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New Civilization 5 Info

June 10th, 2010 by Troy Goodfellow · 8 Comments · Firaxis

And just in time for E3.

Not every Civ gets a unique building – some get two unique units.

No Zulus.


8 Comments so far ↓

  • Oak

    I see they’re taking a cue from CivRev and giving the female leaders cleavage.

    Also, why does Bismarck have hair?

  • Christopher

    To be fair, they been giving the leaders Historical Beauty Upgrades for a while now.

    The thing that I thought about while watching the leader intros was “I think the languages they are speaking are probably not historically accurate”, while also thinking “gosh, that a stupid thing to think of” (not that the first taught was wrong, but in that it was besides the point).

    I am such a nerd.

  • JonathanStrange

    No Zulus? Racist bastards.

  • Nikolaj

    Am I the only one who finds it kind of odd that Napoleon’s special ability is called Ancien RĂ©gime?

    It’ll be interesting to see how those abilities affect the game, although I’m afraid that Civ is may be moving further into fantasy-land.

  • Chris Nahr

    “Archaemenid” League? Spell checkers ahoy!

    Catherine the Great should realistically speak French, I think. And I would like to point out that there has been a King of Germany (which was part of but not the same as the HRE) since the 10th century, thank you very much.

    As for the Zulu, can you say paid DLC?

  • Oak

    Not without accompanying profanity.

  • Skyrider

    Is that Bill Clinton cast as the voice of George Washington? :-)

  • JonathanStrange

    Zulus: whenever you happened to be exploring and you ran into some Zulu warrior or impi you knew – KNEW – they’d be attacking you soon and you’d better be prepared. Now, you can breathe a little easier…