Civilization: Beyond Earth's first expansion lets you explore alien oceans
Last year’s Civilization: Beyond Earth was an interesting twist for the venerable strategy series: it took what has been a historical simulation and transformed it into a game about settlers surviving the new frontier of space. It featured giant sand worms, hypercomputers, and augmented humans. But for some, it just wasn’t sci-fi enough. “One of the biggest criticisms that we got was that the game didn’t go far enough, that there was a lot of potential for it to be even more audacious, more sci-fi, more different from the historical Civ games,” says co-lead designer David McDonough.
The solution was out in the oceans.
Today developer Firaxis is announcing the first major expansion for Beyond Earth, called Rising Tide. And…
Source:: The Verge