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Sid Meier's Civilization® IV: Colonization

By Aspyr Media, Inc.

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Sid Meier's Civilization® IV: Colonization™ is the fifth offering in the award winning Civilization IV series for the Macintosh. A re-imagining of the classic Colonization strategy game Sid Meier created in 1994, this provides a new game experience in which you lead a European nation on a quest to colonize the thrive in the New World. Explore, trade, fight, and guide your people from the oppressive motherland. Ultimately you can battle for your freedom and independence!

◆ Classic Game Design - The strategy classic is rebuilt with beautifully improved visuals, while retaining the famously addictive gameplay and endless fun that are synonymous with Sid Meier games. .
• Establish a New Nation - Play as the English, Spanish, French or Dutch and journey to a brave new world in search of freedom from your oppressive homeland. .
• Detailed Tutorial - Enhanced tutorial helps both fans of Colonization and new players on your way to ruling the New World. .
• Multiplayer Offers Tons of Replay - Compete locally via the Hotseat and LAN modes, offering endless ways to conquer the New World.

IMPORTANT: Since the closure of GameSpy, internet multiplayer is no longer available for Civilization IV: Colonization on the App Store.

© 2014 Take-Two Interactive Software and its subsidiaries. Developed by Firaxis Games. Sid Meier’s Civilization IV: Colonization, Civ, Civilization, 2K Games, the 2K logo, Firaxis Games, the Firaxis Games logo and Take-Two Interactive Software are all trademarks and/or registered trademarks of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. in the USA and/or foreign countries. Published and distributed in North America by Aspyr Media, Inc. Aspyr and the Aspyr "star" logo are federally registered trademarks of Aspyr Media, Inc. All rights reserved. The ratings icon is a registered trademark of the Entertainment Software Association. Mac and the Mac logo are trademarks of Apple Computer, Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. All other trademarks and trade names are the properties of their respective owners.

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In order to run the game with satisfactory performance, your Mac must meet these minimum system requirements: Intel Core 2 Duo / 1.83 GHz CPU Speed / 1 GB RAM / 1 GB free disk space / 128 MB (VRAM)/ Video Card (ATI): Radeon X1600 / Video Card (Nvidia): Geforce 8600

Supported video cards:
ATI RADEON X1600, X1900, HD 2400, HD 2600, HD 3870, HD 4670, HD 4850, HD 5670, HD 5750; NVIDIA GEFORCE 8600, 8800, 9400, 9600, GT 120, 320M, 330M

NOTICE: Intel integrated video chipsets are not supported.

NOTICE: Apple original CPUs only, CPU upgrades not supported.

NOTICE: This game is not supported on volumes formatted as Mac OS
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What's New in Version 3.18

How we're making Sid Meier's Civilization IV: Colonization even better
- Fix a crash unique to the Intel HD3000 GPU


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Sid Meier's Civilization® IV: Colonization
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  • USD 19.99
  • Category: Games
  • Updated:
  • Version: 3.18
  • Size: 647 MB
  • Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish
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Rated 12+ for the following:
  • Frequent/Intense Cartoon or Fantasy Violence
  • Infrequent/Mild Realistic Violence

Compatibility: OS X 10.6.6 or later

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