Civilization IV: Beyond the Sword review

The end of Civilization as we know it?

GamesRadar+ Verdict

Pros

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    New wonders and buildings

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    New espionage and corporate features

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    Extra mods to play

Cons

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    Lack of balance in the last

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    Nothing radically new here

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    Mods aren't as good as originals

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More info

GenreStrategy
DescriptionWith tons of new units, leaders, and scenarios, it's the biggest expansion to ever hit any Civ game.
Franchise nameCivilization
UK franchise nameCivilization
Platform"PC"
US censor rating"Rating Pending"
UK censor rating""
Alternative names"Civilization 4","Civ 4"
Release date1 January 1970 (US), 1 January 1970 (UK)
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