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Civilisation is one of those funny games that I’ll not even think about for months until one day I get a craving and I don’t leave my desk for 18 hours. Along comes Beyond Earth, so I say goodbye to my dogs and my family, install strategic caches of Doritos and Mountain Dew and settle in for the long haul.
“Civilisation: Beyond Earth?” I hear you say. “Is this just another Civ game set in space?” Well, yes and, also, no. If you’ve played any Civilisation games before, you’ll definitely find yourself in familiar territory. All the same basic mechanics are there: moving units, building your cities, researching technologies, etc. But Firaxis have done a good job of adding some exciting new elements, as well as making some of the old stuff more accessible and fun.
It’s always nice when games adopt the holiday spirit and while Halloween isn’t an official occasion in Australia, it’s still cute to see everyone get into the party spirit (otherwise known as taking an opportunity to party possible). The developers behind Counter-Strike: Global Offensive are…