In Civilization, players strive to become Ruler of the World by establishing and leading a civilization from the dawn of man into the space age waging war, conducting diplomacy, discovering technologies, going head-to-head with some of history's greatest leaders, and building the most powerful empire the world has ever known.
Sid Meier's Civilization Revolution is the latest offering in the legendary award winning Sid Meier's Civilization series of strategy games, featuring the famous "just one more turn" addictive gameplay that has made this one of the greatest game series of all time. Civilization Revolution has been designed and built (by the legendary Sid Meier and his team at Firaxis) from the ground up for console and handheld systems delivering graphics, gameplay and controls that take full advantage of the hugely popular gaming platforms. Civilization Revolution is a watershed game offering players a chance to experience the epic empire building world of Civilization in a whole new way - in an accessible, visually immersive, fast paced, action-packed world that gamers crave.
- CHOOSE YOUR CIV
Choose from 16 Civilizations throughout history (from Africa to Germany to America to China) to lead to victory. Each time you defeat a rival civilization you'll add an exhibit to your Hall of Achievements paying homage to your great accomplishments. With so many Civs and Leaders to play, you'll have a new and exciting experience with every game.
- LEAD YOUR CIV
When you choose a Civ play as one of the world's most famous historical leaders (like Abe Lincoln, Otto von Bismarck, and Mao Tse Dong) and compete against the other leaders as you strive to create your own history in this epic game. Each leader will have 4 special abilities giving their Civ unique advantages throughout the ages.
- REAL-TIME INTERACTION
Leaders and advisors will actively communicate with you - even turning and pointing to things in the world as they speak - making the interactions more realistic and engaging than ever before.
- EXPLORE THE WORLD
Your quest to explore and discover will have you traversing the globe in search of long lost relics, rival civs, technologies, barbarians and much more.
- FAST-PACED ACTION
Accessible maps and streamlined time scale will deliver quicker games and constant action.
- INTENSE COMBAT
Triple your strength by combining up to three units into one powerful army and destroy your enemies. When your units win tough battles, they will become veterans and then elites. You can then choose from a list of powerful upgrades that will give elite units even more strength to dominate in war. Your Army will wear a distinct uniform representing your Civilization, so you will easily see them on the screen as you lead them into battle.
An invaluable in-game multi-media resource that informs and entertains players with authentic videos, pictures and background information about the real world elements in Civilization.
- XBOX LIVE AND PLAYSTATION(R)Network
Up to 4 players can battle as teams, head to head, or have a complete free-for-all online. Auto-matching, ranked games, leaderboards, and achievements make the online play more versatile and fun than any previous version of Civilization.
- GAME OF THE WEEK
Each week a new Firaxis created map will become available to players for download. Finish the game with the highest score you can achieve, and have it posted to the Civ Game of the Week Xbox Live leader boards to see how you stack up against players around the globe!
- ENDLESS FUN
Unlockables, scenarios, mods and additional maps offer infinite replayability.
- INTEGRATED VIDEO AND VOICE CHAT
When playing friends (or foes) in multi-player matches interact with them in a whole new way! Watch them smile as you offer your assistance, and then watch that smile fade away as your armies march into their capital.
- DOWNLOADABLE CONTENT
Players with Xbox Live and PLAYSTATION(R)Network will be able to download extra content like multiplayer maps and scenarios not available to offline players.
Whether you play single-player or multi-player, you will be able to unlock achievements for everything from making your first diplomatic contact, to winning the game with just a single city, to playing a game online with the legendary creator of Civilization, Sid Meier!
Firaxis will guide new players through their first game - they'll learn from the masters and be well on their way to ruling the world.
- CUSTOM MADE FOR THE CONSOLE
* Intuitive and natural control through each gamepad
* Highly detailed characters, units, buildings, landscapes and visual effects
* Integrated physics for ultra-realism
* Seamless interface to guide players through the game
* Non-stop action
* 5.1 surround sound for intense sound effects and music