I'm guessing a lot of IT Shops are going to be empty on September 21st, 2010 as that's the date 2K Games is going to be releasing Civilization V
. That's not a bad thing as I know a lot of non-IT folks who will be joining them in taking a vacation or "sick" day to get neck deep in turn based strategy game.
If you want to learn more about the game and what makes it so addictive you should check out the newly launched website
which contains more details on the game as well as a plethora of details about the new features and civilizations you can command in the game.
2K Games Conquers PCs with the Release of
Sid Meier’s Civilization® V on September 21, 2010 in North America
New York, NY – June 11, 2010 – 2K Games announced today that Sid Meier’s Civilization® V will be available in North America on September 21, 2010 and internationally on September 24, 2010 for Windows PC. Sid Meier’s Civilization® V is currently in development at Firaxis Games. The Sid Meier’s Civilization franchise has been recognized as one of the greatest PC game franchises of all time, captivating millions of gamers around the world.
Sid Meier’s Civilization V reinvigorates the classic turn-based strategy genre with an astonishing new engine built from the ground-up for this flagship edition of the Civilization franchise. Players are introduced to a heightened tactical combat system; vast, realistic landscapes to explore; deeper diplomatic interactions; and an array of expanded features that deliver a fully immersive experience providing hours of entertainment as players build and defend their empire on their quest to become the greatest ruler the world has ever known. Additionally, the new in-game community hub allows Civ fans to share content and compete against each other without leaving the game, marking a new era that will forever change the “one more turn” addiction of the franchise.