Sid Meier's Civilization IV for PC
PC - Windows, Mac

Sid Meier's Civilization IV

Oct 25, 2005
8.41
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About this game

Developer: Firaxis Games
Content Rating: Everyone10+

Summary

Civilization IV comes to life like never before in a beautifully detailed, living 3D world that elevates the gameplay experience to a whole new level. Whether playing multiplayer or single player, team play offers a new way of setting locked alliances that result in shared wonder effects, visibility, unit trading and shared territory that delivers a plethora of new strategic and tactical options.

System Requirements

Minimum

  • OS: Windows 2000/XP, 1.2GHz Intel Pentium 4 or AMD Athlon processor or equivalent, 256MB RAM, 64 MB Video Card w/ Hardware T&L (GeForce 2/Radeon 7500 or better) DirectX7 compatible sound card, 1.7GB of free hard drive space, DirectX9.0c (included)
    Recommended: Windows 2000/XP, 1.8GHz Intel Pentium 4 or AMD Athlon processor or equivalent/better, 512 MB RAM, 128 MB Video Card w/ DirectX 8 support (pixel and vertex shaders), DirectX7 compatible sound card, 1.7GB of free hard drive space, DirectX9.0c (included)

Gamer Reviews

92203 Reviews
8.20
whatoplay
0 review
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Aug 7, 2019

This game introduced me to the world of CIVs! There weren't memes at that time. But if there were, it would be the "one last turn meme". I always fall into it. Anyways, this game open up a world of random possibilities. It has it's down side though, the stack army of death, and the limited cube grid. Overall, one of the best CIVs games for me!

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Critic Reviews

7 Reviews
8.63
Dan StapletonMar 17, 2006
And that’s just scratching the surface. A streamlined interface, a non-linear tech tree, impressive AI with 18 personalities, a new combat system (no more spearmen defeating tanks), amazing multiplayer features and narration by Star Trek's Leonard Nimoy all give the new Civ plenty of both flash and substance.
jkdmediaNov 20, 2005
The interface has also been changed into a much more intuitive menu with more of an RTS flavor. Information and menu choices are instantly available by either scrolling over units and buildings with the mouse, or by hot-keys. Retrieving different types of informational displays is very easy with menu choices at the top and bottom of the screen. The menu icons are logical representations of their functions, and are quite attractively drawn, as well.
9.40
Steve ButtsOct 21, 2005
The original Civilization is among the most enjoyable, influential games of all time. Its sequels have sought to build upon the basic model by adding greater levels of complexity and streamlining the interface. And though the sequels were definitely great games, they were still rooted in an interface and gameplay style that had changed very little since the original was released in 1991.