What Gamespot Users have to say about Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri

  • Review Score:8.7

    Build your civilization.... on an alien planet!

    Alpha Centuari feels and plays just like the old Civilization games, and if you loved those, you'll be sure to love this one too. I personally enjoyed this because it had that sci-fi touch to it and all those leaders th... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.5

    Possibly the best turn-based strategy game... EVER!!!

    I just don't know where to begin with this masterpiece of a game! Seriously, I have played this game for hundreds of hours, and as soon as I beat one game I start another. Highly addicting. I recommend this to actually a... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.6

    One of the best TBSs ever...

    "Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri" is to "Civ 2", as the Gamespot review aptly states, a lot like "Starcraft" is to "Warcraft II". But if you look at the game people are playing so many years later, it isn't Warcraft II.... i... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9

    Stands the test of time

    When Sid Meier and Brian Reynolds left Micropose after developing the first two Civilization games, they (temporarily) left behind the rights to that storied franchise. However, they took the magic with them and imbued i... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:10

    Yes, it's the best videogame of all times.

    It's hard to write a review for Sid Meyer's Alpha Centauri: not just because of its deep and various gameplay features, but because this "game" (I know, the word "game" limit too much this masterpiece....) is such a monu... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.4

    Something to go insane for..... In a good way

    There it was. A colony pod. Just to have this unit I was excited for what the game would bring. To me the colony pod meant the beginning of either an experience I would love, or love to hate. I started. One, two, three h... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8

    Fan of Civilization says: Good game, but needs improvement.

    Overall, this game is fun. Any followers of Sid Meiler will pick this game up and instantly know what's what. It's got the same concepts that make Civilization fun: Conquer, Diplomacy, Espionage, Expand, Research, Trade,... Read Full Review

    0 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.9

    Great, how else to describe it...

    First of I am going to say that this game is one of the best TBS games I have ever played. The game will keep you occupied at all times because it requires a whole lot of attention. You must manage your population, your ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9

    After all the wars on earth the people have had enough, they move onto a differant planet where war.war never changes.

    Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri is like going back inti to see how the future could be like if things go a little crazy. Now at the end of the Civilization's games you could win by differant ways..you could destroy all the ot... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.5

    A game I had to recommend. Definitely one of the games that inspired me to start writing reviews.

    Game play It has all the trappings of the civilization games but goes beyond it. First off, it must be pointed out that the entire premise of Alpha Centauri and the Civilization series clearly sets them apart. What ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful