Sid Meier’s name is on the box, but Civilization was actually the brainchild of two designers. Bruce Shelley is the other, and here are both men giving a good talk on the history of the series.
Age of Mythology? It's been too long, old friend, too long. An extended edition of the fantastic (and weirdly forgotten) strategy classic is on its way to Steam.
I never saw this on a shelf as kid. I know this, because if I had, I'd have bought it.
I don't tend to truly miss many video game studios. Businesses come and go, their developers move on, make new stuff, the world keeps spinning.