The Week In Games: At Last, Civilization

Sid Meier's Civilization V is this week's sole highlight, though a PlayStation Move title, Serious Sam on Xbox Live Arcade, and DeathSpank on both console services, should appeal to many.

Tuesday, Sept. 21

  • Sid Meier's Civilization V (PC) - The fifth installment of the venerable empire-builder debuts a hexagonal map and revised combat mechanics.

Also: Club Penguin Game Day! (Wii); DeathSpank: Thongs of Virtue (PSN); Dreamworks 2-in-1 Party Pack (DS); Etrian Odyssey III: The Drowned City (DS); Farm Frenzy: Animal Country (DS); High Velocity Bowling (Move Edition) (PS3); Jewels of the Tropical Lost Island (DS); Midnight Mysteries: The Edgar Allan Poe Conspiracy (DS); Need for Speed: Nitro-X (DSiWare); New Carnival Games (DS, Wii); World Golf 2011 (PC)

Wednesday, Sept. 22

  • DeathSpank: Thongs of Virtue (XBLA)
  • Serious Sam HD: The Second Encounter (XBLA)
  • F1 2010 (PC, PS3, 360)

Thursday, Sept. 23

  • Darksiders (PC)

Looking Ahead

Sept. 28: Dead Rising 2, FIFA 11, Guitar Hero: Warriors of Rock, Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light (PSN); Sept. 30: Final Fantasy XIV Online; Oct. 5: NBA 2K11, NBA Elite 11, NBA Jam. Oct. 12: Super Scribblenauts, Medal of Honor.

What are you getting? What do you want? What are you looking forward to? Sound it off below, and at #twig.