Sid Meier's Civilization IV: Colonization

Game review by Chad Sapieha, Common Sense Media
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age 11+

A brainy twist on the Civilization formula.

Windows 2008

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age 12+

Great Game

This game, like any building sim, starts out VERY slowly, so it's probably a better choice for older kids who may have a little more patience. I've found it very hard to win this game. I played the original "Colonization" when it first came out, and this one seems a lot harder. It is a turn-based game, so you can take your time and work out your strategies, rather than having to just run around and shoot things.

Game Details

  • Platform: Windows
  • Available online?: Available online
  • Publisher: 2K Games
  • Release date: September 22, 2008
  • Genre: Strategy
  • ESRB rating: E10+ for Alcohol Reference, Tobacco Reference, Mild Violence
  • Last updated: November 4, 2015

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