U.S. presidents—fictional or not—have had a major impact on video games. When a game has something to do with the United States, there’s a good chance the Commander-in-Chief is gonna show up.
Happy Fourth of July, Americans. Time to spend the day playing Sid Meier’s Colonization, the quintessential game about American independence, over and over until you pass out.
Every once in a while, when I’ve got a couple hours to kill or just feel a certain craving, there’s always one game I’ll pick up: Sid Meier’s Colonization.
Elon Musk has been labeled as somewhat of a real-life Tony Stark. He's founded future-facing companies like Tesla Motors and SpaceX, and seems genuinely dedicated to help humanity with advanced technology. Now, he's set his eyes on Mars, and he's thinking big.
Not being American, I have no personal affinity towards 4th of July celebrations. If I were, though, you can bet your ass I'd be spending the day playing Sid Meier's Colonization over and over and over again.
"I see great dangers for the human race," begins noted theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking. As a human myself, that's exactly the sort of thing I don't like to hear.
The 2008 version of Colonization seems like it's too good to be true. Like, a remake? Of 1994's brilliant strategy game Colonization? Pure remakes of games are rare enough, but remakes of such a niche, underappreciated title? Its like the PC gaming gods took a break from the usual fire and brimstone and were instead…