Categories: 4X, Strategy
Meta Score: 94
Store: Sid Meier’s Civilization IV (Price: $ 1,09)
User Score: 84.0
Platform: PC
Publisher Names: 2K Games
Support Language: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish – Spain
Publish Date: 2005-10-25


PC Requirements:

Minimum: 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)


Faster-Paced Fun – Gameplay has been streamlined for a tighter, faster, and more compelling experience.Greater Accessibility and Ease of Play – An easy-to-use interface will be immediately familiar to RTS and action game players, and newcomers to the series will be able to jump in and play. Tech Tree – Flexible Tech tree allows players more strategic choices for developing their civilizations along unique paths. More Civs, Units, and Improvements to enhance and grow your empire. Multiplayer -LAN, Internet, PBEM, and Persistent Turn-Based Server (PTBS) offer players all-new strategies and ways to play when competing or cooperating with live opponents. Team Play – 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. Civ IV comes to life! – Beautiful 3D world with dozens of fully animated units (including culturally unique units), and totally customizable armies. Cities and wonders will appear on the map. Wonder movies are back! [2K Games]

Positive Comment(s)

This is probably the best entry in Civ series. Considering when you have all the expansions. 8 out of 10.80Sean-M
Best of the Civs, an 8 for its time, even though the game play on the board with the tiles and army movement is quite limited (and the balance for the army part as well).80Wiebe
Very good and addictive game. Also very good in multiplayer. It has somewhat of a learning curve but stick with it.90Ydun79
Great game. First actual match I played I wasn’t paying attention, Walked through India and got demolished by Nuke-Gandhi. Full points for realism.100Darkatom
A thousand times better than Civ 5, a million times better than Civ 6. Definitely the best of the series, and nostalgia has nothing to do with it. Buy this game.100Errtai
This game is a great way to spend your time and is very rewarding. The American Revolution mod is a must-play and adds to the already great experience.80danielrocks
Still, by far, one of the best games in the series, and one of the best games ever made. Don’t play this game if you do not wish to spend hours upon hours conquering the world.100mc10
Sorry, went to the wrong game lol and reviewed the wrong game sorry. Can someone perhaps delete my previous **** well! Off to visist the Civ 5 one!90Diddlethumb
Best game of the series. ……………………………………… ……………………………………… ………………………………………100Damascus
The graphics and gameplay in this version of Civilization are top-notch!100Computer Games Magazine

Negative Comment(s)

My truthful honorable incorruptible conclusive rating of this considered game: 5.50Yaav13
It’s always cool game to play. From year to year mostly graphics changes but in this case it’s good.70nazarkin123
Good game but failed historical background lowers my ranking. This game could give a lot education but instead gives only propaganda.50JakubTyszko

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