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Civilization V: Gods & Kings dev chat introduces the expansion's new civilizations

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Civilization V's first expansion is out next week. Gods & Kings most notably introduces religion (gods), new civilizations (kings), and espionage (&?). I'm optimistic about the new systems, which you can read about in my recent hands-on preview (opens in new tab) , but for an overview of the new leaders and units, hop inside to watch Producer Dennis Shirk and Lead Designer Ed Beach talk to someone standing next to the camera.

Neither of them mentioned Sweden, which is madness. Gustavus Adolphus (opens in new tab) , I choose you!

Tyler Wilde
Tyler Wilde

Tyler grew up in Silicon Valley alongside Apple and Microsoft, playing games like Zork and Arkanoid on the early personal computers his parents brought home. He was later captivated by Myst, SimCity, Civilization, Command & Conquer, Bushido Blade (yeah, he had Bleem!), and all the shooters they call "boomer shooters" now. In 2006, Tyler wrote his first professional review of a videogame: Super Dragon Ball Z for the PS2. He thought it was OK. In 2011, he joined PC Gamer, and today he's focused on the site's news coverage. After work, he practices boxing and adds to his 1,200 hours in Rocket League.