today announced that Sid Meier's Civilization V
, the new sequel currently in development at Firaxis Games
, is due to hit the store shelves in North America on September 21 and UK on September 24, exclusively for PC. Built on a new engine, Civilization V features an entirely new combat system, deeper diplomatic interactions, an intuitive interface, improved diplomacy, in-game community hub, advanced modding tools, and more. In related news, the official Sid Meier's Civilization V website
has been re-launched with new info and goodies to check out. Particularly notable are some newly announced civilizations and leaders including Darius (Persia), Ramkhamhaeng (Siam), and Hiawatha (Iroquois).