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Quick Update on Maya Gran Colombia Pack on Mac/LinuxMay 26, 2020 - Community Announcements{STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/25030453/a848ae3b4b674d3bc4fa2b806d248582c4103595.jpg Thank you to everyone who has been waiting patiently while we work with Aspyr to bring the Maya & Gran Colombia Pack to Mac and Linux. We want to make sure we’re delivering the best experience possible and are in the final stages of testing. We anticipate launching on Mac and Linux very soon and will provide an update as soon as available. We appreciate your continued support and feedback across our social media channels, the Civilization subreddit, Steam forums and elsewhere. Join the conversation by using the hashtag #OneMoreTurn, and be sure to follow the Civilization franchise on social media to keep up to date with the latest news and information on Sid Meier’s Civilization VI. https://steamcdn-a.akamaihd.net/steamcommunity/public/images/clans/25030453/19efef379f8ebc38a8ed17cce40fa319e5d1377c.png  https://steamcdn-a.akamaihd.net/steamcommunity/public/images/clans/25030453/0d672ad549f7d0e7a2623aefc7c4d741a6028b87.png  https://steamcdn-a.akamaihd.net/steamcommunity/public/images/clans/25030453/1666f7d74619cafadb009ab872dadc9a8f84b30e.png  https://steamcdn-a.akamaihd.net/steamcommunity/public/images/clans/25030453/5504bcd76cd36dc04b3bb8af1124f31dcea65610.png Five of the Best: VillainsMay 22, 2020 - EurogamerFive of the Best is a weekly series about the small details we rush past when we're playing but which shape a game in our memory for years to come. Details like the way a character jumps or the title screen you load into, or the potions you use and maps you refer back to. We've talked about so many in our Five of the Best series so far. But there are always more. Five of the Best works like this. Various Eurogamer writers will share their memories in the article and then you - probably outraged we didn't include the thing you're thinking of - can share the thing you're thinking of in the comments below. Your collective memory has never failed to amaze us - don't let that stop now! Today's Five of the Best is... Read more Civilization 6 replaces GTA 5 as Epic Games Store freebieMay 21, 2020 - EurogamerSurprise! Or maybe not, as it turns out those rumours were true: Civilization 6 is the latest free game on the Epic Games Store, hot on the heels of GTA 5. The game, which normally costs 49.99 on the platform, can now be picked up for free until 28th May 2020 - according to its Epic Games Store listing. As with all Epic's previous freebies, you only need to claim the game in that time period, and after that you can keep it forever. It's worth noting that Civ 6's new season pass is also launching today, offering six downloadable packs from now until March 2021, with content dropping on a bimonthly basis. What a coincidence. Read more Civilization VI is free on the Epic Games Store right nowMay 21, 2020 - Rock, Paper, Shotgun The latest giveaway on the Epic Games Store is a doozy: Civilization VI, for free, for keepsies. I’m pretty sure some countries consider handing out free Civ to be an act of economic terrorism, for encouraging innumerable late nights and sick days in people who couldn’t resist the siren call of just one more turn. The turn-based strategy game may be almost four years old but it still has a £50 price tag so damn, okay Epic. This right after GTA 5 too. (more…) Civilization VI starts its DLC season pass today with new civs and the ApocalypseMay 21, 2020 - Rock, Paper, Shotgun Firaxis today kicked off a year of new DLC for Civilization VI, with the first of six packs coming as part of their New Frontier Pass. Seems a smattering new civs and modes will be the focus for the next while, rather than a big ol’ expansion. The first of these adds two new civs, Maya and Gran Colombia, along with a few bits and pieces like a new ‘Apocalypse’ mode riddled with comet strikes, solar flares, and volcanic sacrifices. Update: Jesus, now the base game is free on the Epic Games Store. Big day for Civ. (more…) Civilization VI - Maya Gran Colombia Pack