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Sid Meier's Civilization se­ries has de­fined turn-based strat­egy games, and Civ VI is another corker to add to the se­ries. The ob­jec­tive, as al­ways, is to ex­plore the world and rise to the top through con­quest or diplo­macy – or both. Vet­eran Civilization play­ers will quickly find their feet with the fa­mil­iar game me­chanic, while still be­ing chal­lenged by the new depth and va­ri­ety.

For one thing, the new Dis­tricts sys­tem makes city build­ing a more sprawl­ing af­fair, let­ting you place build­ings ac­cord­ing to their strate­gic im­por­tance within your city. The map, too, has been im­proved to make it eas­ier to see ex­actly what is hap­pen­ing at a glance.

These changes and more add up to a game that is im­mer­sive even for the no­to­ri­ously en­gross­ing Civilization se­ries. It'll keep you com­ing back, if only for one more turn…

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