Firaxis’ latest strategy game looks like an epic experience in the truest sense of the word, so to help get your head around everything that Civilization: Beyond Earth offers a new 7-minute overview video has been release. Showing many of the basic gameplay mechanics and combat strategies, as well as Virtues, the Orbital Layer, and Purity Affinity, this trailer’s also got a good old bout of Kraken-bashing to boot.
The infamous sea monster of legend isn’t confined to the Nordic coasts it seems, with the alien planets also host to this gigantic sea dweller. When you’re not going 20,000 leagues beneath the sea though you’ll be wading through Civilization: Beyond Earth’s hex-based gameplay, which looks to play a lot like Civilization V, albeit with a few new layers and the ever-present challenge of colonising a potentially hostile world. [More]