Available NowMay 20, 2020 - Community AnnouncementsWe’re excited to announce the first DLC pack in the Civilization VI - New Frontier Pass is available now! https://store.steampowered.com/app/1308090 Today’s release of the Maya & Gran Colombia Pack, available as part of the New Frontier Pass or as an individual $8.99 purchase, is the first in a planned series of premium and free updates for Civilization VI over the course of the next 12 months. If you purchase the New Frontier Pass, you’ll also get the exclusive Teddy Roosevelt and Catherine De Medici Persona Packs, which will be delivered alongside the second add-on pack in July. {STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/25030453/89e3f9019738941f20ee50d0dda49e7c905fe6fb.jpg The Maya & Gran Colombia Pack introduces Lady Six Sky as the leader of the Maya and Simón Bolívar as the leader of Gran Colombia. The Maya can build prosperous city centers early in the game, supported by surrounding Farms and Plantations and protected by their unique Hul’che. Gran Colombia focuses on fast armies boosted by Simón Bolívar’s powerful Comandante Generals. FEATURES Includes the Maya civilization with Lady Six Sky, the Hul’che unique unit, and the Observatory unique district. Civ Unique Ability: The “Mayab” ability gives Maya housing and gold bonuses from Farms, and Amenity bonus for Luxury resources adjacent to the City Center. Settling adjacent to Coasts or Fresh Water does not provide housing bonuses. Leader Unique Ability: Lady Six Sky’s “Ix Mutal Ajaw” ability lets the Maya gain yield bonuses to non-capital cities, and a combat bonus to units, within six tiles of the capital. Unique Unit: The Hul’che, a stronger replacement for the Archer and receives bonus combat strength when attacking wounded units. Unique District: The Observatory replaces the Campus and adds a minor adjacency bonus with Farms and a major adjacency bonus with Plantations. Also includes the Gran Colombia civilization with Simón Bolívar, the Llanero and Comandante General unique units, and the Hacienda unique improvement. Civ Unique Ability: With the “Ejercito Patriota” ability, Gran Colombia receives a movement bonus to all units, and promoting a unit does not end the unit’s turn. Leader Unique Ability: Simón Bolívar has the “Campana Admirable” ability, granting a Comandante General when entering a new Era. Unique Units: Gran Colombia features two unique units: - The Comandante General is a Great General with unique abilities, including Passive and Retire effects. - The Llanero replaces the Cavalry. It requires less maintenance, receives a combat bonus for every adjacent Llanero and fully heals when in range of a Comandante General that activates. Unique Improvement: The Hacienda provides Production, Gold and Housing bonuses, and a Food bonus for each adjacent Plantation. Plantations and Haciendas receive Production bonuses for adjacent Haciendas. New “Apocalypse” Game Mode (Requires the Gathering Storm expansion to play) Adds Forest Fires and Meteor Showers as disaster types to all games. An optional, specializ...Civilization VI - First Look: Simón Bolívar Leads Gran ColombiaMay 19, 2020 - Community AnnouncementsSimón Bolívar, known colloquially as the Liberator, was a Venezuelan soldier and statesman who led much of South America in its successful campaign of liberation from Spain. He went on to become the first President of Gran Colombia, a state comprising many northern South American countries and parts of lower Central America from 1819 to 1831. Unique Leader Ability - Campana Admirable Whenever Gran Colombia enters a new era, it automatically earns a unique unit, the Comandante General. This unit is granted regardless of which type of Age is triggered. Unique Ability - Ejercito Patriota Gran Colombia’s unique ability grants additional movement to all units. Additionally, promoting units does not end that unit’s turn. {STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/25030453/73968a74df81b0b9ee7fdab6d061645d11d62d5e.jpg Unique Unit - Comandante General This unique unit has a wide range of passive and active effects. The Comandante General can increase combat bonuses, upgrade