Civilisation 5 Tag

Posted by Gavin Mannion - 14 Feb 2011

So today’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 it’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.

Posted by Guest Writer - 04 Oct 2010

Yes, number five! The Civilization series is one of the most successful strategy games of all time. It is a turn –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 system Read our full review, after the jump. by Marius van der Merwe