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2014-08-29 08:23:31

Partnership to Expand Sid Meier's 'Civilization' Game Franchise into Worlds of Science Fiction SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wikia, the social universe of fandom and the ultimate source for powerful and relevant pop culture, entertainment and game expertise, today announces the company's latest Fan Studio partnership with 2K, launching the next series from the 'Civilization' gaming franchise, "Civilization: Beyond Earth." Wikia and 2K will work together to build out...

Civilization II Gamer Takes On Game For 10 Years
2012-06-22 09:49:35

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com In the past 10 years, while some people may have worked heavily on their career, one man worked just as hard on a video game. Reddit user Lycerius posted details on his account about the 10-year-long game he played on the 1996 society simulator "Civilization II." In the past 10 years, Lycerius' video game experience has seen the world through plenty of climate changes over the past 1,900 years. His game play left him ultimately making it to the year...

2010-11-29 12:15:00

Video game publisher to split $250,000 donation between 4 charities based on Sid Meier's Civilization V gamer votes MINNEAPOLIS and ST. PAUL, Minn., Nov. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scholarship America®, the nation's leading nonprofit scholarship and educational support organization, will be the recipient of a portion of $250,000 being donated to education-based charities by 2K Games, developer of the popular Sid Meier's Civilization series - based on the...

2010-01-27 08:01:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Sid Meier, the Director of Creative Development and co-founder of Firaxis Games, will bring to bear over 25 years of experience in game design in the opening keynote address at the 2010 Game Developers Conference® (GDC). Best known for his work designing the genre-defining Civilization strategy game franchise, Sid Meier will present a keynote entitled "The Psychology of Game Design (Everything You Know Is Wrong)." In this rare...

2008-12-04 16:36:00

CALABASAS, Calif., Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS) has announced that Bruce Shelley will be the 12th inductee into the Academy's Hall of Fame. Shelley is the preeminent game designer, who assisted Sid Meier in bringing the award winning Civilization and Railroad Tycoon to the world, and later the Age of Empires strategy games with Ensemble Studios. These games have long been considered some of the greatest games of all time. PC Gamer named...


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