military units and more. {STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/25030453/b108e9c8095bf1488363a33ac91bf1f51e6aa92e.jpg Unique Unit - Llanero This musical warrior replaces the Cavalry unit and becomes stronger with each adjacent Llanero. If the Llanero is in range of a Commandante General activating their unique ability, the Llanero will regain all lost health. {STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/25030453/83323d0a581ca3c60056d8ddd1a56e0af90915fe.jpg Unique Improvement - Hacienda The Hacienda provides Production, Gold and Housing bonuses, and a Food bonus for each adjacent Plantation. Haciendas and Plantations also receive Production bonuses for adjacent Haciendas. https://store.steampowered.com/app/289070/Sid_Meiers_Civilization_VI/ Thank you all for your continued support and feedback across our social media channels, the Civilization subreddit, Steam forums and elsewhere. Join the conversation by using the hashtag #OneMoreTurn, and be sure to follow the Civilization franchise on social media to keep up to date with the latest news and information on Sid Meier’s Civilization VI. https://steamcdn-a.akamaihd.net/steamcommunity/public/images/clans/25030453/19efef379f8ebc38a8ed17cce40fa319e5d1377c.png  https://steamcdn-a.akamaihd.net/steamcommunity/public/images/clans/25030453/0d672ad549f7d0e7a2623aefc7c4d741a6028b87.png  https://steamcdn-a.akamaihd.net/steamcommunity/public/images/clans/25030453/1666f7d74619cafadb009ab872dadc9a8f84b30e.png  https://steamcdn-a.akamaihd.net/steamcommunity/public/images/clans/25030453/5504bcd76cd36dc04b3bb8af1124f31dcea65610.png Civilization VI - First Look: Lady Six Sky Leads the MayaMay 14, 2020 - Community Announcements{STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/25030453/45dbd4baf2f6f0c737c499debffeef3e69e100b3.jpg Ix Wak Chan Ajaw, better known as Lady Six Sky, was queen of the Maya city of Naranjo. While many of her deeds have been lost to time, extant monuments document her participation in important ceremonies and victories over enemies in battle. Unique Leader Ability - Ix Mutal Ajaw This unique ability grants Maya yield bonuses to non-capital cities. It also adds a combat bonus to units within six tiles of the capital. Unique Ability - Mayab This ability gives the Maya Housing and Gold bonuses from Farms, and grants an Amenity bonus for Luxury resources adjacent to the City Center. Settling adjacent to Coasts or Fresh Water does not provide housing bonuses. Unique Unit - Hul’che {STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/25030453/5df74b9c4804fe7f9ea16818d298618cb75bff7d.jpg This unit is a stronger replacement for the Archer and receives bonus combat strength when attacking wounded units. Unique District - The Observatory {STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/25030453/d8e4d056e9eedb4115dd707be146577fbf470b54.jpg This District replaces the Campus and grants a minor adjacency bonus with Farms and a major adjacency bonus with Plantations. https://store.steampowered.com/app/289070/Sid_Meiers_Civilization_VI/ Thank you all for your continued support and feedback across our social media channels, the Civilization subreddit, Steam forums and elsewhere. Join the conversation by using the hashtag #OneMoreTurn, and be sure to follow the Civilization franchise on social media to keep up to date with the latest news and information on Sid Meier’s Civilization VI. https://steamcdn-a.akamaihd.net/steamcommunity/public/images/clans/25030453/19efef379f8ebc38a8ed17cce40fa319e5d1377c.png  https://steamcdn-a.akamaihd.net/steamcommunity/public/images/clans/25030453/0d672ad549f7d0e7a2623aefc7c4d741a6028b87.png  https://steamcdn-a.akamaihd.net/steamcommunity/public/images/clans/25030453/1666f7d74619cafadb009ab872dadc9a8f84b30e.png  https://steamcdn-a.akamaihd.net/steamcommunity/public/images/clans/25030453/5504bcd76cd36dc04b3bb8af1124f31dcea65610.png Civilization 6's New Frontier Pass will include six DLCs starting this monthMay 11, 2020 - Rock, Paper, ShotgunRome wasn’t built in a day, nor was Civilization 6, I suppose. The strategic colonize ’em up is going to spend a year rolling out new paid (and