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Steam Summer Sale, Day 9: Dungeon Defenders, Crysis 2, Civ 5 and more

Well, we're more than a week into the Steam Summer Sale and there's still no end in sight. No end to the savings, that is! (Can you tell we used to write copy for a local used car dealership?) Today's deep discounts include Dungeon Defenders, Fear 3, Magicka and Red Orchestra 2: Heroes of...

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OnLive now streaming Civ 5, free with Gods and Kings purchase

If you don't own Civilization 5 yet, have heard good things about the Gods and Kings expansion, and have a steady Internet connection to play games on, then streaming service OnLive has a deal for you. It's offering the Civ 5 core game PlayPass for free when you buy Gods and Kings, essentially...

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PSA: Free Civ 5 DLC now available for download

Those of you waiting for the first hit of Civ 5 DLC khan get it right now for free. The Civilization and Scenario Pack: Mongols features Genghis Khan and his armies, and is a free gift to players. Also, the Babylonian Civilization (the Civ version of it, not the real thing) is available for $4.99....

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Civilization 5 review: A funny thing happened on the way to the forum

Civilzation 5 is the love child of a clandestine tryst between Civilization 4 and Civilization Revolution. It is a game that shares genetic markers of both the PC and console iterations of the franchise, luckily receiving the best elements of both -- with a couple good mutations. Civ 5 has the...

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Civilization 5's epic 13-minute gameplay walkthrough video

With Civilization 5's demo launching the same day as the game on September 21, it seems the best way to find out what you're in for with the latest installment is by checking out the 13-minute gameplay video after the break. We'll also have our review of the game up tomorrow and the video is a good...

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Direct2Drive offering free Civ 3 with Civ 5 pre-order

Let's be honest with ourselves: If you're the kind of person who's pre-ordering Civilization V, you're probably the strategizin' type. You likely called around, made comparisons (maybe even put together a spreadsheet -- we won't judge), and then chose the most strategically fortuituous preorder...

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Civilization 5 will convert Civ 4 maps automatically

Jon Shafer, a.k.a. "Trip," is a veteran Civilization modder and mapmaker -- he's made his name in the Civ community by posting his own mods and strategy guides on the forums for years. And oh yeah, he's also the lead designer of Civ V, which is probably one reason why user-created mods and maps...

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April Fools: Civilization V to feature 'Extreme Diplomacy'

Firaxis and 2K Games today announced "Extreme Diplomacy," a new feature for Civilization V, the upcoming installment of the tired strategy series. In an attempt to get the masses playing the turn-based snore fest, the series will add a fighting game death match arena: "two world leaders enter" ......

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