Everything old is new again as Civilization conquers the console
By Steve Morgenstern
Posted 05.29.2008 at 1:21 pm 4 Comments
A console version of Civilization? For many PC gamers, that's as heretical as a Citizen Kane TV series–you just don't mess with the classics of popular culture. In this case, though, the man helming the project is the same guy who started it all, legendary designer Sid Meier. After struggling with the challenge for two years, Sid's found a way to streamline his turn-based strategy game without lobotomizing it.
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