some free) updates. Firaxis Games say “we want to bring you more content—more Civilization—but in a way that keeps the game fun.” Apparently that’s coming in the form of the New Frontier Pass, which will get you access to the six DLC packs coming to Civ 6. They’ll be released every other month over the next year, beginning on May 21st. (more…) Civilization 6 is getting a new season passMay 11, 2020 - EurogamerThree-and-a-half years after it came out, Civilization 6 is getting a new season pass. The New Frontier season pass adds eight new civilisations, nine new leaders and six new game modes to Firaxis' strategy game. The content hits the game in six downloadable packs delivered on a bimonthly basis starting 21st May 2020 and ending March 2021. Read more Introducing the Civilization VI - New Frontier Pass; First DLC May 21May 11, 2020 - Community Announcements{STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/25030453/5c3e04727d07436d32d4324f2322e5e33061f227.jpg Welcome to the Civilization VI - New Frontier Pass, an exciting new series of new content that will allow you to continue your quest to become the greatest empire the world has ever seen. Through six premium add-on packs over the next year, the Civilization VI - New Frontier Pass offers eight new civilizations, nine new leaders and a variety of new gameplay content, including six new game modes. These add-on packs will release on a bimonthly basis from May 2020 to March 2021. Here’s a rundown on the add-on packs: Pack #1: Maya & Gran Colombia Pack. Adds two new civilizations and leaders, one new game mode*, new City-States, Resources, and Natural Wonders. Available May 2020. Pack #2: Ethiopia Pack. Adds one new civilization and leader, one new game mode**, one new District and two new Buildings. Available July 2020. Pack #3: Adds two new civilizations and leaders, one new game mode**, new World Wonders, and one new map. Available September 2020. Pack #4: Adds one new civilization and leader, one new game mode, new City-States, and numerous new Great People. Available November 2020. Pack #5: Adds one new civilization and two new leaders***, one new game mode, a new District, and two new Buildings. Available January 2021. Pack #6: Adds one new civilization and leader, one new game mode, new World Wonders, and one new map. Available March 2021. *New game mode requires the Gathering Storm expansion to play. **New game mode requires either the Rise and Fall or Gathering Storm expansions to play. ***New leader requires Rise and Fall expansion to play. Game modes can include additional content such as new units, buildings, or improvements and can be turned on or off during game setup to apply significant and dramatic changes to the rules of the game. In addition to these six DLC drops, we’ll also be deploying six additional free updates for all Civilization VI players. These updates will include balance changes and free content, among other surprises, so look out for those in-between DLC releases.  {STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/25030453/89e3f9019738941f20ee50d0dda49e7c905fe6fb.jpg Click image to enlarge Exclusive bonus: Teddy Roosevelt and Catherine De Medici Persona Packs Two of Civilization VI's leaders are transformed with a new look and new abilities when you lead America and France! “Rough Rider Teddy” excels at keeping the peace on his home continent, and “Magnificence Catherine” can use Luxuries to overwhelm the world with Culture and Tourism. Each Persona Pack contains a brand-new take on a favorite leader, with a new leader model and background, new gameplay bonuses, and an updated agenda that reflect the changes to the leader’s personality. The Persona Packs are available exclusively to owners of the New Frontier Pass and will be delivered with the second add-on pack. https://store.steampowered.com/app/289070/Sid_Meiers_Civilization_VI/ Thank you all for your continued support and f...How video games consistently fail GandhiApr 22, 2020 - Rock, Paper, Shotgun Gandhi is one of the most unique figure in history. His adherence to non-violence, his establishment of a full-fledged philosophy behind it and, above