I’ve got a bit of a love affair for strategy games and so I couldn’t not pass on this great information when I saw it this morning when I logged into Steam.
So todayâ€™s a big day for both South Africa and gaming and in general thanks to the Soweto Gospel Choir, Civilisation 5 IV and Christopher Tin.The reason being that Christopher walked up onto stage a few hours ago and collected a Grammy for his work on Baba Yetu, a song from the recently released Civilisation 5. What makes this interesting to me is that this is the first time a piece of music that was produced for a videogame has won a Grammy.Now you need to remember this as itâ€™s going to be a Trivial Pursuit question one day, the song itself was sung by our very own Soweto Gospel Choir with instrumental backing by the Philharmonic Orchestra.
Yes, number five! The Civilization series is one of the most successful strategy games of all time.It is a turn â€“based strategy title that revolves around building up a legendary civilization to tower above the others. It functions on diverse playing field laid out in a hexagonal grid system. This is one of the first major changes in Civilization, which has always functioned in a square grid systemRead our full review, after the jump.by Marius van der Merwe