Reviews and Problems with Sid Meier's Civilization Revolution
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Replay value 9
Family Friendly Gaming
20 August 2009
Excerpt: Civilization Revolution on the Nintendo DS is a pretty neat hand held version of Civ. It does have a few problems, which the WMG will get into later in this review. The player gets to pick one major world leader from time, and grow a civilization from the stone age on forward. Build cities, fortify them, build roads, troops, wonders, buildings, etc.
Excerpt: There has been a growing tendency lately to adapt classic PC games to the Nintendo DS. Due to the unique gameplay opportunities afforded by the capabilities of the DS, it was no surprise when a new version of the PC classic Sid Meier's Civilization was announced for the system. Now that I have tried it out, I am very happy to confirm to all those aspiring conquerors out there who dig this sort of game that the adaptation was successful and the game retains most of the...
Conclusion: Kid Factor:
With its shiny new format, this is the most accessible Civilization game in many years. The planning and thought necessary to win at the higher levels make it best for teens or interested preteens. Other than a couple bikini-wearing technology leaders and animated cartoon battles (with no blood or gore), there are few things that would cause offense.
Excerpt: I think I mentioned in the review of Civ Rev for consoles that I'm a long term victim of it's life destructive effects. The sheer scope of the franchise is pretty much unmatched anywhere, and it's turn by turn system has you just taking one more little turn for about three hours after you said you'd stop playing. And now it's on the go in your pocket.