all, his success, are practically without precedent. Kings, empires and leaders can often blur into each other. The locations change, the dates are different and the numbers differ, but the essence remains the same. Gandhi was something completely different, and yet games try to represent him with the same pieces they use for everyone else – and so they always make him something far less than he was. (more…) Save up to 75% in the Civilization Franchise SaleApr 6, 2020 - Community AnnouncementsLooking to complete your Civilization VI content collection? Want to introduce a friend to the “one … more … turn” phenomenon? Now’s the perfect time to upgrade to the Civilization VI Platinum Edition, with discounts of up to 75% across select titles in the Sid Meier’s Civilization franchise. {STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/25030453/4f78878aca53c6f3a016de15f0f6c83dd66d65a1.jpg If you’re looking to get into the latest entry in the series, you can pick up the Civilization VI Platinum Edition, which includes all Civilization VI content in a discounted bundle. If you own some, but not all, of the Civilization VI content, don’t fret - it’s a “Complete the Set” bundle. This means Steam will automatically deduct what you already have in your library from the total. {STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/25030453/f22fbcd000f82df26296a5c6682f3675df5e9f87.png We also have deep discounts on legacy titles in the Civilization franchise. Whether you want to revisit the classics or simply learn more about the franchise’s roots, you’ll find plenty of value in the Civilization Franchise Sale. https://store.steampowered.com/app/3900/Sid_Meiers_Civilization_IV/ Thank you all for your continued support and feedback across our social media channels, the Civilization subreddit, Steam forums and elsewhere. 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It’s now 40% off! Head on over to the Civilization VI product page to check out all of the deals. https://store.steampowered.com/app/289070/Sid_Meiers_Civilization_VI/ https://store.steampowered.com/app/645402/Sid_Meiers_Civilization_VI_Rise_and_Fall/ https://store.steampowered.com/app/947510/Sid_Meiers_Civilization_VI_Gathering_Storm/ In addition to the sale, we’re happy to share that the Civilization VI: Platinum Edition, which includes ALL Civilization VI content, is now a “Complete the Set” Bundle. This means that if you own any of the content included in the Platinum Edition, purchasing this bundle will allow you to complete your set and pay only for the products you don’t already own while still receiving the full bundle discount on each of the individual products contained within. This has been a requested feature from the community and today we’re happy to deliver. {STEAM_CLAN_IMAGE}/25030453/f22fbcd000f82df26296a5c6682f3675df5e9f87.png There’s no better time than now to complete your Civilization VI content collection or give the gift of one more turn to a friend. Thank you all for your continued support and feedback across our social media channels, the Civilization subreddit, Steam forums and elsewhere. Join the conversation by using the hashtag #OneMoreTurn, and be sure to follow the Civilization franchise on social media to keep up to date with the latest news and information on Sid Meier’s Civilization VI. https://steamcdn-a.akamaihd.net/steamcommunity/public/images/clans/25030453/19efef379f8ebc38a8ed17cce40fa319e5d1377c.png  https://steamcdn-a.akamaihd.net/steamcommunity/public/images/clans/25030453/0d672ad549f7d0e7a2623aefc7c4d741a6028b87.png  https://steamcdn-a.akamaihd.net/steamcommunity/public/images/clans/25030453/1666f7d74619cafadb009ab872dadc9a8f84b30e.png  https://steamcdn-a.akamaihd.net/steamcommunity/public/images/clans/25030453/5504bcd76cd36dc04b3bb8af1124f31dcea65610.png  2K Games pull Borderlands, Bioshock and more from Nvidia GeForce NowMar 7, 2020 - Rock, Paper, Shotgun GeForce Now’s streaming catalogue is once again downsizing. Following Activision Blizzard and Bethesda Softworks’ lead, 2K Games has requested that their games be removed from Nvidia’s fancy new cloud gaming platform. Bye-bye, Bioshock and