Civilization V: Brave New World
Great new mechanics and features.
Much greater diversity in play styles.
New mechanics are well integrated with old ones.
Additions help create better mid-game content.
Revamped Trade Routes change game for the better.
AI needs to vote smarter at World Congress.
Some new elements can be difficult to understand at first.
Late game still isn't as interesting as exploration.
Losing a few hundred more hours.
By PC Authority on September 02, 2013
It's amazing to think that Civilization V is now three years old, having celebrated its release way back in 2010. And yet, with this second expansion, the classic game of addictive, turn-based exploration and expansion (plus a few more Xs besides)...100
By Macworld UK on August 13, 2013
Conquer the world – from the Globe Theatre in London The Civ series of strategy games has long since passed the point where all you had to do was build up a big army and then go off and conquer the world. Civilization V beefed up the diplomacy...100
By GameBlog FR on August 07, 2013
Prise en main foireuse, IA moisie, point de contrôle à se flinguer, réalisation antédiluvienne, artistiquement douloureux... Si de nombreux médias ont tenté de nous faire croire que la vie de vampire pouvait être excitante, Dark nous en rappelle toute l'horreur à travers un gameplay mort-vivant.30
By HardcoreGamer on August 07, 2013
Dark turns into an experience you may want to quietly sneak past. The RPG elements and distinct visual style do present some life, but don’t go in expecting this to be a mechanically sound game.50
By Techgage on August 05, 2013
When I reviewed Gods & Kings at its release , I had no idea that I was going to end up loving it a lot , and that I'd consider it a major improvement to an already great game. With Brave New World , Firaxis has done it again. The added mechanics are...-
By Mac|Life on July 24, 2013
Brave New World adds extra polish and intriguing options to the strategy favorite. Fans needn't hesitate to explore this excellent fresh terrain. 1 of 6 Civilization V: Brave New World Review View the full image Cultural content like famous...90
By Strategy Informer on July 23, 2013
Slow, steady, and unrelenting: the progression of the Civilization franchise is mirrored in the technological advancement that forms a core part of the game’s make-up. From release-to-release, the series is always moving forward, always improving...85
By InsideGamingDaily on July 22, 2013
That’s the ultimate strength of Brave New World — every addition is more than just a +1 to the feature list. Instead, it ricochets up and down the systems that are already in place, giving you new options and methods of play. Brave New World is the real Civilization V; get it and never look back.90
By PCAdvisor on July 19, 2013
This major add-on for Civ V is almost incomprehensible for non-fans, and frankly it's nowhere near as smart as it could be about explaining its new stuff, but for those who have already sacrificed dozens of hours to this strategy giant, Brave New World is absolutely essential.80
By EuroGamer on July 16, 2013
The additional content of Brave New World ensures that, now more than ever, Civilization 5 feels like a complete package; a game to lose hundreds of hours to as you build an empire to stand the test of time, and one to which you'll sacrifice many a cup of tea along the way.80