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  2. 9 (283)
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  5. 6 (70)
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  • User Rating 9

    Welcome back old friend! Colonization is a classic, and Sid Meier has honoured that classic with this latest version!

    Rated on September 23, 2008 by vedek

    I was excited when I heard Sid Meier was revisting the Colonization franchise. I had no doubts it would be good, and I am not disappointed. In many ways, this version is far superior to the original. ...

    10 out of 16 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    Improving a Classic!

    Rated on September 24, 2008 by meridianhawk

    I didn't think it was possible, but they've taken one of my all-time favorite games as a kid and improved it. If you enjoyed the original, you'll enjoy this one. The graphics are fantastic and I l...

    5 out of 7 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    A classic game with improved graphics

    Rated on September 24, 2008 by klepel

    So here it finally is, the official 2008 release of the one-and-only Sid Meier Colonization game. I'll break it down real quick: if you're not a fan of turn-based-strategy then you're gonna hate this ...

    1 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    A good update to a Sid Meier classic!

    Rated on October 02, 2008 by NomadIIIM

    Civilization IV: Colonization stays true to the fundamentals of the original and has become even more enjoyable the second time around. Beyond the graphics and music, very little has been altered sign...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    An epic modernization of a favorite classic game.

    Rated on September 27, 2008 by KevlarIllumini

    When first I heard Firaxis Games was remaking the fantastic classic game Colonization using the Civ IV engine, I thought it was an interesting idea. Glad it was worth the wait, turned out fantastic...

    2 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    If you liked the first one...this is a great update.

    Rated on September 27, 2008 by urchaldean

    I put my hand up and say that I loved the first Colonization game and spent many hours befriending natives and beating up the British. Frankly, it's a near perfect upgrade, they have stuck to the th...

    3 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    Finding your new land.

    Rated on September 28, 2008 by farizcleo

    If you want to study history by games, this game will the best way to do this. With the easy-understanding system and fine graphic will make you fun. I think this game may help gamers who want to play...

    1 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6.5

    Older players will enjoy the nostalgic value, but as a 2008 release Colonization is sorely lacking.

    Rated on September 29, 2008 by Natria

    Having played the original for hundreds of hours, I was really excited to see a long overdue remake of Colonization. It's really a mystery why it took so long, but sadly the result was not worth th...

    12 out of 13 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 3.5

    Looks great, but then the realization dawns...

    Rated on September 30, 2008 by Ilthik

    You've just spent the last half hour dragging and dropping colonists and goods. And you haven't yet hit enter. I enjoy a good bit of micromanagement more than most people, but this remake of Colonizat...

    27 out of 33 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6.5

    Same as the original but worse

    Rated on September 30, 2008 by epakille

    Ok so why is this worse then the original (from freakin long ago)? Simply: The original is more fun to play, more responsive, more focused, more clean. This DO feel like a mod for civ4 rather th...

    3 out of 10 found this review helpful.