Borderlands. Seeya later, Sid Meier’s Civilisation. It’s the third time in less than a month a major publisher has pulled out of the service, leaving Nvidia’s streaming offerings thinner by the week. (more…) The best strategy games on PCJan 29, 2020 - Rock, Paper, Shotgun For a time it looked as though strategy games had sunk into a kind of deathly malaise, unsure which territory to claim next and which ones it should leave well and truly alone. Fast forward to 2020, though, and strategy games have never looked healthier, which is why we’ve compiled this best strategy games list of all time. Whether you want to conquer the depths of space, wage historical warfare or hulk around in big mechanical robots, there’s a strategy game for you below. (more…) Save up to 75% off Civilization VI ContentJan 15, 2020 - Community AnnouncementsHello, Civilization fans! Missing some content in your Civilization VI collection? Now's the time to experience what you're missing: Civilization VI is on sale until January 22, 2020. Whether you're picking up Civilization VI for 70% off, grabbing the Rise and Fall expansion for 50% off or the Gathering Storm expansion for 25% off, there is an offer just for you!. And, if you've been waiting to check out Civilization VI, there's a great deal on the Platinum Edition, which includes all available Civilization VI content for 60% off its every day price. https://store.steampowered.com/app/289070/Sid_Meiers_Civilization_VI/ https://store.steampowered.com/app/645402/Sid_Meiers_Civilization_VI_Rise_and_Fall/ https://store.steampowered.com/app/947510/Sid_Meiers_Civilization_VI_Gathering_Storm/ Thank you all for your continued support and feedback across our social media channels, the Civilization subreddit, Steam forums and elsewhere. Join the conversation by using the hashtag #OneMoreTurn, and be sure to follow the Civilization franchise on social media to keep up to date with the latest news and information on Sid Meier’s Civilization VI. https://steamcdn-a.akamaihd.net/steamcommunity/public/images/clans/25030453/19efef379f8ebc38a8ed17cce40fa319e5d1377c.png  https://steamcdn-a.akamaihd.net/steamcommunity/public/images/clans/25030453/0d672ad549f7d0e7a2623aefc7c4d741a6028b87.png  https://steamcdn-a.akamaihd.net/steamcommunity/public/images/clans/25030453/1666f7d74619cafadb009ab872dadc9a8f84b30e.png  https://steamcdn-a.akamaihd.net/steamcommunity/public/images/clans/25030453/5504bcd76cd36dc04b3bb8af1124f31dcea65610.png  The 32 best PC games that demand to be played in ultrawideDec 19, 2019 - Rock, Paper, Shotgun There’s an old saying in gaming monitor circles that once you’ve gone ultrawide, there’s no going back. Indeed, having had the vast Samsung CRG9 hogging my desk for a bit last month, I’m inclined to agree. But what do games actually look like on a screen this wide? It’s one thing looking at lovely wallpapers, but another thing entirely to have a game occupy your entire field of vision. To find out, and more importantly show you, I’ve rounded up all the very best ultrawide PC games, complete with pictures of what they actually look like in the flesh, plus oodles of lovely GIFs so you can see how it works in action. If you thought playing Red Dead Redemption 2 in 5120×1440 was impressive, you ain’t seen nothing yet. (more…) The best strategy games on PCNov 25, 2019 - Rock, Paper, Shotgun You’ll ocassionally find someone on the internet sounding off about how the strategy genre is dead. If you see such a person in the future, send them this list of the best strategy games ever made. (more…) 2K apologises for racist social media posts following hackNov 16, 2019 - Eurogamer2K has apologised after a social media hack of its various accounts was used to post racist comments. Yesterday evening, 2K lost control of a raft of its social media accounts across Twitter and Facebook, including the official pages for Borderlands, WWE and Civilization. During the hack, the official accounts were used to post a number of offensive messages. The Facebook page for WWE 2K saw its profile picture changed to the logo for AEW Wrestling, and its cover image changed to a picture of wrestler Chris Benoit. Read more