no responce. I have a Broadband internet connection and it is still taking this long. I have owned every "Civ" game out there and cann't beleive that now they would put a game out there like this through a website that can not handle the traffic... Something needs to be done and soon...

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CivGamer
Toledo, Oh
Would recommend to a friend? No
Age:35 - 44
Ownership:1 week or less
Gender:Male
Usage:Never
horrible
10/1/2010

Customer review by pcgamer2

1.0 stars 10/1/2010 by pcgamer2
by pcgamer2

This game does not meet the standard. It constantly freezes due to the fact that it is stored offsite on steam. You must install and use steam to play the game. You cannot create or modify the game in anyway except to download from steam. Steam will constantly download updates without your knowledge. Do not buy this game.

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pcgamer2
Would recommend to a friend? No
Have to download 5 Gig to install game.
12/17/2011

Customer review by someguy2011

1.0 stars 12/17/2011 by someguy2011
by someguy2011

I liked the old Civ game, and thought it would be nice to have a newer version. I bought this at Walmart, and it does come with a CD. To install it, you'll have to install Steam and download over 5Gig worth of files to get it to do anything. If I had known that I wouldn't be able to play the game for a couple of days, I would have left it at the store. I'd give zero stars if I could.

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someguy2011
Would recommend to a friend? No
Age:25 - 34
Ownership:1 week or less
Gender:Male
Usage:Never
great game, but requires steam
3/12/2011

Customer review by marvin42

4.0 stars 3/12/2011 by marvin42
by marvin42

This game is mucho fun, especially if you like turn based strategy! Most of the complaints about this game is because you have to download steam to play the game. Well first if you PC gamer you should already have steam! and secondly get used to it, because nowadays you need internet to register games and play them and steam is easier for the developers to do that. Also I have had 0 trouble from steam, the game however has had many glitches but are now updated enough that the game is finally polished!

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marvin42
Would recommend to a friend? Yes
Age:18 - 24
Ownership:2 - 7 weeks
Gender:Male
Usage:Every few days
Can't justify the purchase right now
10/11/2010

Customer review by knowswhathestalkinbout

2.0 stars 10/11/2010 by knowswhathestalkinbout
by knowswhathestalkinbout

This game had really high expectations that just were not met. The game itself has SO much potential it is just broken right now. As you probably already know there have been drastic changes in the gameplay but unlike most people I LOVE these changes. If I wanted to play a game like CIV IV I would play that, this games is truly a new Civilization. Once an update or two gets thrown out at this game I can recommend this easily, just hold on for now.

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knowswhathestalkinbout
Would recommend to a friend? No
Age:18 - 24
Ownership:2 - 7 weeks
Gender:Male
Usage:Every few days
More graphics than game
4/19/2011

Customer review by DBLO

2.0 stars 4/19/2011 by DBLO
by DBLO

Graphics are great, and some features are an improvement over previous versions of CIV. But the graphics are so overwhelming it gets in the way of the game. When playing large world scenarios, the graphics are to detailed and micromanagement of the map is necessary.

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DBLO
Would recommend to a friend? No
Age:18 - 24
Ownership:2 - 7 weeks
Gender:Male
Usage:Once per week
Civ 4 in better wrapping
10/17/2010

Customer review by dajanra

3.0 stars 10/17/2010 by dajanra
by dajanra

For all intents and purposes this game is a re-release of Civ 4 with better graphics and a few improved or added game elements. Not what I was expecting at all and I am very disappointed. Wait a year and buy this once it has been reduced to $19.99, trust me, you'll feel alot better about buying it at that price and might not be as annoyed with the game as I am.

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dajanra
Would recommend to a friend? No
Age:18 - 24
Ownership:2 - 7 weeks
Gender:Female
Usage:Every few days
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by an anonymous customer 7/28/2010
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  • A. you can play against the computer anytime. did you find the screen small and 1/4 the size of your monitor
    by speden5/17/2012
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  • A. You can just play against the PC, that's what I do. However you need to install Steam and activate it via the internet.
    by Zhaadum12/19/2010
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  • A. If you like, you can play against the PC only. The only internet aspect that is required (if you bought the hard copy in the store) is that you verify your copy online. After that, you're not required to use internet at all.
    by GTAlum086/2/2015
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  • A. You can play either way.
    by Crazybeard10/7/2010
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  • A. yes you can play both ways
    by ILoveToGame9/28/2010
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  • A. you do not have to play online - you can play against the computer. however, there is a one-time verification with Steam before you play the first time.
    by Alodar10/26/2014
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  • A. From what I have seen and read in media and on the net yes you can play internet, computer, and home network.
    by ShadowWolfstar9/14/2010
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  • A. you should be able to play both. that is how the last one was and is how this one is as far as i have seen.
    by sireragon12/19/2010
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  • A. It says on the box, but you'll need a decent internet connection as well. It makes you download a 5 gig file to even start to play
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  • A. It ran on my laptop. The video interface is a bit of trial and error.
    by Kzoo4411/23/2010
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  • A. From the DX11 to some laptops at least this one will allow multi installs
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  • A. Minimum System Requirements: Operating System: Windows® XP SP3/ Windows® Vista SP2/ Windows® 7 Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo 1.8 GHz or AMD Athlon X2 64 2.0 GHz Memory: 2GB RAM Hard Disk Space: 8 GB Free DVD-ROM Drive: Required for disc-based installation Video: 256 MB ATI HD2600 XT or better, 256 MB nVidia 7900 GS or better, or Core i3 or better integrated graphics Sound: DirectX 9.0c-compatible sound card DirectX®: DirectX® version 9.0c Recommended System Requirements: Operating System: Windows® Vista SP2/ Windows® 7 Processor: 1.8 GHz Quad Core CPU Memory: 4 GB RAM Hard Disk Space: 8 GB Free DVD-ROM Drive: Required for disc-based installation Video: 512 MB ATI 4800 series or better, 512 MB nVidia 9800 series or better Sound: DirectX 9.0c-compatible sound card DirectX®: DirectX® version 11
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