Sid Meier's Civilization IV: Colonization is the third offering
in the award winning Civilization IV series. A re-imagining of
the classic Colonization game Sid Meier created in 1994, Sid
Meierís Civilization IV: Colonization is a total conversion of
the Civilization IV engine into a game experience in which
players will lead a European nation on their quest to conquer
and rule the New World. Players will be challenged to guide
their people from the oppressive motherland, discover a New
World, negotiate, trade and fight with both the natives and
other nations as they acquire great power and fight for their
freedom and independence.
Sid Meierís Civilization IV: Colonization does not require the
original Civilization IV game to play.
- Classic Game Design Rebuilt for the Modern
Era: Usher forth a new generation of Sid Meierís
Colonization with gameplay built on the award winning
Civilization IV engine, providing the beautiful visuals,
famously addictive gameplay and endless fun that are
synonymous with Sid Meier strategy games.
- Fight the Homeland and Establish a New
Nation: Play as the English, Spanish, French or the Dutch
and journey to a brave new world in search of freedom from
your oppressive homeland
- Improved Diplomacy: Sustain peace and
support your followers as you engage in advanced
negotiations with natives, other colonists and the hostile
homeland -- Trade resources, gold and land as you build the
foundation for a self sufficient and powerful colony
- Historical Figures Provide Adaptive
Gameplay: Acquire founding fathers such as John Smith,
Patrick Henry and Samuel Adams who will help guide your
nation to freedom based on your gameplay style
- Brand New Interface: Both Civilization IV
fans and players new to the series will feel right at home
with an interface that Firaxis has built to be accessible
and easy to navigate.
- Multiplayer Offers Endless Replay Value:
Compete with friends from all over the world via the
Internet and Play by Email modes or compete locally via the
Hotseat and LAN modes, offering endless ways to conquer the
- Detailed Tutorial Guides Players In Their
Conquest: Civilization IV: Colonization will provide an
enhanced tutorial that will help both fans of the game and
brand new players on their way to ruling the New World.
- Mods and Community Tools: Players will
have limitless options for modifying the game to suit their
needs. Firaxis will ship the game with modding tools
including a map editor using XML and Python.