Civilization V takes this definitive strategy game series in new directions with the introduction of hexagon tiles allowing for deeper strategy, more realistic gameplay and stunning organic landscapes for players to explore as they expand their empire. The brand new engine orchestrates a spectacular visual experience that brings players closer to the Civ experience than ever, featuring fully animated leaders interacting with players from a screen-filling diplomatic scene and speaking in their native language for the first time. Wars between empires feel massive as armies dominate the landscape, and combat is more exciting and intense than ever before. 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. In addition to the new gameplay features debuting in Civilization V, an extensive suite of community, modding and multiplayer elements will also make an appearance.
As a history buff that that has been playing the Civilization series since the very beginning, I’m going to just go ahead and say Civilization V: Brave New World fills the remaining void present in Civilization V. Even after Gods and Kings added more civs and faith, trade and culture were still not quite there yet. Brave New World not only adds new content, it fixes the errors previously existing and updates the games for the changes with this new expansion. Trade routes just make sense to me. Via land or sea, you can trade with friendly cities, city states, and even your own cities. Certain civs, wonders, and technologies will grant you addition trade routes. Once you build a caravan or supply boat, you simply select which city you want to send it to. An arrowed trail will... Read Review