Civilization V's Screenshots Are Taking Over Our World

All the bombastic trailers, third-person shooters and celebrity actors in the world couldn't stop this from being my most anticipated game of 2010.

It's clear just from these screenshots that the fifth Civilization is in no way dumbing itself down; indeed, the combination of all those buttons and a hexagonal-based screen has this looking more like Hearts of Iron than Civilization: Revolution.

Or maybe that's my World Cup hangover talking...

Civilization V's Screenshots Are Taking Over Our World

Civilization V's Screenshots Are Taking Over Our World

Civilization V's Screenshots Are Taking Over Our World

Civilization V's Screenshots Are Taking Over Our World

Civilization V's Screenshots Are Taking Over Our World

Civilization V's Screenshots Are Taking Over Our World