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2K: Firaxis announcing "new AAA game" tomorrow at PAX East

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XCOM: Enemy Unknown and Civilization developer Firaxis will be announcing a "new AAA game" tomorrow, according to 2K Games teaser for their PAX East 2014 'pre-show checklist'. More XCOM or Civilization?

The 'Firaxis Games Mega Panel' will commence tomorrow at 4:30pm BST for one hour at the DragonFly Theatre. 2K promise an "exciting sneak peek" at their latest project.

Civilization V: Complete Edition contains all downloadable content, out this week

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Gold Edition? Pfft. You want the Complete Edition, my friend. 2K Games and Firaxis has announced Civilization V: Complete Edition which rustles up every last scrap of DLC for $49.99.

The 2010 turn-based strategy has two expansions to its name as well as many little packs for new civilizations and scenarios. The Complete Edition will retail this Friday.

Take-Two has "more than 10 unique titles" for Xbox One and PS4

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During the Q2 2014 earnings call for Take-Two, the company has revealed they have "more than 10 unique" next-gen titles in the works, and that includes "multiple releases" for fiscal 2015. What are they?

CEO Strauss Zelnick continued saying they're "new intellectual properties" as well as from "proven franchises," but no specifics were given. The 2K family is quite large.

Civilization V: Brave New World releases in US

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Firaxis' latest expansion for Civilization V is now out in North America, bringing with it new civs, units, buildings, new cultural victories, World Congress, international trade routes, new wonders and scenarios.

While the 'New World' may be getting it today, the rest of the planet has to wait until July 12th. Blatant ageism! World Congress brings greater prominence to city states, and enforces treaties.

Civilization V update adds Pitboss multiplayer mode, games 'run in server mode'

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Today an update for Civilization V will be adding three new multiplayer modes, with two addressing how player turns are handled and the last - Pitboss - letting players connect, take turns and then disconnect to return later.

The Firaxis team has also added 'Observer' mode to watch multiplayer games unfold. There are a number of UI tweaks and some adjustments to military AI behaviours.

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