Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth - Rising Tide Features

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Preview: Does Beyond Earth's first expansion pack bring with it a tidal wave of positive changes?.

I enjoyed Civilization: Beyond Earth for the most part, but I couldn’t escape the nagging feeling that there was something missing. The various faction leaders lacked the charisma of Civilization’s merry band of historical figures, diplomacy was a bit of a washout, and the game never fully embraced its sci-fi setting – it felt, ultimately, like little more than a re-skinned Civ 5. I’m happy to say, then, that...